My Isle of Wight 2017 Award Winners

Congratulations to all our 2017 winners and nominees. 
You're all amazing and make the Isle of Wight a truly special place to live and visit!

And the My Isle of Wight Awards 2017 Nominees and winners were...



Best Place for Family Fun

Nominees: Robin Hill, Blackgang Chine, Tapnell Farm Park
Winner: Tapnell Farm Park


Best Shop to Pick Up that Something Special

Nominees: Jurassic Jim, Oasis, Quay Arts
Winner: Oasis


Best Event to Lie Back & Soak Up the Sounds

Nominees: Jack Up the 80’s, Isle of Wight Festival, Fairweather Festival
Winner: Isle of Wight Festival


Best Place to make a Furry Friend

Nominees: Tapnell Farm Park, Monkey Haven, Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Winner: Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary


Best Land-Based Activity Provider

Nominees: Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Tapnell Farm, John Cattle’s Skate Club
Winner: Isle of Wight Steam Railway


Best Way to Explore Outdoors

Nominees: Walk the Wight, Robin Hill, Osborne House
Winner: Walk the Wight


Best Water-Based Activity Provider

Nominees: Adventure Activities IOW, Wight Water, UKSA
Winner: UKSA


Best Place for Arts, Heritage & Culture

Nominees: Carisbrooke Castle, Quay Arts, Osborne House
Winner: Osborne House




Best Cuppa & Slice of Something Nice

Nominees: Bluebells Café, Chessell Pottery, Quarr Abbey
Winner: Quarr Abbey


The Best Homemade Burger

Nominees: Bluebells Café, The Smokehouse Burger Company, Three Buoys
Winner: The Smokehouse Burger Company


Best Eaterie With a Sea View

Nominees: The Spyglass Inn, Three Buoys, The Wonky Cafe
Winner: Three Buoys


Best Fish & Chips in Your Hand

Nominees: The Codfather, Corries Cabin, Ventnor Haven Fishery
Winner: Corries Cabin


Best Pit Stop Whilst Out Adventuring

Nominees: Garlic Farm Café, The Cow Co, Off the Rails
Winner: Garlic Farm Café


Best Gastronomic Experience

Nominees: The Royal Hotel, Nomad, Three Buoys
Winner: Three Buoys


Best Oldy-Worldy Pub with Island Ale

Nominees: The Spyglass Inn, The Pointer Inn, The Taverners
Winner: The Spyglass Inn


My Isle of Wight Local Produce Champion

Nominees: Garlic Farm, Briddlesford Farm Shop & Bluebells Café, Farmer Jacks
Winner: Garlic Farm





Most Luxurious B&B

Nominees: The Hambrough, Bedford Lodge, The Little Gloster
Winner: The Little Gloster


Most Unique Place to Stay

Nominees: The Lighthouse Steephill Cove, Tom’s Eco Lodges, Vintage Vacations (The Mission)
Winner: The Lighthouse Steephill Cove


Best Place to Hook Up (Caravanning & Touring)

Nominees: Appuldurcombe Gardens, Orchards Holiday Park, Whitecliff Bay
Winner: Whitecliff Bay


The Ultimate Hotel Experience

Nominees: The Royal Hotel, The Seaview Hotel, North House (Cowes)
Winner: The Royal Hotel


Best Place to Go Glamping

Nominees: Tom’ Eco Lodges, Vintage Vacations Airstreams, The Garlic Farm Yurts
Winner: Tom’ Eco Lodges


Best Place for a Shin Dig

Nominees: Steephill Cove (The Light House, Crow's Nest & Boathouse), Tapnell Manor, Vintage Vacations (The Mission & The Scout Hut)
Winner: Tapnell Manor


Best Rustic Camping Experience

Nominees: Grange Farm, Compton Farm, Chine Farm
Winner: Compton Farm


Cosiest Hideaway

Nominees: The Lighthouse Steephill Cove, Tom’s Eco Pods, NT Needles Coastguard Cottages
Winner: Tom’s Eco Pods