About the Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is the perfect place for a well deserved break. With our beautiful countryside and beaches, tasty food and drink to enjoy and many exciting activities to throw yourself into, you can do as much (or as little!) as you please.
Whether it be by sea or on horse, bike or foot, there are many ways to explore the Isle of Wight. Whatever your mode of transport you will find remnants of our long and rich history nestled in towns and villages or surrounded by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
150th Anniversary of Prince Albert’s Death
The year 2011 will mark the 150th anniversary of Prince Albert’s death. Albert was the beloved husband of Queen Victoria. The Isle of Wight has a number of connections with Prince Albert and what better way to celebrate this than to retrace Alberts steps at some of the Isle of Wight’s most beautiful and historical buildings.
With the Isle of Wight's diverse countryside and an extensive network of paths and bridleways explore the Isle of Wight.
Find details of Isle of Wight castles, churches, manor houses and other historic buildings on the Isle of Wight official tourist website.
Over half the Isle of Wight is as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Island has attracted many famous visitors and residents in search of inspiration.
The Isle of Wight has it's own set of weird and wonderful facts! There are plenty to read on the official tourism website for the Isle of Wight.
Picturesque landscapes perfect for exploring