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NEWSLETTER – Spotlight on the centre of the Isle of Wight

NEWSLETTER – Spotlight on the centre of the Isle of Wight

Newsletter Isle of Wight Central

Spotlight on the centre of the Isle of Wight

Everybody knows the names and general location of most of the coastal, resort towns that can be found on the Isle of Wight, so we thought we would introduce you to some of the tucked away villages, the County town ofNewport and the Hotels, B&B’s, Self Catering andHoliday Parks that you will find within the centre of our beautiful Island.ferry inclusive price

As well as some beautiful country walks across our chalk downland, there are riverside trails and walks through mature woodland.  Here you will be able to spot some of ourred squirrels, buzzards, foxes and birds.  There really is something for everyone.

Take a look at what the South Wight has to offer by clicking the links below.  If you are looking for something specific, please feel free to call our friendly staff on 01983 520052 who are always happy to help.  Alternatively send an email to [email protected]



A full day’s fun for all the family!

With some incredible day and night-time experiences to be found throughout the season, Robin Hill Country Park is the perfect destination for visitors of all ages. Set in 88 acres of beautiful countryside, the park provides fun, adventure and great family experiences.

Offering a fantastic blend of rides, falconry and adventure play for fun loving families and children, and relaxing woodland gardens, ponds and walks for discerning adults to enjoy, there is something for everyone at Robin Hill.

Plus during every school holidays, we host extra fun and entertainment for all the family! Don’t miss the chance to join us for one of our spectacular ‘electric woods’ events, and see our ancient woodlands beautifully illuminated.

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Rowborough Barn – Near Newport

Set in the heart of the rolling hills of South West Wight, Rowborough Stone Barn offers quality bed and breakfast in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Isle of Wight.

Situated close to the village of Shorwell with its church, village shop and Crown Inn; a real country pub in an unspoilt village.

Newport, the principle town on the island, is a 10 minute drive away.

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Calverts Hotel – Newport

Whether you are over on the Isle of Wight for break, holiday, special occasion or business trip the  Calverts Hotel located in Newport the heart of the Isle of Wight  is the ideal place to stay, offering all the facilities of a town hotel in a great location with a warm and friendly atmosphere.

As the hotel is located in the centre of the Island it makes a great base from which to explore the Islands fascinating history, stunning scenery and great attractions

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Wheatsheaf Hotel – Newport

Located RIGHT IN THE CENTRE of Newport this property was originally a coaching inn dating back to the 17th century.  The hotel has currently received a much needed touch of TLC and it now boasts beautiful original features with modern facilities as well as, traditional top-notch dining experiences for breakfast, lunch & dinner, with quirky & cosy rooms & a very warm welcome.

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Alvington Manor – Carisbrooke

Alvington Manor Farm is a Bed and Breakfast located just outside Newport. The 17th Century Manor house is just off the famous Tennyson walking trail -perfect for those wishing to explore the Island by foot. We have 5 en-suite bedrooms, all of which have colour TV’s, tea & coffee making facilities and there is a guest sitting room, car parking and gardens.

Alvington Manor Farm is open all year.

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Hewitts Hotel – Newport

Whether you are on business or pleasure, a friendly welcome awaits you. Every effort is taken to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible with en-suite bathrooms, flat screen televisions, complimentary WI-FI and Tea and Coffee making facilities in every room.

A full English breakfast is available in the mornings. Hewitt’s House and Restaurant are just off Newport’s town centre, surrounded by many real ale pubs, a spa, and quality shops.

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Rookley Country Park

This fantastic park is located in the heart of the Isle of Wight making it perfect for exploring all the Island has to offer. With great on-site facilities, Rookley Park will keep the whole family entertained during their stay with indoor and outdoor pools, fishing, playground, entertainment lounge, bar and restaurant.

Enjoy an Isle of Wight self-catering cottage this summer at Rookley Park. Starting from just £599 for a short break for the whole family!

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The Orchards Holiday Park – Near Yarmouth

The Orchards Holiday Park on the Isle of Wight is an award-winning, family-owned, holiday park with high-quality facilities. The Orchards has been awarded 5 pennants from The AA and has won Practical Caravans “ Overall Winner” in their Top 100 awards. The park is situated in Newbridge, on the West of the Isle of Wight. It’s in a small rural village. It is on the edge of an AONB so there are stunning countryside views from all over the park.

We offer 160 touring pitches for tents, motorhomes and touring caravans – 22 have water service, 52 are hardstandings and 86 are grass. They are arranged in 3 paddocks, on terraced, flat or gently sloping land.

We also have 64-holiday caravans (statics) in a separate, spacious area, with trees and shrubs around and pathways in between. The 4 and 6 berth caravans are of a very high standard, fully equipped with crockery, cutlery, fridge, microwave, shower and toilet, DVD player and TV.

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Monkey Haven – Near Newport

Come and see us at our primate rescue centre and sanctuary just outside Newport. You’ll meet our wonderful family including whooping gibbons,
mischievous monkeys, amazing owls, incredible reptiles and the naughtiest meerkats ever! They have such fun…and you will too! There are keeper talks and animal feeds throughout the day, where you can find out all about our awesome animals and how they came to be here. You can even get up close and personal with reptiles at our brand new Reptile Lodge, and meet hand-reared owls who make regular appearances at the daily talks.

There’s so much to see and do including…
• New for Summer 2018 – Visit our brand new Reptile Lodge with residents including tortoises, friendly snakes and a bearded dragon.

This really is a superb attraction that all ages will enjoy going back to time and time again.


Home from Home Letting Agency

Home from Home Holidays offers a wide selection of Isle of Wight Self Catering Holiday Rental Accommodation and deals with holiday lettings of picturesque cottages across the Isle of Wight.

Home from Home Holidays on the Isle of Wight is an independent holiday letting agency and offers a wide and unique selection of self-catering accommodation.  We are proud to provide quality self-catering holidays and our booking system is quick and easy to use.

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Newbarn Country Cottages – Gatcombe

Diane and Des Harvey welcome you to Newbarn Country Cottages for high-quality self-catering accommodation on the Isle of Wight at an affordable price. Formally a mainly dairy farm Newbarn is now primarily arable extending to some 300 acres. If you are looking for a superb Farm Holiday, then look no further. Our beautiful cottages offer all the modern day comfort of home, in a truly beautiful location.  Our farm is located almost in the centre of the Isle of Wight making it an ideal base for you to explore our beautiful Island.

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The Garlic Farm – Newchurch

A warm welcome to The Garlic Farm

We’ve been growing Garlic on the Isle of Wight ever since Granny planted the first garlic crop in her kitchen garden in 1972. The success of those first bulbs sowed the seed for The Garlic Farm as it is today. Her son Colin has since travelled the world seeking out the history and origins of garlic while his wife Jenny experimented in the farmhouse kitchen with different garlic pickles and chutneys. We now offer an ever-expanding range of garlic inspired products from garlic chutney to beer and ice cream.  Set in a beautiful location, people now come from far and wide to learn about garlic, taste the many garlicky treats and enjoy the experience of the farm and its surroundings.

Elm Photographic Studios

Elm Studio Photography Workshops

Photography Workshops

Full details on all the below workshops are available on our main website

A Day at the Seaside: A whole day photography workshop on the Isle of Wight.

If you have been to the Isle of Wight, you know what a special place it is. Whether visiting as a holiday-maker, sailor, cyclist, hiker or festival-goer, you have come to appreciate its relaxed pace, friendly welcome and beautiful landscapes. The Island’s unique character and charm lie in its stunning scenery and tranquility – all within easy reach for a great day out with friends and colleagues as you experience the very best the Island has to offer.

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Luccombe Hall Hotel

Luccombe Hall Hotel is proud to be able to offer the best range of facilities of any hotel on the Isle of Wight. There’s plenty to do for all the family, whatever the weather. Relax in the hot tub or sauna. Allow the kids to let off some steam with a swim in the pool and a round of table tennis. Keep active and burn off some calories on the squash court.

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Luccombe Manor Hotel

Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel in Shanklin offers friendly and relaxing family hotel accommodation in a peaceful location close to the beach and old village. One of only a handful of dog friendly Isle of Wight hotels Luccombe Manor extends a most warm welcome to your four legged friend.

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The Wight Hotel – Sandown

The Wight Hotel has been run by the same couple for years and in that time they have developed a most welcoming and impressive establishment, which is less than 5 minutes from the beach and the town centre.

The Wight offers great facilities such as spa treatments and  an indoor pool and Jacuzzi, table tennis pool and so much more.

The resident chefs will cook up a treat for you in the kitchen and there is a superb bar and lounge in which to unwind.

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The Havelock – Shanklin

Valid 16th March – 14th October 2018

Free bottle of wine (Red, White or Rose) on all stays of 3 nights or more for a minimum of 2 persons sharing a double/twin room. Must mention this special offer at the time of booking to qualify.  Service of alcoholic beverages subject to local laws.

Please either phone Ann on 01983 862747 or to book directly online CLICK HERE using code: FreeWine18.

This offer is only available when booking directly with The Havelock and is not valid when booking through agents ie. Booking.com, Late Rooms, Expedia.com, Hotels.com etc. and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.

Please also ask us about car ferry packages for your stay throughout the year and we’ll aim to give you the best price possible!

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