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Rare baby eagle arrives at Robin Hill

 INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE UK’S LARGEST BIRD OF PREY UP CLOSE ‘The eagle has landed’ at one of the Isle of Wight’s biggest tourist destinations 10-month-old White-tailed Sea Eagle named Chief has been welcomed to Robin Hill, one of the Island’s leading nature and visitor attractions, set in 88-acres of rolling parkland. White-tailed Sea Eagles were extinct 200 years ago and have a wingspan of up to 8ft, making them the UK's largest bird of prey.\ Chief will be trained by 22-year-old trainer Charlie Rolle – one of the UK’s youngest qualified falconers – as the park prepares to open after

Bluebell Carpets of the Island

The bluebells are all in bloom right now – a little late this year, but more spectacular than ever – and there are many lovely woodlands and downlands to see and smell these beautiful carpets of blue. Here are a few of our favourites. Mottistone Manor Woods Walk up the pathway that skirts Mottistone Manor to the west and the bluebells on the banks of the sunken pathway are just a taster of what unfolds when the pathway splits. Take the right-hand pathway signposted to the Longstone and then bear left/straight on where the path next forks, and you’ll be on a

Isle of Wight Tourist Attractions For The Whole Family

When deciding where to go on a family holiday, the Isle of Wight is always a popular choice and it is fair to say that the island has so much to offer families, or big groups of friends. You can guarantee that no one will be bored when you choose the Isle of Wight as your next holiday destination and whether you visit the beach or walk through the countryside, you will easily be able to fill your days with different activities during your stay. Of course, there are so many brilliant Isle of Wight tourist attractions to visit too and

The Best Ways To See The Needles On The Isle Of Wight

  Whilst the Isle of Wight has a number of popular tourist attractions that people from all over the world will come to visit every year, it is fair to say that by far the most famous attraction is The Needles. In case you don’t know, The Needles is a row of three distinctive stacks of chalk that rise about 30 metres out of the sea and you will find them on the western side of the Isle of Wight just to the southwest of Alum Bay.   Every year, many tourists visiting the Isle of Wight will take pictures of these world-famous

Golfing on the Isle of Wight

If you’re a golfer, then you may want to visit a golf club whilst you’re holidaying on the Isle of Wight, and you’d be spoilt for choice. We have seven golf clubs spread around the Island, in stunning locations, plus a driving range. You could even come on a golfing themed holiday and try out all of our courses. The Island once boasted one of the very first links golf courses in the country, The Royal Isle of Wight Golf Club, at the Duver at St Helen’s. Many of the rules of golf were founded at this club, which sadly closed

Swim The Wight Chilly Dipping March

Swim the Wight is a social enterprise that has been set up offering swimming experiences on the Isle of Wight. Profits will go to support those with mental and physical disabilities, health conditions or other disadvantage, to get into the sea and access the beaches around the Island.As the past year has been incredibly difficult for all charities, they have decided to raise money for Swim The Wight and also offer support to Mountbatten IW, which is close to their hearts, in what will be the first Swim The Wight Chilly Dipping event. Chilly Dipping March   Throughout March we are asking people

Isle of Wight Attractions To Enjoy In The Spring

The Isle of Wight is known for being a brilliant destination for a ‘staycation’ and instead of getting on a plane and travelling thousands of miles to somewhere exotic, many are choosing to simply book a ferry to the island instead. One of the main things that makes the Isle of Wight such a popular family holiday destination is the many well-known tourist attractions that it boasts and there really is something for everyone on the island.   With spring just around the corner, you may be wondering what the Isle of Wight has to offer attraction-wise at this time of year

Why Is The Isle Of Wight Great For Shopping?

When you’re planning a shopping trip with your friends, it is likely that you will think of heading to London or another big city like Manchester, but many don’t realise that the Isle of Wight is actually a brilliant place for shopping. Simply get yourself a ferry ticket and book a hotel for a couple of nights and you can easily have an amazing few days on the island making the most of not just the Isle of Wight shopping centres, but everything else it has to offer too.   If you have never been to the island before and you’re intrigued

Fishing Guide to the Isle of Wight

  The Isle of Wight’s 64 miles of coastline has some of the best fishing in the country. Almost all the sea and freshwater fish that can be found in UK waters can be found on the Island's record lists.   When to fish Although a year-round fishing destination the Isle of Wight’s slowest months are February and March with flounders being the best bet from the shore at this time whilst Blonde Ray and late Cod can be taken from a boat. Spring and summer brings good shore sport for Smoothhound, Bass, Rays and Dogfish, whilst many spots for lure fishing for Bass are easily

Our Guide To The Best Animal Attractions On The Isle Of Wight

  The Isle of Wight is undeniably a brilliant holiday destination for families and there are so many amazing family activities you can do with children of all ages on the Island. Whether you’re wanting to head to the beach and have a go at some water sports or if you’d prefer to stay on dry ground and try tree climbing or go-karting instead, there are so many great ways to fill your days with family activities on the Isle of Wight.   Many people don’t realise, but there are actually a number of incredible animal attractions on the Island too and they

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