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As the sun continues to shine and the skies get bluer, the flowers glow brighter and the birds sing louder what could be better than going on a painting holiday in the Isle of Wight?

With so many Hotels in Isle of Wight to choose to stay in and the Island being so easy to get to from England and in and around whilst there, having a painting holiday where you can truly sit back and relax whilst observing some of the most picturesque sights in the UK really would be hard to beat.

Choose from rugged scenery, spectacular coastline, quaint villages and townscapes to paint. Watercolour some favourite and historic landmarks on the Isle of Wight such as the iconic Needles, a row of three distinctive chalk formations coming out of the sea close to Alum Bay.

The old village of Shanklin offers fantastic painting opportunities with a host of thatched cottages, picturesque lanes and scenic backdrops. Paint a bit of history by capturing the Bembridge Lifeboat Pier. Carisbrooke Castle offers another landmark on the Isle of Wight. With Charles 1 being imprisoned here up until his trial this motte and bailey castle was the strongest on the Isle of Wight and is still an historic part of the island. Then there’s Tennyson Down, forming part of the chalk ridge of the Isle of Wight, this hill was named after Lord Tennyson who resided at Farringdon House nearby, it offers spectacular scenery along with the Tennyson monument.

Of course, you don’t just have to do painting on your Weekend Break Isle of Wight but I would find it hard to think of anything better to do.

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