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.
Spending time in Yarmouth
Sitting on the banks of the river Yar overlooking the Solent, with a pretty marina, great places to eat, eclectic shops and surrounded by countryside, the town of Yarmouth should definitely be on your “to do” list. Take our guided tour of Yarmouth here...
Magnificent Osborne House
A visit to the Isle of Wight wouldn’t be complete without a day at Osborne House. From the moment you step foot into the vast gardens and see the majestic house standing proudly overlooking the countryside and valley towards the Solent, this is a place you will never forget.
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Everyone loves donkeys right? Those big ears and doleful eyes get me every time. A visit the Donkey Sanctuary gives you the opportunity to say hello to these beautiful creatures and learn all about this fabulous charity and the work they do to rescue donkeys from both the UK and abroad.
The Art of Collecting Sea Glass
Head to the eastern side of the Island and search for treasure waiting to be discovered on the beach. Sandown, Lake and Bembridge are all places you may be lucky enough to find sea glass.
Walk to The Needles and Tennysons Monument from Freshwater
Walking on the island is a delight wherever you choose to go and there’s certainly lots of choice. From grassy, open downs to ancient woodland, coast path to cliff top, the Isle of Wight has some great walks on offer.
Stay safe and enjoy six outdoor activities on the Isle of Wight
As the year slowly turns Autumn brings warm seas and quieter beaches. The Isle of Wight is the perfect place to make the most of the end of summer, where a staycation still has the added excitement of a ferry crossing.
There's something for everyone at Chale Show. Watch entertainment taking place throughout the day in the main arena, sit on hay bales and enjoy local musicians, browse around the local produce stalls or take the kids to the fair. **The 2021 show has been cancelled**
Nestled in between Ryde and Seaview, Puckpool Park overlooks the sandy beach of Appley and has everything you’ll need for a family day out.