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standard-title Isle of Wight Town and Village Guide A guide to towns and villages on the Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Town and Village Guide

A guide to towns and villages on the Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Town and Village Guide

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Cowes, Isle of Wight

Pretty town centre and home to the World Famous Cowes Week.

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Sandown, Isle of Wight

Coastal resort with a fabulous beach and lots to see and do.

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Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Coastal town with a thatched, old village, good shopping and great beach,

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Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Beautiful Victorian town and sea front, regenerated in recent years.

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Ryde, Isle of Wight

Has it all, GREAT shops, a fabulous beach, views and facilities.

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Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

A great little town that thrives on it’s harbour life, walks and community.


Bembridge, Isle of Wight

A east wight town that is vibrant and bustling.  There is a harbour and great beaches.

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Seaview, Isle of Wight

Lovely little village with a yacht club and some great eateries.  Very quiet and classy.

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Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight.

Quaint village dominated by Carisbrooke Castle where Charles I was kept prior to execution.

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Newtown, Isle of Wight

Once the Island’s main town and shipping port, due to the safe waters of Newtown Creek.

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Freshwater, Isle of Wight

Freshwater is located in the West Wight with dramatic white, towering cliffs, great pubs and eateries and some stunning walks.

Brook, Isle of Wight

Small coastal hamlet with pretty cottages and a stunning beach.  Go and look for the dinosaur footprints.

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East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Like Cowes, a popular yachting venue and once the home to Queen Victoria at Osborne House.

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Gurnard, Isle of Wight

Little village where life seems to revolve around the sailing club and an excellent pub.

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Rookley, Isle of Wight

You could so easily drive through this village and miss the Country Park which has great carp ponds and a lovely bar.

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Shalfleet, Isle of Wight

Between Newport and the west Wight, this lovely village has a great pub and walks down the side of Newtown Creek.

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Niton, Isle of Wight

Lovely village with many Island stone cottages, St Catherines Lighthouse and Castlhaven Cove.

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Godshill, Isle of Wight

Noted for its’ pretty thatched cottages, gift shops, cream teas and the church on the hill

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Newport, Isle of Wight

The Island’s County Town with great shopping, a quay with yachts, boats and a great pub.

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Beach Guide

Have you seen our great beach guide for the Island? – There are some real hidden treasures that are waiting for you to explore.

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Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight

Wootton is where the Wightlink ferry comes in.  There is a good range of shops and fabulous walks.

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St Helens, Isle of Wight

Lovely traditional village with a large green, pretty cottages and a lovely beach and walk on St Helens Duver.

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Brading, Isle of Wight

Between Sandown and Ryde, Brading has a Roman villa and once had a busy port.  Now a salt marsh, it’s a great walk.

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Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Another pretty village with thatched cottages, backing on to rolling Downland and close to a great beach.

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Lake, Isle of Wight

Lake is set between between Sandown and Shanklin.  It has some great shops, a beach, railway stop and is often missed.