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!

 

Blog Stream

Meet the woman behind the Isle of Wight Festival… Annie Horne

Meet the woman behind the Isle of Wight Festival… Annie Horne

in

Hostess with the most-est is Mrs Annie Horne.

Borthwood Bluebells

Borthwood Bluebells

in

It's bluebell season again!

The Master Mariner’s Favourite Spots for Eating Out with the Children

The Master Mariner’s Favourite Spots for Eating Out with the Children

in

There is nothing our girls like more than being taken out for a lunch and eating some of the fabulous local produce that’s available across the Island – especially the seafood!

In search of fossils – The Perfect Sunday Walk

In search of fossils – The Perfect Sunday Walk

in

Spending much of my time travelling abroad as I do, it is always a great joy to actually be home at the weekend and be able to grab the girls on a Sunday and go off exploring new nooks and crannies ac...

Looking for Crabs at St Helens

Looking for Crabs at St Helens

in

It was sunny a few weeks ago and we took mt mum out to visit St Helen's for a walk across the Duver, along the prom at St Helens and then onto the National Trust beach at low tide.

Going all Bear Grylls

Going all Bear Grylls

in

I go on walks in the country most days when I can.