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Godshill, Isle of Wight

About Isle of Wight

Just off the South coast of England lies the largest Island off the British mainland 'The Isle of Wight'. Covering approximately 150 square miles, the Island is one of significant beauty with endless attractions such as the Roman Villa situated in the Isle of Wights main town Newport, 'Blackgang Chine', 40 acres of Victorian cliff top gardens, 'Carisbrooke Castle' which offers seven acres of castle and earthworks to explore and The Isle of Wight Steam Railway which passes through five and a half miles of unspoiled Island countryside. There are also many picturesque beaches to visit, many of which are award winning.
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Bembridge Windmill - Isle of Wight Taken in April 2007

Bembridge

The vast inviting sandy beaches of Bembridge are crammed with summer visitors, many of whom flock here annually to part-take of the delights of this enjoyable resort...

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In the region of Fort Victoria.

Cowes

The most famous yachting resort in the world. Cowes dates back to Tudor times and is divided in two by the River Medina, creating East and West Cowes..

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Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight

Freshwater Bay

Undulating countryside surrounds this beautiful place - it is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and as such attracts walkers and bird watchers as well as being a Mecca for surfers and yachtsmen...

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Altar window in St.Thomas's Church

Newport

County Town, being sited on the River Medina, about 5 miles from the sea. Despite its name, the town became the 'New Port' and was given its charter by Richard de Revers, Lord of the Island, as early as 1180...

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Houses, Newtown, Isle of Wight

Newtown

The village lies at the head of the picturesque Newtown estuary and is surrounded almost entirely by a Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust...

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Sandown.

Sandown

Sandown was developed as a resort town during the Victorian era, many fine properties remain from these heady romantic times during which some quite famous people descended upon the town...

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Flamingo Park, Seaview, Isle of Wight

Seaview

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The Church of St Peter, Shorwell, on the Isle of Wight

Shorwell

The pretty village of Shorwell, with its three handsome Manor Houses, lies cradled in a wooded valley beneath the bare downs...

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St. Helens, Isle of Wight. - Beach

St Helens

Idyllic resort village with attractive houses set around a large village green which in the summer months is well used by the local cricket team...

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Totland Bay

Totland

Picturesque resort with a sea wall extending over one mile. Attractive sand and shingle beach that is particularly safe for children...

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Appledurcombe House, Isle of Wight

Appuldurcombe House

This marvellous, romantic ruin was once one of the finest 18th century mansions on the Isle of Wight. The building, in a.....

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Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle & Museum

The castle is where the Roundheads kept King Charles I a prisoner from 1647 until shortly before his execution on 30 January.....

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Swiss Chalet playhouse.

Osborne House

It is often said, in spite of the fact Queen Victoria spent much of her time at Balmoral in the Scottish highlands, that Osborne.....

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Quarr, Old Abbey ruins

Quarr Abbey

The ruins of Quarr Abbey can be found close to the entrance of Wooten Creek, a pretty waterway used by small fishing boats and.....

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The Solent

The Needles Park

The Needles Park is the Isle of Wight's premier visitor attraction and is situated at Alum Bay overlooking the Island's most.....

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Yarmouth Castle, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Yarmouth Castle

This was the last great castle built as part of Henry VIII's fortifications against invasion of Britain by the French. .....

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