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

Soak up some culture at the Ventnor Fringe 2019

You’ve heard of Edinburgh Fringe, well what about something a little closer to home? Have you been to the Isle of Wight? Well, what about Ventnor? If yes, you can't forget this calming and peaceful feeling, being within the Isle of Wights lush landscape and green scenery you’d be surprised in finding this small seaside town is home to one of the Isle of Wight’s biggest arts festival. Ventnor Fringe [...]

Adventures on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is well known for its slow pace of life and relaxed atmosphere, but could you imagine paragliding from a clifftop, ride an exhilarating speed-boat through the crashing waves-off The Needles?  How about circumnavigating over 500 miles of stunning paths and coastal walks around our quaint island or try something a little more unusual and Segway around some of our historic towns and villages. You may be [...]

Summer Solstice marks the start of the holiday season…

Summer Solstice is upon us, which can mean only one thing… the summer really is here on the Isle of Wight and even the weatherman agrees with us.  The Isle of Wight is a beautiful place to visit year round, but during the summer you’d need a good excuse not to visit!  We’ve put together our top things to not miss out on this summer on the Isle of Wight. [...]

What not to miss at the Isle of Wight Festival 2019

The UK summer festival season is upon us, with the first of the major UK festivals taking place this weekend. Isle of Wight Festival remains firmly rooted in its heritage, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the inaugural festival last year in 2018. Not only is it the first of the major festivals of the summer, but can also lay claim to enjoying some of the best weather of any UK [...]

Get set for all that Jazz!

Now returning for its eighth year, the formed Newport Jazz Weekend has now spread its wings and features performances across a number of stunning locations throughout the Island, becoming the Isle of Wight Jazz Weekend for this years festival, which again will be supporting the Earl Mountbatten Hospice. This years event covers a more diverse range of events and genres from traditional jazz, right through to modern, latin and funk. [...]

Isle of Wight Walking Holidays

All of Vectis Holiday Homes' apartments position themselves in the perfect position for walkers and ramblers alike.  Ideally situated in the quaint coastal resort of Shanklin, it is in the perfect place to discover some of the Isle of Wights best walks.  From treks across the headlands of Culver Down, to exploring the hidden gems along the South Coast through Ventnor and further afield. With over 500 miles of award-winning footpaths, [...]