Isle of Wight - the Perfect Holiday Destination
The Isle of Wight offers you an amazing destination whether you are looking to holiday in England, take a UK short break or visit on business.
The visit-wight guide to the Isle of Wight will highlight the great variety of places to stay on the Isle of wight that will include Isle of Wight hotels, bed and breakfast accommodation, guest accommodation as well as more unique options such as VW camper vans, you can search through all the incredible things to do on the Isle of Wight that will include details of Isle of Wight attractions, activities to enjoy, quaint towns and villages not to be missed as well as the Isle of Wight calendar of events that are the highlight of many people's visit.
Why Visit the Isle of Wight?
- It's an Island Escape. The chaotic pace of the mainland doesn't reach across the Solent to the Isle of Wight. Once you get on your ferry you're escaping the busyness and pressures of your day to day life. The Isle of Wight is a diamond isle lapping up the sunshine in the English Channel and offers you a slower pace of life to enjoy on your break.
- 60 Miles of beautiful beaches. 30 miles of which are classified as heritage coastline. You'll find several proudly flying the coveted blue flag whilst some are happy to welcome your dog.
- 50% of the Isle of Wight is classed as an area of outstanding natural beauty and when you visit you'll easily see why.
- Over 500 miles of pathways and walking routes that are suitable for all walking levels, including a coastal walk as well as many that meander through the pretty towns and villages.
- Incredible calendar of events including the world famous Isle of Wight Festival, Bestival, Garlic Festival, Walking Festivals, Osborne House Concerts, Cowes week and much much more.
- Better climate. Being located in the south means that the climate is better. You'll get longer, more sunnier days.
- Wonderful range of historical places of interest including Osborne House - the holiday home of Queen Victoria and Carisbrooke Castle where Charles 1 was imprisoned.
- the world famous home of yachting in Cowes. Here you can cheer on the Round the Island Yacht Race during the ever popular Cowes Week.
- great food and drink including the islands own beer and wine as well as delicious seasonal fresh produce that due to a warmer climate means the growing season is that much longer. In addition to can sample world class dishes at michelin starred and fine dining restaurants and gastro pubs across the Isle of Wight.
- Unbeatable nature and wildlife. See the country's largest number of red squirrels, rare bats and butterflys. The Isle of Wight is also Europe's best place for fossils.
- It's often known as England in miniature. Being just 16 miles by 23 miles everywhere is easily accessible on the Isle of Wight wherever you decide to base yourself and whether you get around by car, bicycle, train or bus!