Can you travel to the Isle of Wight without a car

Island Line Ryde Isle of Wight

  Top Tips for Travelling to the Isle of Wight without a car   Planes, Trains and Automobiles?  Nope, more like Ferry, trains and buses instead. We set out to establish if you really do need a car when visiting the Isle of Wight…   First things First. The first decision to make when travelling…

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Robin Hill Country Park – Worth the climb?

Robin Hill Isle of Wight

Robin Hill – Worth the Climb When I first visited Robin Hill, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect and whether my daughter (then aged 5) would enjoy it. Over a year on, numerous visits later,  I can confirm – she loves it. Rosie calls it the “climbing carnival place, with the up and down…

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Garlic Farm Fun and Festivals

Garlic Farm Isle of Wight

The Garlic Farm is a foodie must As frequent visitors to the Garlic Farm in Newchurch, we can highly recommend a visit.  Perfect for Vampire slayers, garlic lovers or families looking for a few hours of relaxed fun and good food. Entry is free to the farm, shop, education centre and there is no pressure…

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Osborne House – A Right Royal Day Out

Osborne House Beach Isle of Wight

“It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot”. Queen Victoria, you’re not wrong! Osborne House, the holiday residence on the Isle of Wight, once owned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. As you wander through the house and gardens, Osborne has a cunning way of transporting you back in time.  An impressive home with an intimacy…

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Travelling Solo to the Isle of Wight

Travelling Solo to The Corner House in Ventnor I have never travelled on my own for 2 nights without my family in tow, and I definitely haven’t crossed the water and left them on the mainland. Now I have ‘survived’ the experience of travelling solo, I wanted to let you know – it was a…

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The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

Donkey Sanctuary Isle of Wight

Since we first met, it’s been love at first donkey. A charity with a genuine passion for all things donkey, the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary is a simple but amazing place that people of all ages will fall in love with. It’s been a summer of donkey love for myself and my daughter.  We…

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The Picturesque Village of Godshill

Godshill Isle of Wight

A visit to Godshill will probably leave you feeling a little whimsical. I have to admit, I have driven through Godshill quite a few times.  Staying in Ventnor, it is not a million miles away and I often drive through or use the petrol station there.  Whenever I do, I always say, “ahhh, this village…

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BlackGang Chine The Land Of Imagination

Blackgang Chine Isle of Wight

BlackGang Chine, Isle of Wight My recent visit to Blackgang Chine has left me feeling nostalgic.  I haven’t been there since I was a kid.   Taking my 5 year old to visit this week, took me back a fair few years to my own childhood. If you like a bit of vintage, mixed with a…

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The Best Ice Cream on the Isle of Wight

Crave Ice Cream Ventnor Isle of Wight

Listen to your cravings and visit Crave! When we first walked into the green and cream Ventnorian ice cream parlour back in 2015, we knew we had found somewhere pretty special. Perched on a milk churn, we sampled our first taste of the unique ice cream flavours offered at Crave; salted caramel, jaffa cake and Bakewell…

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