The Best of Isle of Wight

A much loved residence of Queen Victoria, here’s what to do and see on the scenic Isle of Wight.

The Grill, West Cowes

The Grill is a contemporary seafood restaurant located on the stunning Isle of Wight. The restaurant prides itself on providing a sophisticated and stylish dining experie ...

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Freshwater Bay, Freshwater

Surrounded by vibrant white chalk cliffs, Freshwater Bay is one of the Isle of Wight’s prettiest beaches. Chalk and flint pebbles give the beach a uniqueness whilst the ...

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Quay Arts Centre, Newport

At the head of the River Medina is the Isle of Wight’s leading art gallery and live arts venue. The Quay Art Centre includes three galleries with a regular changing pro ...

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Alum Bay Pebble Beach, Totland

Surrounded by the incredible sand cliffs is Alum Bay Pebble Beach. This area is famous for the Needles, which is a collection of jagged pointed cliffs heading out to sea. ...

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Castlehaven Retreat, Ventnor

Uninterrupted panoramic sea views from one of the most scenic viewpoints on the island are here at Castlehaven Retreat and Beach Cafe. Delicious sandwiches are served wi ...

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The Bistro, Ventnor

The Bistro pairs modern sophistication with a relaxed dining atmosphere to create a truly wonderful place to eat. You can find The Bistro in the seaside town of Ventnor. ...

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The Mess-Canteen+Bar, Cowes

The Mess-Canteen+Bar has a daily changing menu using local, daily delivered fresh produce, which is served in a busy and atmospheric space. ...

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The Model Village, Godshill

Model Villages are a uniquely British pastime full of nostalgia, charm and fun. The Godshill Model Village was purchased by Robin Thwaites in the 1960s and continues to b ...

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Thompson’s, Newport

Chef Robert Thompson is the UK’s youngest chef to be awarded two Michelin stars, achieved during his time at Winteringham Fields/The Hambrough. With his own distinctiv ...

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Delysia Farm Shop, Brading

Inside an enchanting collection of wooden huts and buildings is Delysia Farm Shop in Brading. This vibrant business sells a fantastic selection of fresh produce. ...

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Castlehaven Beach, Ventnor

Tucked away down an unmade woodland track and leading to the sea is Castlehaven Beach on the Isle of Wight. This hidden gem is a beautiful seaside retreat from the more b ...

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Fishermans Cottage, Shanklin

Fishermans Cottage is a quaint pub in the seaside resort village of Shanklin. ...

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The Village Inn, Shanklin

With a thatched roof and sandy stonework, The Village Inn is a stunning pub that would make a great rest stop. ...

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Ryde Esplanade

Ryde Esplanade is a wonderful place to stroll, take in the beautiful sea views and perhaps stop off for a light refreshment at the 'Delicious cafe'. ...

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Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Wroxall

With more than 100 animals and entry by donation the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary is a great stop off for all the family rain or shine. The prime aim of the sanctuary i ...

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The George, Yarmouth

Set on the waters edge in the busy little town of Yarmouth is the luxurious George hotel. Some of their stylish bedrooms feature four-poster beds, timber balconies and ha ...

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Dan’s Kitchen, St Helens

On the pretty village green of the quaint St Helens is Dan’s Kitchen. Passionate about the best local produce and relaxed, informal dining; you’re in for a memorable ...

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Bramble & Berry, Bembridge

Recently opened in Bembridge and bustling with treasures is the new vintage and antiques shop Bramble & Berry. Selling decorative home-wares, furniture and unique items f ...

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Salty’s, Yarmouth

Spend an evening at Salty's and indulge in amazing seafood in a vibrant and friendly setting. Located near the small harbour of Yarmouth, this restaurant is not one to mi ...

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The Highdown Inn, Totland

Surrounded by stunning and unspoilt countryside, is the Highdown Inn Bed & Breakfast. This Inn is a traditional establishment that is passionate about making your stay as ...

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