Get a taste of the Isle of Wight’s history and culture by visiting one of our Museums & Galleries and historic sites. Possibly the Island’s most recognisable landmark is The Needles Rocks and Lighthouse.
The Island currently has the highest number of award-winning beaches in England, all managed to the highest standards and inspected daily.
The artistic heritage of the Island means that there are plenty of arts and craft outlets, selling everything from handcrafted jewellery to sculptured glass and wood carvings. There is also a range of fantastic locally produced food and drink available, with local restaurants, farm shops and the weekly Farmers’ Market catering for all your needs.
The stunning coastline and warm climate mean that this Isle of the perfect playground for those who love the outdoors. Walking, cycling and horse-riding are freely available for those of all abilities, with more than 500 miles of footpaths and established walking routes, and 165 miles of bridleways waiting to be discovered.
The Isle of Wight also has a number of golf courses, many of which are set against picturesque backdrops, making it the perfect place for a golf weekend break or holiday.
For those that are keen on fishing there are a great range of opportunities, with both freshwater and sea fishing available at a whole host of locations around the Island.
Get closer to nature by enjoying a countryside walk, where you will find a whole host of local wildlife including red squirrels and some unique butterfly species – you can also see a great variety of birds which take advantage of the many different habitats on the Isle of Wight.