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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

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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by: Red Funnel

What’s on for family fun during Cowes Week? Here’s our best 5 things to do with the family for Cowes Week, if other family members might be out on the waves.

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by: Jo Macaulay

Although only 13 miles wide by 23 miles long, the Isle of Wight is home to an amazing number of talented artist, working across many mediums. Every July they open th...

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by: Alix Robinson

Here is our guide to some of the greatest Isle of Wight beaches, and the reasons why we love them.

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by: Red Funnel

For all those people that are over on the Island while the World Cup is on, who may be looking for the best pubs on the Isle of Wight that are showing the football,...

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by: Red Funnel

One of the most exciting summer pastimes with small children is rockpooling at low tide, when all the creatures that live in the shallows are uncovered by the sea. H...

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