Isle of Wight Dog-Friendly Beaches
The Isle of Wight is a great dog-friendly place to visit with your four-legged friends, offering miles of walks from coastal, woodland and downland to enjoy while you are on holiday.
Travelling with your Dog
Ferry travel to the Isle of Wight with your dog could not be easier as dogs travel completely FREE on all of our car ferry routes, plus the Ryde...Read More
Bullsgate, the cottages on the Forest edge
Welcome to Bullsgate Cottages, a pair of unusual wooden houses originally built as homes for foresters. Now privately owned we offer these cottages as delightful holiday homes with a backdrop of Parkhurst Forest.
Parkhurst Forest was originally called the ‘Watchingwood’ in the Domesday Book; later...Read More
Fort Holiday Park is a lovely family caravan park in Sandown close enough to the beach, Zoo and town to travel by foot but just far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet and stunning countryside views.
Fort Holiday Park accepts one night bookings out of main season.
Discounted ferry prices available
Short breaks from 1 night outside of school summer holidays
To allow...Read More
Carnival Island since 1888 – we are very proud of our Carnivals
(PARADES – Main carnival event, Children’s parade & illuminated)
Forget the long haul to Rio, come and celebrate the spirit of our fabulous Carnivals right here on the beautiful Isle of Wight. No matter what our age, we Islanders just love any excuse to dress up and get involved in some good old-fashioned fun!...Read More
BOOK NOWBeechwood Cottage is a beautifully restored detached family home, decorated in a bright contemporary style, approached via a drive leading to double gates that secures the entrance to the large mature gardens and ample parking at the end of a gravel drive.
Located in the leafy outskirts of the town of Ryde and only a 5-minute taxi ride from the...Read More
Scouting for Girls, The Hoosiers, The Fratellis, and Toploader are among the first bands to be announced as headliners for Eklectica 2018. Scouting for Girls will headline Saturday night supported by The Hoosiers and The Fratellis will headline Sunday supported by Toploader. Friday night’s headliners are yet to be announced.
This is the second year for Eklectica and it promises to be a superb...Read More
The GARLIC FESTIVAL 2018 will be held on 18th & 19th August – see you there!
The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival near Newchurch is a great day out and packed so full of entertainment, live music, craft and Island produce stores it makes the perfect event for all the family to enjoy – garlic lovers or not.
There’s a huge variety of food and producers on-site for the weekend, with handmade...Read More
It’s Back At Smallbrook Stadium – Jack Up The 80’s (Volume 6)
Jack Up The 80s, the family festival held at the Smallbrook Stadium near Ryde on the Isle of Wight is back for a second year at the venue. The festival which prides itself on both family fun and supporting Island charities and good causes take place on from August 10th to August 12th. With 80s icons such as Toyah, Leo Sayer,...Read More
Crabbing on the Isle of Wight
Are you looking for something to do on the Isle of Wight with the kids?
Well, if you want to do something that both you as a parent will LOVE and does not cost much for hours of fun, then crabbing is the answer for you.
When I was growing up on the Isle of Wight my parents used to take me to the beach to pass the time. As a child I actually found it...Read More
Welcome to our newly built Coach House @ Ivy Hall which offers stylish accommodation finished to the highest of standards for your ultimate comfort.
The Coach House @Ivy Hall is on the Isle of Wight coastal path and main bus route and is halfway between Ryde and Newport making it a perfect base for exploring the Islands many attractions. Only 1 mile from the Wightlink car ferry...Read More