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Movie History on the Island

This makes us want to "zig-a-zig-ah!" Has anyone yet to visit the famous Spice Bus on the Island? It's changed location a few times, but is has been situated at Island Harbour Marina since 2014, where you can take a look at the historic movie prop. The actual Spice Bus from the Spice Girls’ 1997 movie Spice World is a Spice die-hard fan favourite and it has been available to stay in for small vacations. The Spice Girls - Emma Bunton (Baby Spice), Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice), Melanie Brown (Scary Spice), Melanie Chisholm (Sporty Spice) and Victoria Addams (Posh Spice) - took

The Best Isle Of Wight Hostel Accommodation

  People choose the Isle of Wight as their holiday destination for a number of different reasons and it is fair to say that it is undeniably a brilliant place to visit all year round. One of the best things about the Isle of Wight is that it is a suitable location for any budget and no matter how much you have set aside for your holiday, you will still have an amazing time on the Island and a holiday to remember.   When planning a trip to the Island with a big group of friends and/or family members, if you’re looking for

Where Are The Best Spots For Stargazing On The Isle Of Wight?

  It is fair to say that the Isle of Wight is known for its stunning bays and beaches, and there really are a number of them to visit. During the day, there are so many things to do in the Isle of Wight relating to these beaches too, from water sports to visiting the pier, and it is easy to fill your days with sandy fun. Even when the sun starts setting, the beach is still the place to be and you can witness some incredible sunsets from the waterfront.   Many people don’t know this, but it isn’t just breathtaking sunsets

Woodland and Downland Walks

Woodlands are a wonderful place to walk in the winter, with crisp leaves underfoot, or downlands, with their spectacular views across the island and the sea. Here are a few ideas. Brighstone Forest is a good place for a walk and easily accessible. Just park at Jubilee car park and turn right after the gate onto the downs. Parkhurst Forest is similarly coniferous with tall trees and the smell of pine on the fresh air. There’s a main car park off of Forest Road, but you can also drive up to Marks Corner where the forest is more deciduous and there are

Best Seaside Walks

For a wild windswept walk along the coast, nothing can beat Compton or Brook beaches, but these can get crowded, especially during lockdown. For a change why not try Grange Chine at Brighstone, Chilton Chine, next to Isle of Wight Pearl, or Shepherd’s Chine at Atherfield. If you’re driving there, be sure to park safely. Yaverland beach has a huge car park, and a wide expanse of firm sand at low tide. Probably best to avoid walking under the cliffs, especially at this time of year. This is also a great beach for finding dinosaur fossils, as are Compton and Brook. Winter

How To Organise Your Cycling Holiday On The Isle Of Wight

  It isn’t uncommon for holidaymakers to come to the Isle of Wight when they’re wanting a slightly more adventurous holiday that doesn’t involve lazing around. Not only are there a number of brilliant outdoor Isle of Wight activities that you can undertake, come rain or shine, but the unspoilt downland is also very popular amongst walkers and cyclists too.   There is a comprehensive network of footpaths and bridleways on the Island and arguably, they are the best way to see everything that the Isle of Wight has to offer, from its rolling downs to its sandy beaches. There are miles of

Where Are The Best Pubs On The Isle Of Wight?

  It is fair to say that the UK is renowned all over the world for its pubs and they really are a huge part of British culture nowadays. Whether people are wanting a couple of pints after work on a Friday night or a roast dinner on a Sunday afternoon, they will head straight to the pub and ultimately, it isn’t just the food and drink that entices people into a traditional public house, it is the whole atmosphere.   When holidaying in the Isle of Wight, no matter where you’re coming from, it is highly likely that you will visit one

The Best Places To Stay On The Isle Of Wight In Winter

  It is fair to say that sometimes a holiday during the winter months can be more needed than it is during the spring or summer. As the weather turns colder and the dark nights start drawing in, having a break from standard day-to-day life is a brilliant way to help you beat the winter blues. Of course, your trip as a whole will probably be more affordable and the Isle of Wight is likely to be quieter much too, so it really is a win-win.   When it comes to booking a winter getaway, you may find that you’re interested in staying

The Most Luxurious Hotels On The Isle Of Wight

  Whilst many who come to the Isle of Wight specifically to explore the Island will be happy to book a campsite or a holiday park as simply a place to sleep after a busy day, others will be looking for something more luxurious. If you’re likely to spend more time at your accommodation, then you may want to consider booking a hotel instead and, thankfully there are many for you to choose from here on the Island.   Of course, if you’re booking a trip to the Isle of Wight for a special occasion then it can be nice to book somewhere

Our Guide To The Best Historical Isle Of Wight Tourist Attractions

  The Isle of Wight has been a popular holiday destination since Victorian times and of course, the Island is known for its picturesque beaches and seafront promenades, but there is more to it than people realise. Whilst it measures just 23 miles by 13 miles and it is the second smallest county in the country, the Isle of Wight is steeped in history, from the Royals to the Romans and fossils to architectural wonders.   There are actually a number of historical Isle of Wight tourist attractions to visit and you can travel back in time to soak up the past and

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