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

Christmas on the Isle of Wight

Its the most wonderful time of the year, and an even more wonderful time to visit the Isle of Wight.  Don’t mistake this small island as a stereotypical ‘bucket and spade’ beach resort, it's much more than that!  In the winter months, discover a whole new side to the Isle of Wight as festive wonderlands and grottos pop-up around the Island, with something for the young, right through to the [...]

Shop & Eat Local on the Isle of Wight

Vectis Holiday Homes proudly boast full apartments, giving you the true home from home experience. Naturally with this our apartments also provide full kitchen facilities, meaning budding chefs and home-cooks can still make all their favourite dishes but with an Isle of Wight twist.  When on the Isle of Wight, you’re never far from a producer or supplier offering some great quality produce that not only tastes good, but supports [...]

Fireworks on the Isle of Wight this November

November is here - the perfect time of the year to wrap up and explore the beautiful autumn countryside around the Isle of Wight, but when night falls, the skies of the Isle of Wight are lit up with spectacular explosions and colour. Running throughout November, you’re not restrained to the standard fifth of November celebration. With a great selection of both firework displays, bonfires and Guy Fawkes events perfectly [...]

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 [...]