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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Surfing at Compton – Staycation Part 2.

Surfing at Compton – Staycation Part 2.

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Today's trip falls in the the "old favourite" category of our staycation plans.

Open Day at The Tomato Stall

Open Day at The Tomato Stall

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My wife and daughter went to Open Farm Sunday events and here is what they thought of it: We loved our trip to Living Larder last year so planned to go back and see how Aimee and Will have developed ...

The Only People On The Beach

The Only People On The Beach

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It's been a glorious summer.

Gambling On The Pier

Gambling On The Pier

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It was another gorgeous day in the summer holidays when we took  the kids to Sandown Pier.

Picnic at Bembridge Mill – Staycation Part 1

Picnic at Bembridge Mill – Staycation Part 1

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After a long summer spent flying our flags at various events & festivals, we have finally begun our holidays!

Visit the Amazon on the Isle of Wight

Visit the Amazon on the Isle of Wight

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Living in Newchurch we are very close to the Amazon.