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Eating Out Isle of Wight

Eating out on the Isle of Wight I am often asked for food recommendations on the Isle of Wight. From friends, guests and islanders. I thought it was about time I put pen to paper 😉 A Unique perspective It is worth mentioning that one third of The Wight Place Team (me!) has a rather…

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IOW Shipwreck Centre Sign

Come on Dive in….. It’s been a couple of years since we last visited The Shipwreck Centre & Maritime Museum at Arreton Barns. Little Miss Wight Place was keen to go back as her school projects have developed somewhat in that time and  history seems to be a firm favourite. The Education Room A new…

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Isle of Wight Pearl View

A visit to the Isle of Wight Pearl The Isle of Wight has so many hidden treasures and places to visit. One of our recent favourite finds is the Isle of Wight Pearl. Set on the Military Road (which in itself is a delight), the Isle of Wight Pearl also houses Chocolate Island and from…

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Hot Chocolate

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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Island Line

  Top Tips for Travelling to the Isle of Wight without a car   Planes, Trains and Automobiles?  Nope, more like Ferry, trains and buses instead. We set out to establish if you really do need a car when visiting the Isle of Wight…   First things First. The first decision to make when travelling…

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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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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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