We are situated in the centre of Ventnor, on the south coast of the Isle of Wight.

Ventnor Arts Club
13 High Street
Isle of Wight
PO38 1RZ
Tel: 01983 857060

If you are travelling by car, it’s a direct road through the southern coastal towns from Fishbourne through Ryde, Sandown, Lake, and Shanklin. If you are landing at Cowes its a well signposted road through Newport and from Yarmouth you can take the scenic route though Freshwater and along the epic Military Road or again, route through Newport. Go to Google Maps or even better punch our postcode into a satnav for accurate directions.

There is 30 minute parking on the High Street but more practically, just a hundred yards past us on the one way system, plenty of long term parking in the Central Car Park.

Some of the firms that we recommend include:

Charlie’s Taxi 01983 853697
Chiverton’s 01983 853396
Jeff’s Taxi 07718877691
Alpha Taxi 01983 280280


Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head (Passenger only Fastcat) takes around approx 22 minutes.
Portsmouth to Fishbourne (car and passenger ferry).takes around 40 minutes.
Lymington to Yarmouth (car and passenger ferry) takes around 30 minutes.

Red Funnel
Southampton to West Cowes (Passenger only Redjet) takes around approx 24 minutes.
Southampton to East Cowes (car and passenger ferry) takes around 60 minutes.

A wonderful Hovercraft runs to Ryde Esplanade from Southsea in under 10 minutes. As far as we know, the last remaining commercial hovercraft service in operation.

Recommended places to stay

The Royal Hotel

The Hillside Hotel