The Isle of Wight is a popular holiday destination for UK residents as it's just a short ferry ride across the Solent.
With over fifty miles of coastline, white cliffs, long, sandy beaches and picturesque villages, this island has captured the hearts of many visitors who return time and time again.
This is an island where 147 square miles is a designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', where you can enjoy a mini England, enjoy historic sites, festivals, events, sports and simply 'being' for a while away from the bustle of the mainland. The home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the 1800's, the island became well known for its famous attractions like The Needles, Cowes, secluded coves, stunning beaches and gorgeous countryside.
Isle of Wight Map
Want some ideas on where to visit?
Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, places to stay and eat: