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Riverfest Success!

There are some things with events that you cannot plan, despite how much you try, and that is the weather. And thankfully, the first Newport Carnival-organised event of the year had a scorcher of a day! The team at Riverfest and all the volunteers who make this happen each year are so grateful for the support both by the visitors to their fun, FREE, family event as well as the businesses who financially support them. Our main sponsors in 2024 were Red Funnel; Newport & Carisbrooke Community Council and Cherry Godfrey. We would also like to extend our thanks to The Bargeman’s

Your Isle of Wight Festival checklist

  It’s time to don your wellies, splash on the glitter and enjoy a feast of musical favourites! The Isle of Wight Festival is steeped in history and famed for mixing iconic legendary artists with the hottest up and coming acts. Every year, around 55,000 festival-goers join together on the Island for one of the most anticipated events of the year. This year's Isle of Wight Festival is set to be the best line up yet with the much anticipated and biggest event of the Island's calendar about to take place. There are a few essentials to bare in mind when preparing for

The Blackgang Beach Welcomes St. George’s School for Grand Opening of new attraction

Last week marked a momentous occasion at Blackgang Chine as the much-anticipated Blackgang Beach welcomed its first visitors, providing a delightful sneak peek to the eager children of St. George's School in anticipation of the Grand Opening. The park opened its doors to 17 enthusiastic students and 7 dedicated teachers from the school for an exclusive accessibility session, showcasing the attraction in a calmer, more private setting.     Park Manager Dan White expressed his delight at witnessing the beaming smiles of the students, remarking, "It was truly heartwarming to see the joy on their faces, and we couldn't have asked for a

The Isle of Wight Festival Exhibition ‘EXPERIENCE 25’

Coming to Newport this summer!  From June 3rd to July 29th     Did you know that this year is the 25th Isle of Wight Festival? Yes, it’s the 22nd Isle of Wight Festival since 2002 when John Giddings brought the famous Festival back to the Island, but there were three original Festivals in 1968, 1969 and 1970 – therefore 25 in total! To celebrate this, the ‘Experience the Isle of Wight Festival’ exhibition is returning and this year it will be renamed ‘Experience 25’, and encompass the three original festivals, and will be held at the Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council exhibition space at

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Shanklin Villa Aparthotel Summer Offers

Summer Holiday Offers at Shanklin Villa Aparthotel Delicious St Clement’s Cream Tea on Arrival Book to stay 7 nights or more between 21st July and 31st August 2024 and receive a free St Clement’s Afternoon Tea at our sister hotel Luccombe Hall on your arrival. Offer applies to Studio and One Bed Apartments (The Battenberg Studio Apartment, The Beatrice Studio Apartment, The Cadogan One Bed Apartment & Worsley One Bed Apartment)  Free Car Ferry, St Clement’s Cream Tea & the Island’s Mermaid Gin Book to stay 7 nights or more between 21st July and 31st August 2024 and receive one free return car ferry, St Clement’s Afternoon Tea

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Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel Spring Offer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A205Sop3t1c Isle of Wight Half Board Breaks at Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel + Pimms & Cream Tea on Arrival When You Book & Stay 3 Nights or More up to 21st July 2024 Your Isle of Wight Half Board Break Includes: Accommodation  in a Standard Bedroom. Why not spoil yourself with an upgrade to a Sea View Bedroom? Freshly Prepared Full English Breakfast 2 Course Dinner in the Grand View Restaurant at adjacent (same site)sister hotel Luccombe Hall Huge Discounts on Isle of Wight Car Ferry Travel from Southampton, Portsmouth or Lymington Pimms & Cream Tea on Arrival When You Book &

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Luccombe Hall Hotel Spring Offer

https://player.vimeo.com/video/783066904?h=6cbc016637 Isle of Wight Spring Break Offer at Luccombe Hall Hotel, Shanklin + Jug of Pimms & Cream Tea on Arrival Book a Mini Breaks Package for 3 Nights or more & Stay up to 21st July 2024   Spring Breaks Offer at Luccombe Hall Hotel Stay 3 nights or more in a Standard Bedroom. Or opt for an upgrade to a Sea-Facing Room with Balcony;  Superior Seafacing Balcony Room; A Superior Garden Room with Private Hot Tub and an Executive Suite with Balcony Full English Breakfast 3 Course Dinner Each Evening Jug of Pimms & Cream Tea on Arrival Discounted Return Car Ferry Travel from Southampton, Portsmouth or

Have fun whatever the weather

The Isle of Wight is packed with great days out for everyone. However, what do you do when the weather is not quite on your side? We can't promise the sun, but we can promise lots of fun! The Island is the perfect holiday destination full of fun attractions or a quiet spot to relax and get away from it all, whatever the season. Grab your wellies, get those brollies and pay a visit to Monkey Haven. With a beautiful gift shop and tea rooms to enjoy, you will forget about the rain and it's not just monkeys you’ll see – visit the reptiles

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Haven Hall Hotel named in Top 10 UK Luxury Hotels by Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor have announced winners of their annual Travellers Choice Awards, with the Isle of Wight's Haven Hall Hotel being celebrated in several categories! Haven Hall Hotel, based in Shanklin, has taken 6th place in the UK's Luxury Hotels list, 3rd place in the UK Small and Boutique Hotels list, and number 21 in Europe. Overlooking the Island's beautiful coastline from upper Shanklin, Haven Hall Hotel boasts 14 stunning ensuite bedrooms, including 7 Suites with separate living rooms. They have 3 dog-friendly bedrooms, and 3 ground floor rooms. Most rooms have spectacular views of the sea. In addition to their lovingly restored accommodation, Haven

Red Funnel’s Pitch and Ferry Package from £124!

Pitch up and save with Red Funnel's great-value Isle of Wight Camping & Touring break. Their popular Camping & Touring package includes ferry travel, pitch fees and electric hook-up – all for one fantastic price. Sail over with a car and tent, motorhome, campervan or car with a trailer tent or towed caravan. Choose from 3, 5 or 10-night stay at one of four picturesque parks, all nestled in countryside and ideally located for exploring the Island. 3-Night breaks start from just £124 5-Night breaks start from £173 10-Night breaks start from £311 The Camping & Touring package includes a grass pitch with electric hook-up and return

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