Isle of Wight Information
Only 23 miles by 13 miles and a short sea crossing from the Mainland, the Island has a unique atmosphere and is full of old world charm. Visit our unspoilt villagesand fine seaside resorts - walk our impressive coastal scenery and invigorating downland. The safe sandy beaches are the ideal place for sailing, windsurfing and swimming- ideal for young and old alike.
Explore the Islands rich and varied historical interests- the dinosaur excavation sites dating back 120 million years, the Roman Villas, Carisbrooke Castle, where Charles I was imprisoned, and of course the magnificent Osborne House, the favourite country home of Queen Victoria. Enjoy our mild climate, local produce and fresh seafood. Relax and watch the world sail by.