Eating Out on the Isle of Wight

Vegan Burger

Eating out on the Isle of Wight I am often asked for food recommendations on the Isle of Wight. From friends, guests and islanders. I thought it was about time I put pen to paper 😉 A Unique perspective It is worth mentioning that one third of The Wight Place Team (me!) has a rather…

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The Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum

Shipwreck Centre Isle of Wight

Come on Dive in….. It’s been a couple of years since we last visited The Shipwreck Centre & Maritime Museum at Arreton Barns. Little Miss Wight Place was keen to go back as her school projects have developed somewhat in that time and  history seems to be a firm favourite. The Education Room A new…

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A visit to the Isle of Wight Pearl

Isle of Wight Pearl

A visit to the Isle of Wight Pearl The Isle of Wight has so many hidden treasures and places to visit. One of our recent favourite finds is the Isle of Wight Pearl. Set on the Military Road (which in itself is a delight), the Isle of Wight Pearl also houses Chocolate Island and from…

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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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