Isle of Wight Travel Guide

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Sandown

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17,42,58

Shanklin

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5,5,85

Ryde

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12,25,14

Freshwater

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21,44,2

Cowes

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4,5,6

Ventnor

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3,13,19

Yarmouth

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3,10,15

Sandown

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  • Ferry

    Sandown Transportation

    We used the Portsmouth - Fishbourne ferry to get from mainland UK to the IOW.A short 30 minute crossing on a comfortable ferry, cafe onboard to pass the time.

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  • Cygnet Hotel

    Sandown Hotels

    Stayed at the Cygnet Hotel 10th to 14th August. Hotel under new management; hotel rooms clean, with...

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  • Coastal walk

    Sandown Things to Do

    Hmm, being on a trip from my local pub, alcohol played a large part on this trip.A morning walk along the coastal path on a sunny February morning was great for blowing the cobwebs away though.

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Shanklin

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  • This is not a real italian restaurant....

    Shanklin Restaurants

    It is located in the beautiful Old Village.So what you expect is a very good italian restaurant.Unfortunately you will be badly disappointed.I'm italian and for this reason I can understand very well what is good and what is bad when I'm eating italian food.I was there with my girlfriend. We first ordered a garlic bread as a starter. It came as a...

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  • The Channel View Hotel

    Shanklin Hotels

    We have just returned from a most excellent stay in this hotel, excellent in ALL respects. The...

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Ryde

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  • Walkabout in Ryde

    Ryde Things to Do

    Walking about Ryde can be very pleasantin the summer months but from late October untilaround late Spring, if the weather is blowingoff the sea, you will feel a chill run throughyour bones. Even inside in the winter monthsthe damp and the cold used to be a blightand many memories of cold evenings havingto wear several overcoats and stuff...

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  • Lakeside Park Hotel

    Ryde Hotels

    High street, Wootton Bridge, Ryde, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Walkabout in Ryde

    Ryde Things to Do

    Ryde and the Beatles connection.When you are walking up Union Streetfrom the Esplanade you will notice a pubon the right hand side called the Bow Bars,this used to be one of my favourite watering holes and sadly turned into something elseand no longer serves real ale and called the Liquid Lounge. Back in the 60's the place was runby one of Paul...

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Freshwater

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  • Jimi Hendrix memorial

    Freshwater Things to Do

    TO BE UPDATED SOONIn 1970 Jimi Hendrix, amongst others, played to 500,000 people, the climax of a 5 day music extravaganza attracting an audience and artists from all over the world.The Isle of Wight Festivals of the late 60's and 1970 were Europe's equivalent to Woodstock... impressive for a small island off the south coast of England!There was...

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  • Farringford Hotel

    Freshwater Hotels

    Bedbury Lane, FRESHWATER, PO40 9PE, GB

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Jimi Hendrix memorial

    Freshwater Things to Do

    Hendrix strove to combine what he called "earth", a blues, jazz, or funk driven rhythm accompaniment, with "space", the high-pitched psychedelic sounds created by his guitar improvisations. As a record producer, Hendrix also broke new ground in using the recording studio as an extension of his musical ideas; he was one of the first to experiment...

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Cowes

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  • Yachting Mecca

    Cowes Favorites

    COWES WEEK. The town hums with activity. Watching the starts from the Royal Yacht Squadron Startline, seeing yachts tack close inshore "beating up" Cowes Green. Catching the after race party atmosphere on the high street.Then there are the local sights - Osborne House (Queen Victoria saw "America" win the America's cup from the lawn) Even better...

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  • Best Western New Holmwood Hotel (Queens...

    Cowes Hotels

    Queens Road

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • THE Cowes Consuls

    Cowes Local Customs

    Auldjo's main role was the "patronage of commerce and its liberation from embarrassments in the British dominions": he was charged with the task of protecting the interests of all American citizens engaged in trade and thereby reducing, as far as possible, any disadvantage or loss from British interference. Beyond these official duties Auldjo was...

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Ventnor

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  • Local Atmosphere - Great Seafood

    Ventnor Restaurants

    Awesome View!Delicious Food!Excelent Service!Wonderful Live Music!Rustic Comfortable Relaxing!Great, Great Experience - best meal on the island! and we ate at some (supposedly "top" gourmet places) which were not half as good as this.They also have rooms - wonder what they would be like? A full pint of Prawns - yummy straight out of the mug!

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  • Harbour View Hotel

    Ventnor Hotels

    Esplanade, Ventnor, PO38 1TA, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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Yarmouth

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  • Yarmouth Gallery (former The Alchemist...

    Yarmouth Things to Do

    he gallery exhibits contemporary applied arts from Island artists and other artistsusing the Island as a theme . Each month one artist/maker is featured in a separate show.The gallery is on the first floor of the old meeting rooms of the Ancient Order of Foresters.The gallery relocated from the meeting hall of the Ancient Order of Foresters,to it's...

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  • Best Western Cliff Hotel

    Yarmouth Hotels

    Cliff Hill, Gorleston-On-Sea, Yarmouth, NR31 6DH,

  • GUY FAWKES CELEBRATION November 5th

    Yarmouth Things to Do

    Entertainment in Yarmouth Town Centre, Guy Competition, Torchlight Parade, Ceremonial Lighting of the Beacon followed by Fireworks on the Common.(The Common you can see a pic on my Yarmouth HP, the one with church)The event is run by Yarmouth Carnival Committee and starts around 6pm.

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Top Isle of Wight Hotels

Sandown Hotels
17 Reviews - 42 Photos
Shanklin Hotels
5 Reviews - 5 Photos
Ryde Hotels
12 Reviews - 25 Photos
Cowes Hotels
4 Reviews - 5 Photos
Ventnor Hotels
3 Reviews - 13 Photos
Freshwater Hotels
21 Reviews - 44 Photos
Yarmouth Hotels
3 Reviews - 10 Photos

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