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**NEW** Perfect location, Stylish 'Domus Cottage'Ideal for family and friends, 'Domus' is a spacious, stylish, bright holiday home with more than enough space for your seaside stay. With indoor and outdoor dining areas, large bedrooms and living room a great position to enjoy the beach, park and all that Ventnor has to offer. Lots of modern, luxurious touches, with a fully equipped kitchen you can dine at home or wander to the many cafes, restaurants and bars on the beach or in the town, its perfect ! We also provide discounted ferry travel.
Rowborough Cottage with pool use at Cheverton Farm- Tastefully decorated and relaxing country cottage - Free use of indoor pool and playground at nearby Cheverton Farm - 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs - Wood-burning stove - Enclosed garden and BBQ patio - 10 minute drive to Newport and south coast beaches - Near to unlimited cycling and walking trails in an AONB - 1 mile from Shorwell village and pub - Farm animals such as lambs, pigs, cows, chickens and miniature donkeys at farm - Driftwood king size bed - Large garden and BBQ
Cosy lodge with 2 double rooms, ShanklinOur spacious and airy Island Lodge is located in a quite corner of Lower Hyde Holiday Park a pefect location for exploring this beautiful island. With 2 double en-suite bedrooms an outside seating area and off road parking for two cars it offers plenty of space. Within easy walking distance of Shanklin village, old town and Chine, railway and bus links, supermarket, pubs, resturants and beautiful sandy beaches, its the perfect spot to relax and unwind.
With more than 60 miles of beaches, this small island in the Solent off the south coast of England has been a perfect holiday retreat for generations. From the picture-postcard villages of Bembridge and Seaview to scenic beaches like Freshwater Bay, there’s an invitation here to lose yourself in a quieter past, be it beachcombing on the shore at Yarmouth or hunting for dinosaur footprints and fossils at Compton Bay. Dramatic cliffs and unspoiled interior offer spectacular walking, but there’s a thriving social life, too, as displayed in the famous annual sailing week at Cowes. Water sports can be found all around the island, from surfing at Shanklin to paddleboarding at Totland. Family-friendly entertainment includes fun theme parks like Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill.
The only way to reach the Isle of Wight is by boat. You can take a car across by ferry from Southampton, Portsmouth, or Lymington, and faster passenger crossings are available on the Red Jet (from Southampton), the Wightlink catamaran (from Portsmouth), and the Hovertravel hovercraft (from Southsea). All are well served with trains to London, a two-hour journey away. As well as the major London airport hubs, it is possible to fly into Southampton’s regional airport (SOU) from a number of European cities. Once on the island, you can shuttle between its towns and villages by bus, or via the train that runs between Ryde and Shanklin.
Good news: The Isle of Wight is officially one of the sunniest places in the UK. It averages 37 hours of sunshine a week, with the south of the island faring particularly well thanks to its sheltered position beneath the cliffs: this microclimate is one of the reasons the town of Ventnor enjoys a thriving botanic garden. Do not expect high temperatures, however — summer averages between 55 and 68 Fahrenheit, and you’ll want to pack layers and a waterproof jacket to be prepared for windy and rainy spells, which can arrive at any time. Fall tends to be the wettest season, and in winter temperatures drop to the high 40s.
This series of chalk stacks rises from the sea at the island’s westernmost point like a set of static icebergs. You can admire their jagged forms and the Victorian lighthouse that protects ships from them on a clifftop walk, or from a ride on the nearby chairlift. They’re overlooked by the Old Battery, a defensive fort built in the 1860s, which you can still visit today.
Miles of soft sand and plenty of nearby amenities make this spot on the northeastern part of the island one of its most beloved bits of shoreline. The dog-friendly beach is so wide that its pier — constructed in 1814, and nearly half a mile in length — is the second-longest in the country. You can see Portsmouth from its end.
The town tucked away at the south of the island became famous as a health resort in the 19th century. It’s still a beautiful spot thanks to its parks, gardens, and sea views, and in Steephill Cove it has one of the best secret beaches on the coast.