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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

Want to treat the one you love to the most romantic and delicious meal for Valentine’s Day on the Isle of Wight? Then check out our top ten dining destinations to tr...

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by: Jo Macaulay

There are plenty of pubs who will welcome you with your dog, but are there as many restaurants? We’ve rounded up our top six that will welcome you with your four-leg...

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by: Jo Macaulay

There are so many lovely places to stay on the Isle of Wight, whether you want to be in the lap of luxury, go it alone or fancy something a little bit different from...

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by: Jo Macaulay

The Isle of Wight is getting greener all the time, with initiatives to cut our carbon emissions and reduce plastic waste especially high on the agenda. Here are a fe...

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by: Jo Macaulay

So, you’ve decided that the diamond floating in the south is your destination for New Year’s Eve, where are you going to go? Yes, our Island may seem small, but our...

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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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