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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: Red Funnel

Hostess with the most-est is Mrs Annie Horne. Possibly the Isle of Wight Festival’s best kept secret… An Island girl from the age of two and lover of classic soul mu...

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by: Jo Macaulay

We’re an Island, so naturally we are surrounded by sea and the water is full of fish – in fact the Isle of Wight’s 64 miles of coastline has some of the best fishing...

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by: Jo Macaulay

We’ve put together a list of our top 20 animals on the Island for you to find, both in the wild and at our attractions.

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by: Jo Macaulay

We have loads of great landscape photographers on the Isle of Wight, which is not surprising given the number of fabulous locations for capturing the beauty of the I...

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by: Jo Macaulay

Islanders know the ways to live on a budget and all the best deals, because we live here. To help you get the most out of a visit, here are some of our secrets so th...

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by: Alix Robinson

In today’s world of hustle bustle and eat, sleep, work, repeat, sometimes, you just want to escape from the everyday. So, we’ve pulled together a list of truly diffe...

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by: Jo Macaulay

As a new year begins, it's a good time to plan that perfect getaway with friends or family, so we thought we'd pull together our Top Ten 'Blow the Budget' Isle of Wi...

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by: Alix Robinson

The Isle of Wight is the perfect place to escape and unwind for a short break, take in the stunning coastlines, miles of footpaths to be discovered and oldy worlde p...

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by: Alix Robinson

With the holidays over, but the weather still mild, Autumn is the perfect time to go and discover some of the Island’s secret hidden gems. From safari tents to helic...

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by: Jo Macaulay

In the 1950s and '60s hundreds of scientists and engineers on the Isle of Wight successfully built, assembled and tested "perhaps the most economical and powerful sp...

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