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Isle of Wight Flavours – Isle of Wight Mushrooms

So, what is a mushroom? We have all probably heard them categorized as a fungus, but is that a plant? Actually, it’s closer to an animal but mushrooms are in ‘their own kingdom’. How strange is that, an organism which is neither a plant nor animal? It seems that the mystery doesn’t stop there. There is a lot we still don’t know about mushrooms, there are thought to be over 15,000 varieties in the UK. We know them mostly as a food and the edible mushroom is referred to as the fruit body of a macrofungi. They can also be used

Isle of Wight Flavours – Isle of Wight Cheese Co

            I first met Richard about 10 years ago when I was working at The Hambrough in Ventnor. We went up to the dairy for the day and Richard kindly gave us a tour and explained how the cheese is made. At the time the equipment was limited and everything was very manual. Richard was working pretty much every day and he had just three cheeses in the range but the business was growing at a good rate. You could see the passion in Richard and his Mum Julie was also working alongside him. It was lovely to see this small

The Best Family Dining Experiences On The Isle Of Wight

When booking a family holiday in the UK, the Isle of Wight is by far one of the most popular destinations and every year, families from all over will spend a week or two exploring the island. Often, when visiting the Isle of Wight, many of these families will choose to book self-catering accommodation and it gives them the freedom to do as they please at mealtimes, without the constraints of set time frames and menus.   When opting for this type of accommodation, in order to be prepared, many parents will search for local eating establishments in advance and it goes

Isle Of Wight Restaurants On A Budget

  There are a number of incredible places to eat on the Isle of Wight and when visiting, holidaymakers will usually visit lots of different eateries throughout the duration of their trip. From quirky cafes and tea rooms to traditional British pubs, no matter whether you’re heading out for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you will always have a brilliant selection of different eating establishments to choose from.   As you may expect, restaurants here on the Island will differ in numerous ways, one of which being the cost of their food and thankfully, as well as a selection of fine dining restaurants, there

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

Which Isle of Wight Cafes Should You Visit?

  When visiting the Isle Of Wight, even if you have self-catering accommodation, it is likely that you will want to eat out at least once. Thankfully, the Island has some of the best places to eat on the south coast and it doesn’t matter whether you’re wanting a three-course meal in a fine dining restaurant or classic pub grub in one of the traditional locals, you will easily be able to find something that meets all of your needs.   More often than not, when out and about for the day, people will want to stop somewhere for a coffee and a

Best Isle of Wight Restaurants With A Sea View

Many people do a lot of research before booking a holiday and you can almost guarantee that one of the things they will look into is the different places you can eat near the accommodation they’re considering. Thankfully, due to the size of the Isle of Wight, when you’re staying anywhere on the island, you will be able to visit all of the incredibly eating establishments that you’ve seen and you won’t be limited by your location. Because the Isle of Wight is an island, many come here specifically for the stunning sandy beaches and often, when looking for places to

Top Foods you Must Try when you Visit the Isle of Wight!

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

Some Great Pubs on the Isle of Wight  

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

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