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: Mrs B

Periwinkles or winkles are a somewhat overlooked delicious seaside snack that is making a welcome return.

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

I am, by my own admission, pretty poor at golf. I try, I fail, I try again. Sometime ago I was invited to a charity golf event - Pinmar superyacht golf tournament in...

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The locals' blogs
by: Emma Spencer-Goodier

When the sun warms the sand, there is nothing more delicious than pottering down to the beach with your yoga mat beneath your arm, for a seaside practice al-fresco.&...

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The locals' blogs
by: Marianne Su-Yin

9.00amCheeky stop for home made pastries and cake and a freshly brewed barista coffee at PO41 coffee house, opposite The George Hotel, formerly a stunning 17th&...

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The locals' blogs
by: Emma Spencer-Goodier

Conscious eating on the Isle of Wight is becoming easier and tastier; vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan, gluten free, diary free, fat free, or paleo, the good news is t...

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The locals' blogs
by: Mrs B

One recent crisp spring morning, myself and Mr. B woke up and began to reminisce about our sorely missed converted railway carriage home. When the main Island line c...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

The other day we took the kids out for a walk. They are often reluctant to walk but when we said we were going to climb the Devil’s Chimney they immediately became a...

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The locals' blogs
by: Hot Totties

Today Chaz and Jas took Pongo to one of his favourite beaches at Colwell Bay. He is only allowed on the sandy beaches out of season, but this one is tucked away at t...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

A firm favourite with the family is Off the Rails in Yarmouth, a converted old railway station, that offers great food, cooked simply with a great atmosphere and vie...

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