Half term theme park

electric woods is an extraordinary display of illuminations at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of wight. Robin Hill is operated by the Blackgang Chine Group which are the foremost them park operators on the Isle of Wight.   During the day visit Robin Hill for the new canopy skywalk, and after 19.30 as the Park comes alight.  

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Isle of Wight countryside at its best

This is today October 25th  in typical Isle of Wight Autumn weather. Here we are on the Downs, which are interwoven with bridleways, footpaths, cycleways. The Isle of Wight Downs are all part of the AONB, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that accounts for one half of the Isle of Wight. This status protects it from development. This view is typical of views from the chalk Downland that stretches from […]

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Eating out on the Isle of Wight

Did you know we have our own eating reviews at matt and cat ? Did you also know that Robert Thomson has opened his restaurant in August 2015 in the middle of Newport ?. See Robert Thomson. He is an award winning chef who won a michelin star whilst at the Hambrough in Ventnor and hopes to win it back. If you have a big wallett try his taster. Newport, at the centre […]

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The subtropical Isle

The Isle of Wight is renowned for its temperate climate, with the warm sea around creating warm and humid Autumns. No wonder the exotic palms, bananas and echiums thrive from all corners of the world. Visit the Isle of Wight Gardens and marvel at them still in full bloom. Ventnor Botanic Gardens has the best display, and we recommend looking at their site for latest news-Ventnor Botanic Gardens Mottistone Manor […]

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Isle of Wight Walking Festival

The great isle of wight walking festival starts on 24th October for three days of interest walks. Murder mystery walks, fossil hunting walks,walking with alpacas, coastal, heritage and downland walks to choose from, for all the family. We suggest you book early. see Isle of wight walking festival. There are walks for all ages and interests including learning about some of our history. Come back in May for a longer festival […]

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SPOOKY CASTLE

English Heritage again offer a spooky castle tour of Carisbrooke Castle from sat 24th October to 1st November 2015 10.00 to 16.00. www.english-heritage.org.uk Alternatively visit the apple weekend at Osborne 24th-25th October 10.00-16.00. Watch out for other events at Osborne, especially the Osborne Christmas.  

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Off The Rails- tearoom and restaurant

The old Railway Station at Yarmouth, won the top Isle of Wight conservation award. It is now ( check which days it is closed) a top place to visit off the rails 01983761600. Walk along the old Railway line from Freshwater along the river Yar and enjoy a refreshment. You can also hire bicycles here and have either a gentle ride to Freshwater Bay, a more strenuous ride to the Needles, […]

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Adventure and Outdoor Holidays

Adventures can take place at most places around the island, and here’s a list of some of the best adventures you can take part in! Fun for Kids Goodleaf Tree Climbing Adventures is one of the best adventure activities in the UK. It’s located in a secret field in the Isle of Wight, and you can begin your ascent up the tree at your own pace. The views from the […]

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Beach holidays on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches, so much so that 3 of them have blue flags awards! Each beach is as wonderful as the next, but all have very different qualities! So whether you want a completely chilled out experience or a lively fun one, we have something to suit everyone! Sandown Bay Sandown Bay is one of the longest stretches of beach on the […]

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Mid October news

“The Isle of Wight must be a wonderful place to live!” say many of our guests in the Wight Farm Holiday group and so it is! The Indian Summer we have and are experiencing has produced some amazing sunsets and cloud formations, just have a look at the photographs on our members’ websites. October is the month when shops start to stock Christmas and winter items but we can still […]

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Family holiday ideas on the Isle of Wight

A holiday on the Isle of Wight is unique in many ways and none more so than its ability to cater for the wide ranging needs of a family on holiday. Irrespective as to how long your stay is on the Island there is a plethora of family orientated activities for all tastes and interests. So you have arrived on the island, what do you do, and where do you […]

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Messing about on Boats on the Isle of Wight

“Believe me my young friend there is NOTHING – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” so said Ratty in Wind in the Willows While the Island’s interior has plenty to offer visitors, one of its beauties – particularly in the summer – is the fact that you are never more than a few miles from that infinitely versatile playground: the sea. The […]

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