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IOW Autumn & Winter Events

Posted by on October 11, 2010
If you have your Isle of Wight Hotel booked for this autumn then you will be lucky enough to enjoy all that the Isle of Wight has to offer at this time of year. Not only can the island boast a beautiful patch work of colours as the trees turn reds, browns and gold’s but also a whole array of great events. Isle of Wight Autumn Walking Weekend...

Watersports on the Isle of Wight

Posted by on July 18, 2010
The Isle of Wight is famed for its beautiful coastal scenes, rugged countryside and lovely towns and villages. Cowes is world renowned for its sailing, whilst the Isle of Wight Festival gets bigger in size and status each year with the likes of P!nk, Jay-Z, Paul McCartney and The Strokes headlining this year. There is a lot to see and do on the Island...
If you are like many in Britain, you’ll be taking your holiday on the Isle of Wight this year, and why not? Beautiful countryside, spectacular coasts and great little towns and villages to stroll around, the Isle of Wight keeps even the most restless busy on their Isle of Wight Short Breaks. If, however you are twiddling your thumbs at any...

Painting the IOW

Posted by on June 10, 2010
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...

Island Squirrels

Posted by on February 8, 2010
The Red Squirrel has been decreasing in numbers for years and fewer than 140, 000 individuals are thought to be left. Approximately 85% reside in Scotland but the remainder are scattered across other parts of the UK. A large part of their decrease is due to the introduction of the grey squirrels from North America, these grey squirrels carry a deadly...
Filed in: Attractions, Walking
A popular activity among tourists visiting any destination is exploring the history of the place, but some areas can offer a lot more with regards to this than others. For instance, those who are visiting the Isle of Wight for an Isle of Wight holiday in the near future will no doubt be astounded to find out that very recently (the end of December last...
The two stars of the financially successful ‘Twilight’ series of films have joined many other people in spending the period in which people celebrate the beginning of a new year on an Isle of Wight holiday. It’s been widely rumoured that the pair are a couple, a clause that is only possible due to the multiple definitions that words...
Filed in: Destinations
This January the Isle of Wight is hosting their annual Sandman Snowman spectacular, giving local children and visitors staying in a Isle of Wight Hotel alike an opportunity to build their very own Snowman made of sand. The event, which is organised by the Isle of Wight environmental charity, Island 2000, is one that has been generated so that...

Learning the Lingo – The Isle of Wight

Posted by on December 29, 2009
When visiting anywhere, learning the language used is important. This even applies to visiting different areas of your own country. If you visit Yorkshire and can’t understand the accent when talking to a shop keeper, you’re going to look like an idiot, just as if you visit the South West and don’t know how to react when somebody...
Filed in: Advice, Destinations

All aboard the Steam Train

Posted by on December 17, 2009
A magical day awaits you and your family at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway whilst on your Isle of Wight breaks. What could be more enchanting than a visit to Santa in his magnificently decorated grotto, where each child receives their very own gift? Days that Santa will be there (it is his busiest time of year) are the 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd...