Isle of Wight

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Welcome to the Isle of Wight
From truly stunning coastlines to unique experiences.

Situated just off England's South coast and less than 2 hours from London via the Isle of Wight Ferry, the UK's Holiday Island and Dinosaur Capital of Great Britain, the Isle of Wight is the perfect destination at any time of year.

For all the information you need to plan your holiday, let Visit Isle of Wight, the official Isle of Wight Tourism & Tourist Information website, be your guide to HotelsB&B'sHoliday CottagesCamping & CampsitesHoliday Parks and other AccommodationAttractions and Restaurants.

If you are looking for inspiration check out our Isle of Wight Blog for some ideas.

We are here 24/7 to help you spend your time on the Isle of Wight exactly how you'd like to and offer a variety of Maps to help you find your way around the island.

There are lots of things to do on the island, such as visiting our amazingBeaches, getting involved in the Festival atmosphere with events such as Bestival and Rhythmtree, and taking part in many other family orientated activities.

It also has the last remaining Hovercraft service in the world for a truly unique way to travel!

Interesting places in Isle of Wight

Old Shanklin Guest House

20 Grange Road, Shanklin, PO37 6NN
Tel: 01983 867796 Email:

Opened in 2011 Old Shanklin is modern, comfortable and friendly and right in the heart of Shanklin Old Village, in a quiet side road, 5 minutes walk to the beautiful beach and coastal walks and seconds from the traditional tea rooms, pubs and great selection of restaurants on offer.

We have five en suite rooms all supplied with Algotherm toiletries and

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Chale Bay Farm

Military Road, Chale, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 2JF
Tel: 01983 730950 Email:

Situated on the Isle of Wight’s Heritage Coast in an area of outstanding natural beauty

Chale Bay Farm has panoramic sea views to the Needles and the chalk cliffs of Tennyson Down, providing an idyllic and tranquil setting for your holiday, but at the same time is within easy reach of the whole Island and

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The Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6BN
Tel: 01983 863023 Email:

Our homely Guest House, Bistro and Bar is situated in a superb location right on the seafront on Shanklin’s Esplanade, with panoramic sea views and just a stone’s throw from the sandy, Blue Flag 2012 and Quality Coast Award 2012 beach. This is a perfect place for a family beach holiday with the children or a peaceful weekend break away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland.

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Fernbank Guest House

6 Highfield Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6PP
Tel: +44 (0) 1983 862790 Email:

If you’re looking for tranquil bed and breakfast, then you’ve just found it. The Fernbank bed and breakfast is situated in a magical, elevated position just above the thatched roofs of the picturesque, famous Old Village of Shanklin, on the Isle of Wight.

The Fernbank guest accommodation nestles at the foot of Saint Martins

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The Royal Hotel

Belgrave Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1JJ
Tel: 01983 852186 Email:

The Royal Hotel is a refined, elegant historic jewel and has been a destination for the discerning traveller for more than 180 years.

Built in 1832, The Royal is one of the oldest hotels on the island and shares the rare privilege of being one of only 30 establishments to be listed in every Michelin Guide since it was first published in 1911.

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The Snowdon Guest House

19 Queens Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6AW
Tel: 01983 862853 Email:

Mike and Sally resident proprietors since 2001 welcome you to the Snowdon House, where its warm and friendly atmosphere will suit all tastes.

The Snowdon is a family run 4 star guest house situated just some 100 metres away from the spectacular cliff walk and views of Sandown Bay.

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The Highdown Inn

Highdown Lane, Totland, Isle of Wight. PO39 0HY
Tel: 01983 752450 Email:

Set in outstanding natural Isle of Wight surroundings complimented by a rich history across the West of The Isle of Wight.

Mingle with the locals in our friendly bar whilst selecting your meal from the daily blackboard specials, and enjoy an excellent meal either at a table in the bar or in our sumptuous restaurant. We’re noted for our

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Ocean View Hotel

1 – 5 Park Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight PO37 6BB
Tel: (01983) 861 111 Email:

The Ocean View is a charming, well-appointed hotel, situated in a premier location with an idyllic seaside position just a pebble’s throw away from Shanklin Beach. With a number of spacious bedrooms, many with sea views and balconies, you can sit and relax whilst enjoying the tranquil views across Sandown Bay.

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Ryedale Guest House

3 Atherley Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 7AT
Tel: 01983 862375 Email:

Welcome to the Ryedale, a warm and welcoming 4 star guest house offering bed and breakfast accommodation, set in a former gentleman’s residence dating back to 1901.

When choosing somewhere to stay most guests look for cleanliness, freshness and a good breakfast; we always make those our priorities as

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Courtlands Hotel

Paddock Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6PA
Telephone: 01983 862167

Courtlands is currently closed to bookings.

Friendly, informal family run guest accommodation in a primarily residential area on the edge of the Old Village of Shanklin. Situated in a peaceful location yet within easy reach of a visit to the beach, Old Village, Theatre, Chine, cliff walks and high street shops. The railway station is

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