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Pictures of Isle of Wight

A county in England

About the county of 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Isle of Wight

Bembridge Windmill - Isle of Wight Taken in April 2007

Bembridge (15 Pictures)

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...

Houses, Newtown, Isle of Wight

Newtown (10 Pictures)

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...

St Catherine's Lighthouse

Niton (3 Pictures)

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The Crab

Shanklin (52 Pictures)

This is a busy and popular seaside town with cliffs rising in places to a height of around 150ft, the lower slopes lead down to the beach which opens up to a delightful bay...

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Recommended attractions in Isle of Wight

Carisbrooke Castle in Newport of the Isle of Wight

Carisbrooke Castle & Museum (28 Pictures)

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

Osborne House. Isle of Wight

Osborne House (67 Pictures)

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

Yarmouth Castle, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Yarmouth Castle (5 Pictures)

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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