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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

Alum Bay

Cowes (41 Pictures)

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..

Church of the Holy Spirit, 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...

All Saints' Church in Ryde

Ryde (41 Pictures)

One of the Island's most popular resorts and is situated on the north-east coast. The town is the first port of call from the mainland on the south-east side...

Church of St Peter, Shorwell, Isle of Wight

Shorwell (6 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Isle of Wight

Quarr, Old Abbey ruins

Quarr Abbey (4 Pictures)

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

Aerial Photograph of the Needles, Isle of Wight

The Needles Park (29 Pictures)

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

Yarmouth Castle, 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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