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Isle of Wight: Discover a Unique and Exhilarating Island
Boasting stunning natural beauty, an assortment of attractions and close to 60 miles of coastline to explore, the Isle of Wight is a unique and charming destination choice for all manner of visitors. Whether you’re looking for a fun-filled family adventure, relaxing weekend away by the beach or just want to take in the world-renowned Isle of Wight Festival, the area has something for everyone. Not to mention that the island – the largest in England and positioned just off the South coast – has its fair share of history, including being a haven for dinosaur enthusiasts.
There’s a reason why the Isle of Wight has been dubbed ‘Dinosaur Island’, and it has nothing to do with the Jurassic Park movies! Known as one of the richest areas in all of Europe for discovered dinosaur remains, over 25 different species’ have been found on the Isle of Wight to date. And as the land continues to erode little by little each year, even more fossils and bones continue to be revealed. To learn more about this aspect of the island, you can visit the Dinosaur Isle museum or take part in one of the organised trips for fossil hunting. But its history doesn’t stop there, and this is evident via many remaining sites that are available to explore. This includes the highly regarded Osbourne House, which was the former retreat for Queen Victoria from 1845, and is now an English Heritage site that features many original features and possessions. Further historic points of interest include the Norman times-era Carisbrooke Castle, St. Catherine’s Lighthouse and Quarr Abbey.
Activities for All
Although it is also a tranquil setting ideal for a peaceful break, the Isle of Wight contains an extensive amount of attractions if you are seeking an exciting and fun-packed trip. To start with, a visit to the beach is essentially mandatory when travelling to the island – and with the largest number of award-winning beaches in all of England, there are plenty to choose from! If you are an animal lover, you’re in luck when residing on the island. Acclaimed attractions such as the Isle of Wight Zoo, Monkey Haven and The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary are all recommended places of interest, while local wildlife roams the island for all to enjoy. And for something a bit out of the ordinary, you could pay a visit to the family-friendly Robin Hill Adventure Park or Wight Karting.
An Island for Music
When it comes to annual events, music is one theme that is prevalent with the island – something that is best evidenced by June’s Isle of Wight Festival. Famously in 1970, the festival attracted approximately 600,000 visitors, which is in the history books as a record attendance figure in the UK for a music concert. While the Isle of Wight Festival doesn’t quite reach those lofty figures these days, it continues to bring over major artists like The Who, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pharrell Williams year after year. Music aficionados will also be pleased to note Acoustic Isle, a February event that features a wide range of local acts, while September’s Bestival is a unique four-day celebration that combines music with various eclectic activities. And music-related events are not all that the Isle of Wight has to offer. How about a scenic stroll via the popular Isle of Wight Walking Festival? Perhaps take part in nautical-themed proceedings at the Festival of the Sea? Or experience Cowes Week, which is the biggest worldwide sailing regatta and dates back to 1826? The Isle of Wight benefits from a large selection of yearly events, so before you book your hotel, make sure to check the calendar to see what is taking place during your planned travels!
A large choice of restaurants can be visited when on the island, although it should be noted that the Isle of Wight is more expansive than it may initially seem – so it is important to note the areas where these eateries are located! As Shanklin is one of the most popular towns on the island due to its numerous hotels and attractions, it is only natural that it also features a healthy selection of dining options. Regarded picks in Shanklin include Pendletons, The Steamer Inn Restaurant and The Happy Haddock. Although if you are a true foodie fanatic, heading on over to Newport is a must. Along with being spoilt for choice in terms of options offered, this town boasts some of the most celebrated restaurants on the Isle of Wight in the form of Thompson’s, Burr’s Restaurant and The Bargeman’s Rest.
Price rangefrom RM166to RM4,533
Hotel Hotel Albion Freshwater
Property Location With a stay at Albion Hotel in Freshwater (West Wight), you'll be minutes from Dimbola Lodge and close to Tennyson Down. This hotel is within close proximity of The Needles Park and Fort Victoria Country Park. Rooms Stay in one of 40 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Bathrooms have separate bathtubs and showers and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers. Amenities Enjoy recreation amenities such as an indoor pool or take in the view from a terrace. Dining Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Albion Hotel. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily for a fee. Business, Other Amenities Free self parking is available onsite. more
Hotel Rockstone Cottage Freshwater
Situated a short walk from the beach and coastal path at Colwell Bay, Rockstone Cottage offers boutique bed and breakfast accommodation in a 1700s cottage with landscaped gardens and a patio. Six letting rooms are available, each one offering en-suite bathroom facilities as well as amenities such as flat-screen TVs, fans and hospitality trays with Fairtrade tea/coffee, homemade cake and bottled water. Guests at Rockstone Cottage enjoy free perks such as Wi-Fi and off-road parking. This B&B is adults only, with no provisions for children or pets. Breakfast, crafted from homemade and locally sourced produce, is served in the dining room. For lunch and dinner, area dining options include the Boat House and the Waterfront restaurants. The B&B lies within three miles of the Needles, the Royal Solent Yacht Club and Yarmouth Castle and Ferry. The Newtown National Nature Reserve is a 30-minute drive from the property. more
Hotel Clock House Freshwater
Located in the village of Brook, on the South West side of the Isle of Wight, Clock House offers bed and breakfast accommodation, free Wi-Fi, and free private parking. The property is set less than 1 mile from the coast. All rooms at Clock House feature a TV, a hairdryer and a selection of teas, coffees, hot chocolate and biscuits. Some offer an en suite bathroom, and some have private entrance with views to the garden. There is also a garden for guests to enjoyIn the mornings, Clock House offers a range of breakfast options. Dishes include full English, smoked salmon with scrambled eggs, and kippers with poached egg. Cereal, grapefruit and fruit juices are also available. This bed and breakfast is 15 minutes' drive from Newport, 5 miles from Freshwater, and 5 minutes' drive from Brightstone. Freshwater Bay Golf Club is only 7 minutes' away by car. Brook borders a section of rugged coastline, the Back of the Wight, a section of the coast well known for walking, fossil hunting, kitesurfing and windsurfing. more
Hotel Yarmouth Holiday Bungalow. 38 Brambles Chine Freshwater Freshwater
Two bedroom self catering semi detached bungalow.(Parking for your car at rear of bungalow) Looking out over green fields from the front, and sea views from the bedrooms. The holiday village of Brambles Chine is only yards from the sea and has direct access ,via a slip way, from front door to the beach is 3 minutes walk. (Beach is child friendly with some Pebbles mostly Sand) Brambles Chine has a putting green,children\'s play area, and a small shop.\nColwell bay has a child friendly sandy beach with plenty of rock pools, ice cream shops and a restaurant.\nThe nearby harbour town of Yarmouth is very picturesque and pretty, where the Wightlink car and passenger ferry crosses from Lymington.\nFreshwater Bay Golf course 18 Hole, Is only 2 miles away, The Best Golf course on the Island.\nPlease contact us for longer or shorter stays we will always try to accommodate you. Payments can be made by Pay Pal, Bank Transfer,or Cheque . more
Hotel High Quality And Luxurious Barn Conversion Close To The Sea Freshwater
A short drive from historic Pembroke and Tenby, West Barn is a luxury and spacious yet comfortable split-level barn conversion, nestling among the rolling hills of the Pembrokeshire National Park just a short walk from the coastal path, dramatic cliffs and sandy beaches of Freshwater East. You will be greeted by a large, stylish fully-equipped kitchen with integrated appliances, heated slate floor and high beamed ceiling. A farmhouse table is perfect for family meals. The lounge is drenched in natural light from large French doors and traditional windows as well as two velux windows. With comfortable sofas, antique furniture and warm oak floors, you can relax with a selection of books and DVDs, watch the large screen TV, or just gaze out at the garden watching farm animals grazing in the fields beyond.\r\n\r\nPlease note that a well-behaved dog is welcome, subject to conditions listed in the contract. Failure to declare pets or comply with the conditions may result in forfeiture of your damages deposit. For further details, please contact the owner before you book. more
Hotel Flat 8 Hazelhurst, Luxury Holiday Cottage In Freshwater, Ref 941773 Freshwater
Flat 8 Hazelhurst is a lovely second floor apartment situated near the village of Freshwater just three miles from Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. The apartment can sleep two people in one double bedroom as well as family bathroom. Also in the cottage is an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside is off road parking for one car and shared lawn. Flat 8 Hazelhurst is a superb apartment from which to explore this beautiful island. Amenities: Electric underfloor heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 1 x Smart TV with Freeview and movie streaming, 1 x TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared lawned garden. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 mins walk, pub 1.3 miles. Note: Access to apartment is by lift. more