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Winter on the Isle of Wight – It’s not just for summer

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What’s open over the Winter on the Isle of Wight?   The island has a reputation for closing down in October and not coming back again until someone declares it’s Summer….  somewhere around Good Friday! There are a few tourist attractions and seasonal places that do close for the Winter months, but there are also…

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Osborne House – A Right Royal Day Out

Osborne House

“It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot”. Queen Victoria, you’re not wrong! Osborne House, the holiday residence on the Isle of Wight, once owned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. As you wander through the house and gardens, Osborne has a cunning way of transporting you back in time.  An impressive home with an intimacy…

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Why the Isle of Wight? What’s so special?

heading for the isle of wight

You are always visiting the Isle of Wight.  Why? What’s so special? I guess it’s just a feeling I get, a feeling I got last week as I left the mainland and headed for a staycation on the Isle of Wight, with my family. My husband declares it’s ‘Isle of Wight relax-a-vous mode’.  A state…

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