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Eating Out on the Isle of Wight

By thewightplace | March 8, 2020

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…

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A Personal Dining Experience on the Isle of Wight

By thewightplace | November 11, 2019

A Personal Dining Experience on the Isle of Wight A personal chef is just for the rich and famous.  Well, so I thought. If you are of the same opinion, might be worth a little…

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Top 10 things to do on the Isle of Wight. Aged 7 Years!

By thewightplace | August 16, 2019

Top Ten Places to visit on the Isle of Wight. Aged 7 years.   Inspired by her school friends visiting the Isle of Wight this summer, Little Miss Wight Place decided to write a list…

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The Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum

By thewightplace | July 6, 2019

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…

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A visit to the Isle of Wight Pearl

By thewightplace | May 17, 2019

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…

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Adventure Activities Day Out

By thewightplace | May 11, 2019

A day out with Adventure Activities on the Isle of Wight. Rock Climbing, archery and kayaking at Freshwater Bay

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Hot Chocolate

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

By thewightplace | December 10, 2018

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!…

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Can you travel to the Isle of Wight without a car

By thewightplace | November 18, 2018

  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…

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Robin Hill ponds

Robin Hill Country Park – Worth the climb?

By thewightplace | August 25, 2018

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…

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Garlic Farm Fields

Garlic Farm Fun and Festivals

By thewightplace | August 16, 2018

The Garlic Farm is a foodie must As frequent visitors to the Garlic Farm in Newchurch, we can highly recommend a visit.  Perfect for Vampire slayers, garlic lovers or families looking for a few hours…

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Vegan and Plant Based News on the Isle of Wight

By thewightplace | July 12, 2018

Vegan Adventures on the Isle of Wight Honestly Alessandra, a vegan blogger from London has been kind enough to share how she kept it plant based during her stay with us at The Retro Retreat…

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Osborne House

Osborne House – A Right Royal Day Out

By thewightplace | June 10, 2018

“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…

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