Spitbank Fort, an unusual venue in the middle of the Solent...
Ever wondered what those circular lumps of concrete were in the middle of the Solent when you are sailing over to the Isle of Wight?
Our Favourite Beach Side Cafes on the Isle of Wight
In no particular order...!
Salty's Restaurant Bar, Yarmouth
If you love seafood and a lively night out, Saltys is for you. At the side of the harbour in Yarmouth Saltys is very popular with tourists and locals as well as yacht crews.
The Folly Inn, East Cowes
Situated on the banks of the River Medina, just up from Cowes in Whippingham, The Folly Inn is in a fantastic location to sit out and watch the boats go by.
The Crab and Lobster, Bembridge
In a stunning location with fabulous seaviews over Bembridge Ledge on the east coast of the Isle of Wight, The Crab & Lobster has a traditional feel with plenty of seating and patio areas outside overlooking the sea.
The Taverners, Godshill
The Taverners is a real country pub that is popular with locals and tourists alike.
The Chequers Inn, Rookley
Originally a Customs House, The Chequers Inn in Rookley, near Newport is a very family friendly pub restaurant.
Wight Mouse Inn, Chale
The Wight Mouse Inn is a Hall and Woodhouse pub restaurant, one of the few remaining regional family brewers, brewing award-winning Dorset ales.
The George, Yarmouth
The George is a 17th century townhouse right on the water's edge in the busy harbour town of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.