The Locals' View

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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The locals' blogs
by: Hot Totties

Looking to celebrate their anniversary on the Isle of Wight Chaz and Jas discover North House in Cowes, for the perfect romantic night away. With 14 bedrooms all bea...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

Just down the road from me in Newchurch, is a little piece of South America known as Amazon World.

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The locals' blogs
by: Marianne Su-Yin

With Christmas fast approaching, the perfect gift couldn't be simpler on the Isle of Wight. I've hand picked some talented independent Artisan makers scattered aroun...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

I came over all Andy Galsworthy this week and thought I’d show you the results. I’ve been eyeing up the autumn leaves around the Island for some time now, a few year...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

With Christmas now firmly on the horizon, the Wife and I decided it would be a great idea to take the girls to a Christmas market. We were inspired when we popped ov...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

The abundant trees in Parkhurst Forest were once used in the 13th Century by a very wealthy lady called Isabella de Fortibus, the only ever independent owner of the...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

This morning I looked out my window and saw a nye of pheasants meandering through my garden. Beautiful, bright feathered and manly male strutting their way across th...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

As Autumn flies by and merges into winter, the Island takes on a whole new persona focused more around bracing walks, crackling fires and cosy indoor activities. Eve...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

Being a writer and publisher myself, I am very very fond of fonts. They are just my type. All types of fonts, and type and printing and I get very excited about trad...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

I do like walking. I must walk, because if I don’t walk I get cabin fever. If you’ve been sat at a computer all day it’s a must. And when you visit the Isle of Wight...

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