Farringford News and Blogs

We will bring you news on the House, Gardens, the Isle of Wight and insights into the poems and works of Tennyson.

The House Restoration Exhibition

Our newly opened exhibition on the recently completed restoration of the main house is a fascinating detour for all visitors to the gardens…

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The House Restoration ExhibitionPosted: 22 Jun 2021

Coronavirus and Farringford March 2021

In light of government advice on COVID-19, we have decided that the house will be closed until further notice. The garden and grounds will re open on May 19th 2021. …

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Coronavirus and Farringford March 2021Posted: 20 Mar 2020

Inspired by Sappho

The iconic portrait of Sappho by Julia Margaret Cameron eerily reflects the famous portrait by George Frederick Watts of Tennyson, a copy of which hangs in Farringford’s Ante-Room…

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Inspired by SapphoPosted: 22 Sep 2018

First Visit to Farringford, Tennyson's Isle of Wight Home

My first visit to Farringford was like getting to know Tennyson personally. Tennyson’s desk, Tennyson’s clothes, Tennyson’s paintings and even his eating habits were vividly displayed…

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First Visit to Farringford, Tennyson's Isle of Wight HomePosted: 23 Aug 2018

White Park Cattle

Rare Breed White Park Cattle at Farringford,Three of our beautiful White Park cattle gave birth to bull cal…

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White Park CattlePosted: 03 Jul 2017

Restoration Update June 2015

Planning Permission,Last winter 2014 we were pleased to be granted full planning permission for the third a…

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Restoration Update June 2015Posted: 12 Jun 2017

Secure Online Booking

Farringford Holiday Cottages secure online booking…

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Secure Online BookingPosted: 09 Oct 2012
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