Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight – Situated just off the south coast of England, and only 45 minutes by ferry. This pocket sized island is the perfect spot to visit. It’s a hub of activity all year round with plenty of place to see and do. Surrounded by stunning coast lines, it also boasts breath taking natural gorges and waterfalls. It really is a beautiful island to explore.
Travelling to the Isle of Wight by Ferry
There are three different ferry routes operated by Wight Link arriving into the Isle of Wight daily from Southern England. All three crossings take less than 45minutes.
Ferries to Isle of Wight
Where to visit
The island has had a rich a diverse history. Over the years it has been ruled over by the Romans and Britain. As well as being invaded by the Vikings and the French. All of which have left their mark and influence which can be seen in dwellings and artefacts scattered across the island.
One of the most popular reasons for visiting the Isle of Wight is its spectator coastal scenery. It has the perfect mix of sandy beaches and white coastal cliffs. As well as breath taking natural gorges and waterfalls. The Isle of Wight is known as “The Dinosaur Isle”, despite its small size. This is because it’s the richest place in the UK to find dinosaur remains.
There are nine main towns on the Isle of Wight. Most located along the north and east coasts. By greater area population, Ryde is the largest. Newport is the centrally located county town. Most settlements link to Newport by road, which is a hub for island services. From Yarmouth to Ventnor, this little island is easily accessible wherever you are staying. Making it the perfect place to go exploring.
There are many things to see and do across the Isle of Wight. From the family friendly Blackgang Chine (The UK’s oldest amusement park), Tapnell Farm Park and Marwell Zoo. To more adventurous with various water sports and cycling across the island or chairlift rides to visit The Needles.
Hotels on the Isle of Wight
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