Spending the day in Cowes
Often referred to as the ‘sailing capital of the world’ because of the rich history of sailing for which this small town is famous for across the world, including being the location of the very first ‘Americas cup’ and of course the infamous Cowes week.
Cowboy Showdown at Blackgang Chine
Using nothing but an old bit of wood and maybe a homemade bow and arrow out of some bamboo from the garden and bit of string, I'm sure many people have fond memories of playing Cowboys and Indians (native Americans) as a child, I know I do.
Some of our favourite family attractions
In no particular order...just some of our favourites.
Wellies & Walkies at Fort Victoria
We had a lovely spring like day here on the Island this weekend so I thought what better way to spend it than getting out for a walk and dragging the family and the dog along with me to.
Best place for an Island Sundowner
At the end of a long day of exploring the Island, playing on the beach or recovering from a long hike (maybe to the pub), there’s nothing better than enjoying a cold drink on a Summers evening and watching the sun go down over the horizon whilst staring out to Sea.
A visit to Helston
If you're reading this blog, you've probably already seen the update on the homepage of this site but in case you missed it... At the beginning of this year, Wight Locations became part of the much larger holiday cottage company Classic Cottages
Quarr Abbey - A working monastery
One of the most intriguing aspects of the Isle of Wight is the amount of hidden historical features, that are only just off the beaten track, but missed by so many visitors to the Island.
9 restaurants to avoid if you're counting calories on holiday
As soon as the nights start to draw in at this time of year it takes an almost herculean effort to prise us from the sofa of a wintry evening. And the temptation to cosy up is even greater in a holiday cottage, nestled in comfy sofas, with the obligatory blanket, roaring fire, and a good book.
Top Isle of Wight Pet Friendly Walks
The Top 6 Pet Friendly Walks on the Isle of Wight According to manaboutadogblog