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Cliffs near Freshwater Bay, isle of Wight

Scenic walks

With its miles of marked paths all over the Island, the Isle of Wight is the perfect destination for a walking holiday. The West side of the Island offers more rugged walking, with the Tennyson Trail offering fantastic views stretching to the Dorset coast and beautiful walks all around Freshwater Bay and along the coastal […]


Beautiful beaches

Whether it’s the family-friendly sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin, or the more rugged beaches of West Wight, the Isle of Wight has a great selection of beaches. Steephill Cove is a small traditional fishing bay near Ventnor with a very relaxed ambience. Whitecliff Bay is a more unspoilt beach near Bembridge with shallow water […]

Beach at Steephill Cove, Isle of Wight

Mottistone Manor, Isle of Wight

A varied history

Given its location off England’s south coast, the Isle of Wight has been historically important for Britain’s defences. Visit the Needles Battery, Carisbrooke Castle and Fort Victoria to learn more about the Island’s history from a strategic viewpoint. Osborne House was Queen Victoria’s holiday home for many years, and gives a more intimate view of […]


Great for families

With its sandy beaches and family attractions, the Isle of Wight has been a popular holiday choice for families for many years. Robin Hill and Blackgang Chine are 2 theme parks aimed at younger children, there are several animal attractions on the Island, dinosaur walks, go-karting, and making ornaments filled with multi-coloured sand at The […]

Shanklin seafront, Isle of Wight

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