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

Carnival Island!

Home to world-famous music festivals, through to internationally renowned sailing regattas, the Isle of Wight has a wealth of events sure to appeal to every taste. Although headline acts such as The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, and Elton John have graced the Island with their presence, it's sometimes easy to forget some of the more traditional old-school fun you can still enjoy on the Isle of Wight. Long hailed as [...]

Things to do with the Family on the Isle of Wight

Six weeks can be a long time, and finding things for the kids to do during the school holidays can sometimes be a mission in itself. If you’re looking for ideas on what to do with the kids this summer on the Isle of Wight, we’ve picked the top five things to do with the whole family,  from across the Island. The Isle of Wight is the perfect family holiday destination, of [...]

Discover the best of Cowes Week 2019

Cowes Week, one of the worlds biggest sailing regattas and celebration of all thing on the water is just around the corner!  One of the UK's longest-running and most successful sporting events, it has been held in early August every year since 1826, with the only exception during the first and second world wars. Cowes week is now more than just a sailing regatta and is a great event to [...]

Win a stay on the Isle of Wight

Tell us your favourite place to visit on the Isle of Wight and win a family holiday in premium self-catering accommodation... Visit our Facebook or Instagram to take part and be in with a chance to win now! The Isle of Wight is the ideal destination for a family holiday. Whether it’s experiencing the magic of Blackgang Chine, learning to paddleboard at Freshwater Bay, taking the chairlift down to The [...]

When in Shanklin…

If you don’t feel like jumping in the car or hopping on the bus, Shanklin has plenty to keep the whole family amused without needing to venture further afield… Amazing attractions The east coast of the Island is home to some of the Island’s most popular attractions, including Shanklin Chine which has been open since 1817! A Site of Important Nature Conservation, wander around this natural phenomenon until dusk, then [...]

Things to do with the Family this weekend…

This weekend another fantastic family event hits the Isle of Wights shores… Rhythmtree has now firmly cemented itself on the Island festival calendar with the event happening this weekend 12th-14th July 2019.   Taking place at the beautiful Three Gates Farm, this festival is the perfect escape for families and friends looking for a slower-pace to the usual festival madness.  With an unsurpassed reputation for bringing together a diverse, rich [...]