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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: Sarah Sims

It’s always good to know family friendly places to eat with great food and a relaxed atmosphere. Here are our Top 5 Isle of Wight child friendly eateries.

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by: Sarah Sims

Knowing where to stay when it comes to privacy and seclusion can be all when you're after a completely relaxing holiday.There are plenty of self-catering places off...

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by: Alix Robinson

Planning a trip to the Isle of Wight and want a few things to do that won't break the bank? Then checkout our list of free things to see and do on the Island during...

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by: Jo Macaulay

Fireworks fill the skies around the Isle of Wight on many occasions throughout August so make sure you catch at least one display.

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by: Sarah Sims

With half of the Island designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are plenty of great picnic spots to enjoy from forests and downland to beaches and...

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by: Jo Macaulay

The Isle of Wight has lots of fantastic scenery and is reputed to have more pubs per square mile than any other British county! So we thought we’d add the two togeth...

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by: Alix Robinson

The Little Gloster in Gurnard is one of the Island’s top gastro heavens - as voted for by Island visitors having scooped the 2015 myisleofwight Award for Best Gastro...

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by: Jo Macaulay

Open from March each year, Bembridge Windmill is the Island's last remaining windmill and one of the Isle of Wight's most iconic images.

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by: Jo Macaulay

Did you know that the Island is the biggest garlic producer in the UK? When Colin Boswell began growing garlic commercially in Newchurch 35 years ago, Islanders...

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by: Red Funnel

If you’re thinking of joining a yacht or sailing club on the Isle of Wight, you’re spoilt for choice, especially when it comes to Cowes sailing clubs, so we've pulle...

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