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News & Stories2019-05-31T09:30:47+00:00

Enjoy a Be-Witching Halloween on the Isle of Wight…

You’ve heard the legends, now discover the truly frightening through to fiendish fun, there really is something for the whole family this Halloween on the Isle of Wight. Whether you're looking for the blood-curdling thrills of live horror mazes sure to make you jump out of your skin, or just some pumpkin patch arts and crafts fun with some furry friends. The Isle of Wight has long been infamous for [...]

As the sun sets, its getting brighter…

The evenings and days are getting colder, stormy seas are on the horizon and a frosty chill is in the morning air.  You could be forgiven thinking the Isle of Wight is a ‘bucket and spade’ tourist destination, but alas… there is more to this small UK Island than one may first expect. As dusk falls on the Isle of Wight, something vibrant is a-glow from near Arreton, at Robin [...]

Isle of Wight at the centre of the world…

As today marks World Tourism Day, it's the perfect opportunity to highlight all the best that the Isle of Wight has to offer. World Tourism Day – which this year sees the centre of its celebrations happening in India – is designed to highlight tourism’s role in local communities and the importance of sustainable and ethical travel. There is an insatiable urge to get out there and explore, finding new [...]

Going car-free on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is the perfect place to visit if you are without a car, with easy train links from London, Brighton, Bristol and other major cities. Once you’re on the Island take advantage of our fantastic bus service, and take the time to appreciate the miles of unspoilt natural beauty the Island has to offer. We’ve all been driving in the car and pointing out of the window [...]

Best places to eat this Autumn on the Isle of Wight

Can you feel it? The turning of the leaves on the trees, crisp mornings, mist in the air, and you can certainly smell it wafting from the kitchen’s across the Island - autumn is here and is the perfect time to embrace comfort food! Throughout the year the Isle of Wight is a haven for foodies looking to get their fill, whether it be a traditional pub meal with locally [...]

Explore the cultural side of the Island

Looking for a cultural escape this autumn? You may not have thought it, but the Isle of Wight is home to a wealth of artistic and historical treasures to discover year-round. This Autumn on the Island sees a variety of cultural events, from historical Roman treasures through to the adventures of rock heroes. Running until the end of September, Brading Roman Villa, working in association with The British Museum and [...]