Monkey Haven on the Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight has a great selection of places to visit and Monkey Haven offers the chance to get up close to some fascinating creatures whilst supporting this worthy cause. Centrally located just outside Newport, make sure Monkey Haven is on your island "to do list".
Places to eat with a sea view on the Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is renowned for home grown produce and with more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the UK it's easy to see why. From fresh fish to Island tomatoes enjoy all there is to offer at one of these fabulous eateries.
Things to do on the Isle of Wight with kids
The Isle of Wight is a great place for a family holiday. Wherever you are on the island you are never far away from the sea and being only 36km long, nowhere is a long journey away. Self catering is the ideal choice for a family with children, and here are our top tips on where to take them for a fun day out.
Dog Friendly Beaches on the Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is a great place for a holiday with your dog. Many pubs and restaurants are dog friendly and there’s over 600 miles of footpaths to explore either along the coast or through pretty inland countryside and woodlands. Here’s our list of beaches to visit where you are welcome to bring your dog.
Favourite Beaches on the Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is situated off the south coast of England and blessed with over 70 miles of coastline. From the vast sandy shores of Shanklin, Ryde and Sandown to the pebbly coves of Steephill and Freshwater Bay, here are our top island coastal spots.
5 Best Farm Shops on the Isle of Wight
With an abundance of rich, green pastures, fertile soil and open sea, it really is no surprise that the Isle of Wight is renowned for its home grown produce. Farm Shops can be found around the island and here you’ll find our pick of the best, in no particular order.
Discover Newtown National Nature Reserve
Situated on the north westerly side of the island just four miles east of Yarmouth, Newtown National Nature Reserve is a beautiful tranquil nature reserve with footpaths leading through meadows, ancient woodland and the old quay.
The Delights of Cowes
Cowes is a genteel seaport on the westerly side of the River Media which sits opposite its smaller sister on the east bank, East Cowes. Famed for its world class marina and Cowes Week, take time to discover this characterful town, with oodles of eclectic shops and eateries and fabulous views over the Solent.
A visit to Quarr Abbey
Situated in a quiet corner on the north coast of the Isle of Wight, Quarr Abbey is a working Benedictine Monastery where you will find a visitor centre, tea rooms and gift shop, all surrounded by peaceful countryside and woodlands.