Osborne House, Isle of Wight Carved boar guards the entrance to Osborne House, the Italianate palace on the Isle of Wight that served as Queen Victoria’s summer retreat and favourite home for nearly fifty years. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.