Shanklin Seafront, situated on the southeast coast of the Island is one of our most popular seaside beach resorts, with miles of golden sand, this is a great place for all the family, no matter what the age!
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.
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.
Magic at the Needles
The Needles at Alum Bay are possibly the most famous landmark associated with the Isle of Wight.
Royal Agricultural Show
The ‘County Show’ as its more commonly known is a popular event on the island with locals due to the large rural and agricultural community on the Island.