The Local’s Guide

Welcome to The Local’s Guide – this is the perfect place to find out some of the Isle of Wight’s best kept secrets – straight from the mouths of the resident local experts.

All our bloggers are Islanders who want to share the things they love best about the Island, including some great ‘Islanders only’ knowledge to the best spots for anything from picnicking to wild swimming!

 

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A Visit to West Wight Alpacas

A Visit to West Wight Alpacas

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My daughter and my mother-in-law went to visit West Wight Alpacas in the half term and this is their account: On a wintry day in February we decided to take the Number 7 bus to Wellow.

Spring is in the air…

Spring is in the air…

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I do love this time of year.

A Scoot Along Gurnard To Cowes And Back

A Scoot Along Gurnard To Cowes And Back

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A blog post written by my Brother-in-laws wife when they came to stay with us over Christmas.

Metal Detecting At Springvale Beach

Metal Detecting At Springvale Beach

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My daughter's wish was to get a metal detector at Christmas.

Ventnorville 2015

Ventnorville 2015

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The good people of Ventnor, led by the local businesses have established a seasonal event themed on the popular children's tale by Dr Suess - 'How the Grinch stole Christmas', on one of the key shoppi...

National Lampoon’s Isle of Wight Christmas

National Lampoon’s Isle of Wight Christmas

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We have a giant conifer outside our house and for years and years people have suggested I decorate it for Christmas with lights.