About The Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is a beautiful and diverse island. Known as the ‘garden isle’, the Isle of Wight is also often referred to as a miniature England due to it being home to high cliffs, rolling green hills, golden beaches and sparkling bays.
Located off the south coast of England, the Isle of Wight offers great self catering holiday accommodation and can be reached via hovercraft, high speed passenger catamaran and car ferry with travel routes from Portsmouth, Southampton and Lymington.
A great place for a holiday, the Isle of Wight has much to offer. The spectacular coastline, fine beaches and breathtaking views across the Island countryside and Solent are just a few reasons to pay a visit.
Renowned for offering something for everyone, the Isle of Wight is home to many historical sites, nature reserves and activity parks. Each seaside town and country village has its own identity, character and charm offering a range of activities, places to eat and views to enjoy.
Foodies visiting the Isle of Wight will find a wealth of options to tickle their taste buds; the availability of local grown produce, farm shops, locally sourced seafood, cosy country pubs and even a Michelin starred restaurant are all here to be enjoyed.
The Isle of Wight hosts a range of major events throughout the year including music festivals and sailing events. Those with a passion for walking or cycling are well taken care of too with activity and event weeks that take in the wonderful countryside and stunning views. With plenty of trails and cycle paths the Isle of Wight is definitely somewhere to explore on foot or by bicycle.
The Isle of Wight really is the ideal place anytime of the year for a break with children, family or friends.
To help you plan your stay, take a look at our round up of places to eat, attractions, shopping and beaches.
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