The pretty Victorian seaside village of Shanklin is located on the south eastern corner of the Island and is famed for its good weather and quaint Old Village with its picture postcard thatched cottages. Here you will find unique gifts, unusual items and mementos to remind you of your time on the Island. The heart of the Old Village also has a bustling nightlife with several pubs regularly showcasing live music at the weekends.
Farmer Jacks, Arreton
Farmer Jacks Farm Shop was established by two Island farmers with the shared aim of providing quality and variety, reducing food miles, and promoting and supporting the wide range of local produce available on the Isle of Wight.
Newtown Harbour Nature Reserve
Once the Islands capital, Newtown is in the north west of the Isle of Wight. It is on a spider shaped inlet on the River estuary, Newtown Creek, and the area is a National Trust Nature Reserve.
Buddle Inn, Niton
The Buddle is a 16th Century smugglers Inn set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Niton, near Ventor, with stunning seaviews.
Quay Arts Cafe, Newport
Quay Arts Cafe in the centre of Newport offers exceptionally high quality and interesting cuisine in a relaxed and friendly environment.
The Old Smithy, Godshill
The Old Smithy in Godshill is a real surprise, stocking an extensive range of stylish boutique clothes and accessories from fashion houses around Europe.
Steephill Cove - A Hidden Treasure
Arguably one of the the prettiest places on the Isle of Wight, Steephill Cove is situated just south of the Victorian seaside town of Ventnor, a traditional Holiday destination.
The Little Gloster, Gurnard
Ben Cooke, head chef of the Little Gloster, spent several years sailing round the world serving the finest food on some of the worlds premier super yachts, before returning home to the Isle of Wight.
Rosemary Vineyard, Ryde
During your stay on the the Isle of Wight, why not visit Rosemary Vineyard near Ryde.