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News Release 24-11-2008

Discover a Winter Wonderland on the Isle of Wight

This winter, head to the Isle of Wight with Red Funnel. Find fantastic shopping opportunities, great attractions to entertain the whole family, local produce served by a roaring fire in a cosy pubs and a stunning landscape to explore. With so much to see and do, why not stay for longer? Two nights B&B accommodation is available from £69 per person including return ferry travel.

Christmas shopping

Escape the High Street and visit some of the Isle of Wight’s boutique stores. Oasis near Brading has huge range of unusual homewares and seasonal goodies, or visit Arreton Barns where the working craft village has a great selection of ceramics and glass. Rosemary Vineyard offers personally labeled bottles for a truly unique gift, the Garlic Farm at Newport has an array of kitchen gadgets for the garlic-lover in your life, and Isle of Wight Pearl has a beautiful selection of handcrafted jewellery.

Days Out
See Santa when he visits the Isle of Wight Steam Railway from 6 December. Or, head to Cowes on 20th December to witness the magical Christmas Carnival featuring huskies racing through the High Street. Many attractions on the Isle of Wight remain open throughout the winter, visit for further information and advance tickets. Return ferry travel is available from just £30 return for a car and up to six passengers.

Stay awhile…                                                                                                         After a bracing winter walk, or a hard day’s shopping try one of the Island’s traditional inns for some wholesome food and locally brewed beers. You could even extend your break with Red Funnel Holidays’ wide range of accommodation. Stay at a variety of properties on a Bed and breakfast basis from just £69 per person for a 2 night break including ferry travel. Whatever you want in your winter getaway, there’s something for everyone on the Isle of Wight.

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