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Rock, Cornwall

Rock in the county of Cornwall

Bodmin Moor overlooking Plymouth

Bodmin in the county of Cornwall

Pictures of Isle of Wight

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Isle of Wight, 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

Tomb of Princess Elizabeth in St. Thomas's Church, Newport

Newport (21 Pictures)

in the county of Isle of Wight

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...

Church of St Peter, Shorwell, Isle of Wight

Shorwell (6 Pictures)

in the county of Isle of Wight

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

Totland Bay

Totland (6 Pictures)

in the county of Isle of Wight

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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Recommended Attractions to visit in Isle of Wight

Appuldurcombe House, Wroxall, Isle of Wight

Appuldurcombe House (3 Pictures)

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

A Diamond Yawn

Isle of Wight Zoo (13 Pictures)

The Isle of Wight Zoo is a popular attraction located on the Isle of Wight, off the southern coast of England. Situated near the.....

The Needle

The Needles Park (30 Pictures)

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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