The Locals' View

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by: Jo Macaulay

Want to get out on the water during Cowes Week, but don’t have your own boat? There are several ways to see the action, or indeed get involved, and we’ve put togethe...

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by: Jo Macaulay

What’s on for family fun during Cowes Week? Here’s our Top Five Guide to activities for you and your children when other family members might be out on the waves.

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The locals' blogs
by: Hot Totties

The weather is sweet so the Hot Totties are down visiting the Isle of Wight and their ‘Home away from Home’ – it’s just so easy and hassle free to get here and then...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

I’m sure every seaside town or area claims to have the best ice cream in the country. Well, I’m sorry to sound so pompous, but the Isle of Wight definitely does have...

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The locals' blogs
by: David Thornton

A new poem in a series about the Isle of Wight written by one of our local experts David Thornton.

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Articles
by: Alix Robinson

What is Cowes Week? Cowes Week (3-11 August) is an annual sailing regatta that started in 1826 and is one of the most famous in the world. Around 8000 competitors, b...

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Articles
by: Jo Macaulay

Having hosted their very first Pride in 2017, the Isle of Wight went on to be chosen as host for UK Pride 2018 and are pushing the boat out in the most spectacular s...

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by: Jo Macaulay

Spectator viewing will be spectacular at the Island’s first top class British Horse Trials at Osborne House (25th-26th July). For not only is this going to be a top...

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Articles
by: Alix Robinson

Whether you’re visiting for a day, taking part in the racing or on holiday on the Island during Lendy Cowes Week (4th– 11thAugust), you’ll want to grab something nic...

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Articles
by: Jo Macaulay

Discovering the Isle of Wight by air or by boat is a great way to see areas of the countryside that you wouldn’t find any other way. See the amazing views from the t...

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