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Here you will find the best tips on places to eat and drink, the top attractions, beaches, activities, amazing places to stay on the Island and a fountain of other local knowledge.  

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by: Jo Macaulay

Ever thought of making your own jewellery? Or perhaps you have an idea in mind for a piece of jewellery that you’d like to make and give to somebody special?  ...

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by: Jo Macaulay

Shipwrecks abound around the Isle of Wight and some can still be seen in the shallows of the beaches, and at the foot of the cliffs. Others are further out but are g...

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by: Alix Robinson

It’s Sunday lunch season and the roast beef, lamb, pork, chicken and nut roasts are firmly back on the menu. A great warming and traditional meal that all the family...

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by: Jo Macaulay

Apparently the Isle of Wight is the most haunted Island in the world, and there’s scarcely a place where you won’t come across ghostly apparitions or things going bu...

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by: Jo Macaulay

Ghostly goings-on were the stuff of local legend until the mid 1970s when Gay Baldwin started writing her series of Ghost Island books (then called Ghosts of the Isl...

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by: Jo Macaulay

One of the most enjoyable, interesting and even educational activities on the Isle of Wight is walking along one of our beautiful beaches looking for treasures – whe...

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by: Sarah Sims

Enjoying a family holiday on a working farm comes with all sorts of unexpected benefits beyond the beauty of the countryside. You’ll be experiencing all manner of fa...

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by: Alix Robinson

Britain is a nation of dog lovers, with 7.3 million pet dogs across the UK, being firmly considered as part of the family. So we thought we'd pull together a guide o...

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by: Alix Robinson

What better way to dine on the Isle of Wight than arriving by boat and sitting eating overlooking the sea – whether that’s by ferry, rib or sailboat. With an Indian...

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by: Red Funnel

It’s almost a case of ‘where can’t you take your dog?’ when booking a stay on the Isle of Wight, as many hotels and B&Bs do welcome you with your four-legged fri...

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