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The Swiss Cottage offers not to be missed

10% DISCOUNT – RETIRED SENIOR CITIZENS OVER 67 YEARS OF AGE Unlike many other Establishments, we are only one of a few that still give all our Retired Senior Citizens Over 67 years of age a well earned 10% Discount when staying with us (except during our High Season in July & August, when Full Adult Rate applies). The Current Cost is from £126 per person for 3 Nights Stay on Bed & Breakfast or for 7 Nights the Cost is from £294 plus any Single Supplement if applicable. Call Keith & Christine on 01983 862333 or email [email protected] to check our availability or look at our website www.swiss-cottage.co.uk for more details.

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Why a farm stay should be your Isle of Wight accommodation choice

When you’re thinking of different places to stay on the Isle of Wight, it is fair to say that a farm probably isn’t the first option that springs to mind. Often, holidaymakers will think of staying in a beautiful hotel or a private holiday home and whilst there is no denying that these are both brilliant accommodation options, you shouldn’t overlook some of the more unique alternatives available, such as staying on a farm. If you’re planning a trip to the Isle of Wight this year and you’re still considering the different types of accommodation to book, below we have looked

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How to choose between Isle of Wight caravan parks or campsites

When arranging a holiday to the Isle of Wight, you will have plenty of accommodation options to choose from, yet many tourists will book a caravan park or a campsite. There are numerous benefits to doing so and whether you’re wanting a beach holiday or to escape to the countryside, holiday parks and touring parks are a brilliant choice. With so many amazing locations on the Island too, you will easily find somewhere that’s perfect for your getaway. Of course, there is one big difference between these two types of accommodation; caravan holiday parks offer a range of chalets, static caravans

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The Best Locations For Isle of Wight Holiday Cottages

It is fair to say that the Isle of Wight is one of the most popular holiday destinations here in the UK and if you’ve ever been to the island before then you will understand why. There really are so many things to do and places to see when you’re visiting the Isle of Wight and there are lots of amazing accommodations options to choose from these days too, so it is incredibly easy to plan the perfect holiday. For lots of people visiting the Island, a self-catering accommodation option is their first choice and many will be searching for holiday

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Our Guide To Glamping On The Isle Of Wight

The Isle of Wight really does offer every conceivable kind of holiday accommodation for the modern-day tourist, and there is something for absolutely everyone on the Island. If you’re interested in booking self-catering accommodation this year then instead of looking at holiday cottages or caravans, why not try something slightly different and book a glamping site instead? These sites are becoming an incredibly popular choice here on the Isle of Wight. Simply put, glamping is a brilliant way to enjoy traditional camping as you get to keep all of your home comforts and you still get a little bit of luxury.

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Our Guide To The Best Isle Of Wight Accommodation For Families

  Every year during the school holidays, lots of families will come to the Isle of Wight for their summer holiday and it is undoubtedly the perfect location for a summer getaway with your children, no matter how old they may be. There are so many things to do and places to see on the island that are brilliant for families and you definitely won’t be bored whether you spend your days at the beach or exploring the popular tourist attractions.   When you’re planning a family holiday to the island, you will likely be wondering where is best to stay and you

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Popular Luxury Self-Catering Isle of Wight Accommodation

  When booking a holiday, for many it is much more convenient for them to have self-catering accommodation. Of course, this provides you with complete freedom when it comes to mealtimes and if you’re out and about exploring the island you won’t have to worry about being back at your accommodation in time for lunch or dinner. Not to mention, you can also enjoy all of the amazing restaurants that the Isle of Wight has to offer too.   Thankfully, there are so many different accommodation options available when you’re wanting a self-catering holiday these days and even if you’re hoping to stay

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Why Isle Of Wight Holidays Are So Popular Amongst Families?

  There is no denying that when you’re wanting to book a family holiday these days there are so many brilliant destinations to choose from. Even if you’re wanting to stay in the UK this year, there are still many popular holiday locations to decide between, yet arguably one of the most frequently chosen holiday destinations remains to be the Isle of Wight. Year after year, lots of families will enjoy everything that the island has to offer.   If you have never been on an Isle of Wight holiday before, or if you’ve never been to the island at all even just

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What Are The Best Campsites On The Isle Of Wight?

When visiting the Isle of Wight, whether this is for a long weekend or a couple of weeks, it isn’t uncommon for people to bring their touring caravan, motorhome or tent. Instead of booking accommodation options like a hotel or a holiday home, they will book a pitch on a campsite instead and it is fair to say that there are a number of benefits to doing so, one of the most notable that it can be a much more affordable option.   Thankfully, the Isle of Wight is fully prepared for camping holidays and alongside the many holiday parks on the


Isle of Wight Staycations Expected This Summer

More good news for Isle of Wight tourism this week, as we’re coming up prominently in searches on holiday websites. Searches for holiday destinations have shot up since the government published the proposed steps out of lockdown, with many people favouring a ‘staycation’ rather than attempting to travel abroad this summer. Devon-based holiday company Cofton Holidays found that the island featured fifth on their list of most searched holiday destinations, with southerners in cities like Brighton and Southampton being most tempted by an Island-break. Interestingly, and perhaps not surprisingly, no cities made the list of top locations searched for breaks this summer. Website


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