Isle of Wight holidays

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Fronds reunited: an Isle of Wight trip to restore a priceless ecosystem
Seagrass protects us from coastal erosion – and it’s under threat. A day tracking its presence is a great way to savour and safeguard the coastline

Sally Howard

04, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Balmy Britain: why you should visit Ventnor Botanic Garden
Tucked away on the Isle of Wight’s south coast, this haven really can boast a balmy UK microclimate – and has the lizards to prove it

Tim Lewis

27, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The Wight way to have a great British holiday after giving up flying | Letters
Letters: Virginia Orrey says the Isle of Wight has everything you need for a summer break, from beautiful beaches to renowned restaurants. Plus a letter from Cathy Swann

Letters

09, Jun, 2022 @4:47 PM

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10 of England's best quiet beaches
Want the beach but not the crowds? Take your pick from these blissful tucked-away stretches of beautiful English coastline

Clare Gogerty

30, Jun, 2020 @4:55 PM

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Postcard from the future: 'Why I'm heading to the Isle of Wight after lockdown'
Junk shops have boxes of postcards, many from this island – a traditional holiday favourite. The author of Postcard from the Past is planning a pilgrimage

Tom Jackson

11, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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My eagle-eyed winter wander around the Isle of Wight
The island isn’t only for summer holidays: the colder months are perfect for birding and walks along trails that will form part of the England Coast Path

Sarah Baxter

28, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Let’s move to: Ventnor, Isle of Wight – defiantly Victorian, with a hipster sheen
The town is strung out on hairpin bends winding down to the sea

Tom Dyckhoff

30, Aug, 2019 @3:30 PM

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How a trip to Peppa Pig World taught me the value of nostalgia | Emma Brockes
I promised my kids a trip to the theme park so I could first indulge in my own holiday memories, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

22, Aug, 2019 @4:49 PM

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Cosy up in a tiny holiday home on the Isle of Wight
A glamping offshoot of the growing tiny house movement, this rural cabin has plenty of charm but there’s one mod con our writer can’t live without

Rachel Dixon

12, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Take the kids to … Blackgang Chine, Isle of Wight
As the UK’s oldest theme park gears up for its 175th birthday celebrations, our writer enjoys the timeless and gentle appeal of its themed lands

Joanne O'Connor

09, Apr, 2018 @9:30 AM

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North House, Cowes, Isle of Wight: hotel review
Informal, tasteful (only slightly nautical decor), with cracking views over the Solent and a great restaurant to boot, this island townhouse stay won’t disappoint

Joanne O'Connor

24, Nov, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Jewel-bright lizards look at home on one British isle
Country Diary: Ventnor Botanic Garden, Isle of Wight A balmy climate and rocky terrain supports Britain’s oldest colony of wall lizards

Claire Stares

14, Jul, 2017 @4:30 AM

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