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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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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Why visit the Isle of Wight? What’s so special?

Lets Go Fly a Kite

You are always visiting the Isle of Wight.  Why? What’s so special? I guess it’s just a feeling I get, a feeling I got last week as I left the mainland and headed for a staycation on the Isle of Wight, with my family. I am not sure I can express what I mean, but…

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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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