Explore the Isle of Wight for Accommodation, Things to Do and Eating out.

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June 2020

While there are a lot of adventures to be had, things to look at and places to explore on the Isle of Wight, it is also a great place to visit for the food you find there. As well as some of the best fish and chips you will find, there is some amazing local produce and some great local delicacies you really must try! Here we have put just 5 of our recommendations, black garlic, Gallybagger cheese, honeycomb doughnuts, amazing tomatoes and their famous crab pastry! Black garlic Garlic is a big deal on the island, there is the famous Garlic Farm in Newchurch and there is an annual garlic festival even. There are lots of varieties grown and black garlic is created by cooking garlic bulbs for a long time at a low temperature. In the end, the cloves are black, syrupy and sweet and have tamarind and balsamic vinegar background taste. You can have them served with savoury foods on the island but you can also find them as part of an ice-cream sundae! Yes, it sounds a bit crazy, and surely only a garlic lover would appreciate it, but actually, you have got to try it. The layers

The UK has some fabulous pubs all over the mainland and its islands, and a good number of those are on the Isle of Wight. So whether you are looking for an Inn to stay out, somewhere that serves great food, a pit stop in between the attractions or you want to have a little island pub crawl you will not be disappointed! Here is a look at some of our top picks but feel free to explore a few more and find your personal favourite! The Cedars – Wootton Bridge The Cedars found in Ryde is a lovely place that has a great selection of beers as well as offering home cooking using top produce from the island. It has a great garden visitors can sit in and explore, and this also gives a place for children to play. As well as offering a traditional Sunday roast, they have a great menu for children and vegetarians and offer a takeaway option too. Enjoy the pub all year round, it offers wifi and drinks from a selection of prime cask-conditioned ales. The Taverners – Godshill The Taverners is your typical country pub and both tourists and locals enjoy it. Found in Godshill it has

The Isle of Wight is an amazing place. It goes far beyond being just a place to visit for its beaches, though that is fair enough. There is a lot of history, mystery and things to explore and do. Here are 16 fantastic Isle of Wight facts. We are sure we have a few here even the regular visitors to the island might not know! Fun Facts in no Particular Order 1. The most haunted island on earth! If you love ghost stories and investigating haunted places this is definitely the island to come to visit! Despite its small size the Isle of Wight has had more sightings and hauntings than anywhere else on the planet! From all walks of history too, Roman soldiers marching, monks and grey ladies just to name a few. 2. It has the oldest pier in the UK. Ryde pier was made during Victorian times and is the oldest pier still in use in the UK. Great place to walk along. 3. Known once as Vectis. During the times long ago when the Romans came and occupied parts of Britain the island was called Vectis. You can actually find this name still in use in some places, despite the

Self-catering holidays can be anything you want them to be. It can be a way for a family to save a little money as they make their picnics and dinners, but you can also find luxurious apartments and cottages that offer this freedom too. Whatever your budget you can have a great Isle of Wight self-catering break on one the most beautiful islands. From cottages to lodges, apartments to caravans, there is a lot of choices all around the island. Whether you want family attractions, be close to the yachting, have a beach you can walk along, or want to explore the parks. You can have an unforgettable time. Enjoy your Freedom Enjoy a caravan park renting a great unit and having your own cooking facilities. You can go explore what produce and fresh fish the island has to offer, bring it back to the park and cook and eat together as a family. The children can play, or you could take a couple's walk only in the beautiful countryside or down to a beach. Or how about heading out after dinner to one of the fantastic Isle of Wight pubs for some local drinking! With self-catering options, you are not tied

It is time to discover or for some re-discover all there is to do on the amazing Isle of Wight. Every year it gets thousands of visitors from all over the world looking for a great vacation. From families, couples, beach lovers, boat lovers, nature lovers, dinosaur lovers and more, there are some great places to visit in the Isle of Wight. This is the island that inspired Lewis Carroll to write Alice in Wonderland after all! The island Queen Victoria lived on and died on. So let's take a look at 5 things to do when visiting the Isle of Wight, that you might not have done yet. Colwell Bay, Isle of Wight Colwell Bay, Isle of Wight is on the west of the island and is a fantastic picturesque beach with amazing views. It is easy to get to, and its calmer waters and gentle slope means it is a great beach to swim at. It is popular with families and has shops for ice creams, snacks and drinks and even inflatables and wet suits. Hire a deck chair and make a day of it and then finish up at the nearby pub or restaurants. The road to the beach leads off

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