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Robin Hill Country Park – Worth the climb?

Robin Hill ponds

Robin Hill – Worth the Climb When I first visited Robin Hill, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect and whether my daughter (then aged 5) would enjoy it. Over a year on, numerous visits later,  I can confirm – she loves it. Rosie calls it the “climbing carnival place, with the up and down…

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Toddler Fun on the Isle of Wight

Toddlers Isle of Wight

Top Trips Out for Toddlers on the Isle of Wight Who better to ask than Mum on an Island when it comes to the best places to visit on the Island with a toddler or 2 in tow…… Heading out with a toddler can certainly present its challenges and questions: will they be entertained? Can I…

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The Picturesque Village of Godshill

Model Village Godshill

A visit to Godshill will probably leave you feeling a little whimsical. I have to admit, I have driven through Godshill quite a few times.  Staying in Ventnor, it is not a million miles away and I often drive through or use the petrol station there.  Whenever I do, I always say, “ahhh, this village…

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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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BlackGang Chine The Land Of Imagination

Humpty Dumpty

BlackGang Chine, Isle of Wight My recent visit to Blackgang Chine has left me feeling nostalgic.  I haven’t been there since I was a kid.   Taking my 5 year old to visit this week, took me back a fair few years to my own childhood. If you like a bit of vintage, mixed with a…

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Zoo Fun and Dinosaur hunting on the Isle of Wight

Dinosaur Bones

 A trip to the Zoo during Half Term isn’t a bad idea…. Combined with an early morning ferry, a few dinosaurs and a sandy beach, its a blooming brilliant idea. After an early start from the mainland, we arrive at the Isle of Wight Zoo even before the doors have opened.  The Zoo is conveniently…

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