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Top 10 Things to do on a Rainy Day on the Isle of Wight

August 19, 2021

Rainy Days on the Isle of Wight What would a UK staycation be without a little bit of rain here and there? Although we all love a bit of feel good sunshine on our staycations, if I’m honest, I don’t mind a rainy day on the Isle of Wight either. So the weather report says…

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Alma House Cornwall

June 21, 2021

Alma House Perranporth, Cornwall is a beach retreat, a stones throw from Perranporth’s famous golden sands. Sleeping up to 6 people, with a King Size bed, Double En suite and Children’s Bunk Beds, its perfect for families, extended families and couples too. BOOK YOUR STAY Property Description 6 3 2 Dog Friendly Alma House is…

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The Corner House Ventnor Isle of Wight

June 21, 2021

The Corner House Ventnor, Isle of Wight is a popular 5 Star cottage located in central Ventnor. With a bath in the bedroom, the towns facilities on your doorstep and the beach a short walk away – it would be rude not to enjoy a romantic weekend away here. BOOK YOUR STAY Property Description 2…

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Starboard House Ventnor Isle of Wight

June 17, 2021

Starboard House Ventnor, Isle of Wight boasts a fantastic location, sea views and a Secret Lookout. Fit legs maybe required when it comes to visiting Starboard House, but we think the views and adventures are definitely worth it! BOOK YOUR STAY Property Description 1-3 2 1 No pets Starboard House boasts a fantastic location with…

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2020, Covid and the New Staycation

September 25, 2020

2020 saw the rise of the Staycation

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Vegan Burger

Eating Out on the Isle of Wight

March 8, 2020

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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Compton Bay Isle of Wight

Top 10 things to do on the Isle of Wight. Aged 7 Years!

August 16, 2019

Top Ten Places to visit on the Isle of Wight. Aged 7 years.   Inspired by her school friends visiting the Isle of Wight this summer, Little Miss Wight Place decided to write a list of her Top 10 Places to visit on the island.   The Isle of Wight is well known as a…

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Shipwreck Centre Isle of Wight

The Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum

July 6, 2019

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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Isle of Wight Pearl

A visit to the Isle of Wight Pearl

May 17, 2019

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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Freshwater Bay kayaking

Adventure Activities Day Out

May 11, 2019

A day out with Adventure Activities on the Isle of Wight. Rock Climbing, archery and kayaking at Freshwater Bay

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Winter Hot Chocolate

Winter on the Isle of Wight – It’s not just for summer

December 10, 2018

What’s open over the Winter on the Isle of Wight?   The island has a reputation for closing down in October and not coming back again until someone declares it’s Summer….  somewhere around Good Friday! There are a few tourist attractions and seasonal places that do close for the Winter months, but there are also…

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Island Line Ryde Isle of Wight

Can you travel to the Isle of Wight without a car

November 18, 2018

  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 Isle of Wight

Robin Hill Country Park – Worth the climb?

August 25, 2018

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 Isle of Wight

Garlic Farm Fun and Festivals

August 16, 2018

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 Beach Isle of Wight

Osborne House – A Right Royal Day Out

June 10, 2018

“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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