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Vintage Vacations

Hazelgrove Farm, Ashey Rd, Ashey, Ryde PO33 4BD

07802 758113

vintagevacations.co.uk

Award-winning Vintage Vacations has 13 gleaming silver vintage caravans, plus a pair of classic British caravans sitting in a large field on a farm near Ryde. It's a peaceful,...

Vintage Vacations

Hazelgrove Farm, Ashey Rd, Ashey, Ryde PO33 4BD 07802 758113 - vintagevacations.co.uk

Award-winning Vintage Vacations has 13 gleaming silver vintage caravans, plus a pair of classic British caravans sitting in a large field on a farm near Ryde. It's a peaceful, hidden spot and the carefully restored vans have many original fixtures and fittings, as well as quirky vintage accessories and decorations - a unique experience.

Tom's Eco Lodge

Tarbell Farm House, Newport Road, Yarmouth PO41 0YJ

01983 758729

tomsecolodge.com

Tom's Eco Lodge is one of the Isle of Wight's best known glamping experiences, with accommodation offered in a variety of quirky lodgings, including safari tents, eco...

Tom's Eco Lodge

Tarbell Farm House, Newport Road, Yarmouth PO41 0YJ 01983 758729 - tomsecolodge.com

Tom's Eco Lodge is one of the Isle of Wight's best known glamping experiences, with accommodation offered in a variety of quirky lodgings, including safari tents, eco pods, wood cabins and modulo's. Guests can enjoy panoramic views over the Solent and across the site of the 1970 Isle of Wight festival. They also have access to a range of other great facilities at Tapnell Farm, including the Cow Co Restaurant, Tapnell Farm Park and Isle of Wight Adventure Activities.

Park Resorts Holiday Park

Cowes, Shanklin and Bembridge

0483 561 1345

park-resorts.com

There are four Park Resorts holiday parks across the Island: Thorness Bay, Lower Hyde, Landguard and Nodes Point. Each park has a pool, kids' club, entertainment, sports and...

Park Resorts Holiday Park

Cowes, Shanklin and Bembridge 0483 561 1345 - park-resorts.com

There are four Park Resorts holiday parks across the Island: Thorness Bay, Lower Hyde, Landguard and Nodes Point. Each park has a pool, kids' club, entertainment, sports and leisure activities, adventure playground, convenience store and launderette.

Ninham Country Holidays

Ninham, Shanklin PO36 9PJ

01983 864243

ninham-holidays.co.uk

A family-run camping and touring park in an idyllic country location and just a short cycle ride from the safe, sandy beaches of Shanklin and Sundown. There are 18 acres of...

Ninham Country Holidays

Ninham, Shanklin PO36 9PJ 01983 864243 - ninham-holidays.co.uk

A family-run camping and touring park in an idyllic country location and just a short cycle ride from the safe, sandy beaches of Shanklin and Sundown. There are 18 acres of landscaped level pitches and four-star facilities, including a heated outdoor swimming pool, games and TV rooms, children's play areas and private coarse fishing. An emphasis is placed on recycling waste on the countryside code. Open May-September.

Lower Hyde Holiday Park

Landguard Road, Shanklin PO37 7LL

0843 309 3565

parkresorts.com

The park's camping site is only a short stroll from the seaside town of Shanklin. It has 150 pitches for all touring units. Campers can also make use of the facilities at the...

Lower Hyde Holiday Park

Landguard Road, Shanklin PO37 7LL 0843 309 3565 - parkresorts.com

The park's camping site is only a short stroll from the seaside town of Shanklin. It has 150 pitches for all touring units. Campers can also make use of the facilities at the holiday park. Contact the park for more information about facilities and opening times.

Cheverton Copse Holiday Park

Scotchells Brook Lane, Sandown PO36 0JP

01983 403161

chevertoncopse.com

This family-run caravan park, located in unspoilt countryside between the sandy beaches of Sundown and Shanklin, has 57 caravans at various grades and prices. All are fully...

Cheverton Copse Holiday Park

Scotchells Brook Lane, Sandown PO36 0JP 01983 403161 - chevertoncopse.com

This family-run caravan park, located in unspoilt countryside between the sandy beaches of Sundown and Shanklin, has 57 caravans at various grades and prices. All are fully equipped with colour TV, fridge, gas cooker, microwave, shower, basin and WC. Duvets and linen are provided and beds made upon arrival.

The Garlic Farm Holidays

Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NR

01983 898477

thegarlicfarm.co.uk

Beautiful self-catering cottages and luxury yurts on The Garlic Farm. Guests enjoy: exclusive use of tennis court, football pitch, games room, WiFi (cottages), discounted ferry...

The Garlic Farm Holidays

Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NR 01983 898477 - thegarlicfarm.co.uk

Beautiful self-catering cottages and luxury yurts on The Garlic Farm. Guests enjoy: exclusive use of tennis court, football pitch, games room, WiFi (cottages), discounted ferry crossings, central location ideal for exploring the island by foot or bicycle. Dogs welcome by arrangement. Beaches less than 10 minutes by car.

The Spinnaker

1 Steyne Rd, Bembridge PO35 5UH

01983 872840

thespinnakeriow.co.uk

This Edwardian hotel has been beautifully restored and refurbished. Its 14 en-suite rooms (four twin rooms, three family rooms and seven double rooms) have modern amenities while...

The Spinnaker

1 Steyne Rd, Bembridge PO35 5UH 01983 872840 - thespinnakeriow.co.uk

This Edwardian hotel has been beautifully restored and refurbished. Its 14 en-suite rooms (four twin rooms, three family rooms and seven double rooms) have modern amenities while retaining the building's original character and charm. There are also two function rooms for small and large events, wedding receptions, business meetings and seminars.

The Nightingale Hotel

3 Queen's Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AN

01983 862742

nightingale-hotel.co.uk

Nestled in a prime cliff-top location overlooking Shanklin and Sundown Bay, Keats Green Hotel offers breathtaking ocean views, beautiful surroundings, excellent service and...

The Nightingale Hotel

3 Queen's Rd, Shanklin PO37 6AN 01983 862742 - nightingale-hotel.co.uk

Nestled in a prime cliff-top location overlooking Shanklin and Sundown Bay, Keats Green Hotel offers breathtaking ocean views, beautiful surroundings, excellent service and facilities. Available are fully refurbished and elegant deluxe sea-view rooms and a Luxurious Suite with king-sized bed. Wake up to a spectacular sunrise, then relax in the bar, lounge or restaurant, which have all been refurbished and restored to their original Victorian elegance.

The George Hotel

Quay Street, Yarmouth PO41 0PE

01983 760331

thegeorge.co.uk

A gracious 17th-century townhouse on the water's edge in Yarmouth, the hotel has 17 charming bedrooms and two restaurants. The family-friendly Conservatory serves simple,...

The George Hotel

Quay Street, Yarmouth PO41 0PE 01983 760331 - thegeorge.co.uk

A gracious 17th-century townhouse on the water's edge in Yarmouth, the hotel has 17 charming bedrooms and two restaurants. The family-friendly Conservatory serves simple, unfussy food, while Isla's fine-dining restaurant focuses on using fresh, high-quality seasonal produce.

Steephill Cove

Steephill Cove, Ventnor PO38 1AF

07903 689984

www.steephill-cove.co.uk

Choose from three self-catering properties by the sea. The Lighthouse and The Boathouse, both with three bedrooms, each sleep up to six people. The two-bed Crow’s Nest is ideal...

Steephill Cove

Steephill Cove, Ventnor PO38 1AF 07903 689984 - www.steephill-cove.co.uk

Choose from three self-catering properties by the sea. The Lighthouse and The Boathouse, both with three bedrooms, each sleep up to six people. The two-bed Crow’s Nest is ideal as a romantic getaway.

Shanklin Villa Holiday Apartments

6 Chine Avenue, Shanklin. PO37 6AG

01983 866899

www.melvillehall.co.uk

Luxurious self-catering studios and one-, three- and four-bed apartments can accommodate from two to 10 people. The larger apartments have balconies and hot tubs with a communal...

Shanklin Villa Holiday Apartments

6 Chine Avenue, Shanklin. PO37 6AG 01983 866899 - www.melvillehall.co.uk

Luxurious self-catering studios and one-, three- and four-bed apartments can accommodate from two to 10 people. The larger apartments have balconies and hot tubs with a communal hot tub for the studios and one-bed apartments. Guests can use the leisure facilities at the nearby Luccombe hotels.

Melville Hall Hotel & Utopia Spa

Melville Street, Sandown PO36 9DH

01983 400500

www.melvillehall.co.uk

At this adults-only spa hotel, de-stress in the spa-cuzzi, plunge pool, detox cabins and sauna or at the outdoor spa pool with its large hot tub. The Utopia Spa has an array of...

Melville Hall Hotel & Utopia Spa

Melville Street, Sandown PO36 9DH 01983 400500 - www.melvillehall.co.uk

At this adults-only spa hotel, de-stress in the spa-cuzzi, plunge pool, detox cabins and sauna or at the outdoor spa pool with its large hot tub. The Utopia Spa has an array of pampering treatments. Dine in the Summerhill Restaurant and enjoy a tipple in the Festival Bar Lounge, adorned with Isle of Wight Festival memorabilia.

Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel

Popham Road, Shanklin, PO37 6RG

01983 869000

www.luccombemanor.co.uk

This warm, friendly and intimate country-house hotel, with panoramic views of Sandown Bay, has a Victorian elegance. Unwind in the warmth of the hot tub or spa pool, or stroll...

Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel

Popham Road, Shanklin, PO37 6RG 01983 869000 - www.luccombemanor.co.uk

This warm, friendly and intimate country-house hotel, with panoramic views of Sandown Bay, has a Victorian elegance. Unwind in the warmth of the hot tub or spa pool, or stroll along the cliff path and beach below.

Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park

Hillway Rd, Bembridge PO35 5PL

01983 872671

www.whitecliff-bay.com

Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park offers excellent accommodation, caravans and camping. Facilities include a heated indoor pool, private beach access, family entertainment and kids'...

Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park

Hillway Rd, Bembridge PO35 5PL 01983 872671 - www.whitecliff-bay.com

Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park offers excellent accommodation, caravans and camping. Facilities include a heated indoor pool, private beach access, family entertainment and kids' club, bars, restaurants, sun terrace, shop, crazy golf, sauna and pool table. Exclusive ferry rates are offered when booked direct with the park. In Canvas Village, bell tents are available to hire and there are holiday homes for sale. Dogs are welcome in selected areas.

Sandhills Holiday Park

Hillway Rd, Bembridge PO35 5PL

01983 872277

www.sandhillsholidaypark.com

A family-owned and run park, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the eastern coast of the Island, near the village of Bembridge. Sandhills is surrounded by rolling...

Sandhills Holiday Park

Hillway Rd, Bembridge PO35 5PL 01983 872277 - www.sandhillsholidaypark.com

A family-owned and run park, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the eastern coast of the Island, near the village of Bembridge. Sandhills is surrounded by rolling downland and overlooks Whitecliff Bay with its sheltered beach, perfect for swimming, exploring rock pools and playing games.

This peaceful holiday park is the ideal setting for a relaxing break with family or friends. There are well-equipped, centrally heated caravans available to hire and holiday homes to buy. Facilities include a reception area, private access to Whitecliff Bay, a self-service shop with off-licence and a children's play area.

Whitefield Forest Touring Park

Whitefield Forest, Ryde PO33 1QL

01983 617069

www.whitefieldforest.co.uk

This is an award-winning, family-run touring park located in the tranquil setting of Whitefield Forest, a short distance from the coastal town of Ryde. The pitches are spacious,...

Whitefield Forest Touring Park

Whitefield Forest, Ryde PO33 1QL 01983 617069 - www.whitefieldforest.co.uk

This is an award-winning, family-run touring park located in the tranquil setting of Whitefield Forest, a short distance from the coastal town of Ryde. The pitches are spacious, with a mixture of traditional grass and hardstanding, all with electric hook-ups. A purpose-built amenities block includes baby and disabled facilities, as well as dishwashing and laundry areas. Special offers for the over-50s; packages and ferry deals are also available.

Rosemary Vineyard Touring Park

Smallbrook Ln, Ryde, Newport PO33 4BE

01983 811084

www.rosemaryvineyard.co.uk

Wake up in the tranquil Island setting of Rosemary Vineyard Touring Park, set on the edge of the estate, overlooking the vines. There are eight pitches available, all with electric...

Rosemary Vineyard Touring Park

Smallbrook Ln, Ryde, Newport PO33 4BE 01983 811084 - www.rosemaryvineyard.co.uk

Wake up in the tranquil Island setting of Rosemary Vineyard Touring Park, set on the edge of the estate, overlooking the vines. There are eight pitches available, all with electric hook-up points (metered).The Vineleaf Coffee Shop, which serves a large selection of freshly prepared light lunches and snacks as well as home-made cakes and cream teas, is situated a short distance from the park.

Free admission and tastings of their award-winning wines, juices, liqueurs and ciders are available in the vineyard shop, along with a selection of Island produce, including mustards, garlic and biscuits. Prices from £12 per night, or £70 a week. Open all year.

The Orchards Holiday Park

Main Rd, Newbridge, Yarmouth PO41 0TS

01983 531350

www.orchards-holiday-park.co.uk

The Orchards has been awarded the 2015 AA Campsite of the Year for the South East and has won 18 successive gold David Bellamy Conservation Awards. Situated in Newbridge, with...

The Orchards Holiday Park

Main Rd, Newbridge, Yarmouth PO41 0TS 01983 531350 - www.orchards-holiday-park.co.uk

The Orchards has been awarded the 2015 AA Campsite of the Year for the South East and has won 18 successive gold David Bellamy Conservation Awards. Situated in Newbridge, with stunning countryside views and high-quality facilities, it is well located for walking, cycling and visiting the Island's attractions. There are 164 marked touring pitches in paddocks, with a good mix of grass, water-serviced and hardstanding.

In addition, there's a choice of 65 well-equipped four- or six-berth holiday caravans, arranged in a spacious setting. Most have wonderful views across rolling countryside, double glazing and central heating, and offer a high level of comfort. Also available is a Sovereign holiday caravan for wheelchair users and those with special needs. The beautiful and very well-equipped Orchard House, situated at the entrance to The Orchards Holiday Park, is also available to rent for up to 10 people (see Sleep, pp87-89).

Facilities in the park include a heated indoor pool with poolside coffee shop (open all season), heated outdoor pool and paddling pool (open late May to September), adventure play areas, shop, takeaway food bar, table tennis and dog-walking area. Wi-Fi is also available at a small cost. The impressive energy-efficient Facilities Centre has under-floor heating and 24 showers and toilets. Visit the website for further details, photographs and online booking.

Old Mill Holiday Park

Mill Rd, St Helens, Isle of Wight PO33 1UE

01983 872507

www.oldmill.co.uk

A small, peaceful five-star park overlooking Bembridge Harbour and National Trust common with a choice of pine cabins, centrally heated caravans, apartments and a marina house...

Old Mill Holiday Park

Mill Rd, St Helens, Isle of Wight PO33 1UE 01983 872507 - www.oldmill.co.uk

A small, peaceful five-star park overlooking Bembridge Harbour and National Trust common with a choice of pine cabins, centrally heated caravans, apartments and a marina house overlooking the harbour. Play park, indoor games room and Wi-Fi available. Relax here, watching the ships pass by, or explore the Island. The beaches, fishing and walking and cycling trails are all nearby. St Helens, with its shops, restaurants and pub, is five minutes' walk away. Open all year.

The Old Barn Touring Park

Cheverton Fann, Apse Heath Sandown P036 9PJ

01983 866414

www.oldbarntouring.co.uk

A small, friendly, 60-pitch touring park nestled in a rural setting with lovely downland views. The park has a TV and games room, and is close to Sandown Bay and Shanklin beaches....

The Old Barn Touring Park

Cheverton Fann, Apse Heath Sandown P036 9PJ 01983 866414 - www.oldbarntouring.co.uk

A small, friendly, 60-pitch touring park nestled in a rural setting with lovely downland views. The park has a TV and games room, and is close to Sandown Bay and Shanklin beaches. It has been awarded a gold David Bellamy Conservation Award.

Isle of Wight Campervan Holidays

Unit 2 Fishbourne Quays, Ashlake Copse Rood, Ryde P033 4EY

01983 642143

isleofwightcampers.co.uk

Take to the open road in a classic 1970s VW campervan and enjoy all that the stunning Isle of Wight has to offer. The lovely campervans available for hire from this company are...

Isle of Wight Campervan Holidays

Unit 2 Fishbourne Quays, Ashlake Copse Rood, Ryde P033 4EY 01983 642143 - isleofwightcampers.co.uk

Take to the open road in a classic 1970s VW campervan and enjoy all that the stunning Isle of Wight has to offer. The lovely campervans available for hire from this company are full of character and charm, and come fully equipped with everything you'll need for a great holiday. Under new ownership since July 2014, the vans have enjoyed a winter makeover and are ready to take you on your Island adventure.

Heathfield Farm camping

Heathfield Rd, Norton Green, Freshwater PO40 9SH

01983 407822

www.heathfieldcamping.co.uk

On the outskirts of Freshwater village, only two miles from the famous Needles and convenient for Yarmouth ferry port, this site has stunning sea views and offers great coastal...

Heathfield Farm camping

Heathfield Rd, Norton Green, Freshwater PO40 9SH 01983 407822 - www.heathfieldcamping.co.uk

On the outskirts of Freshwater village, only two miles from the famous Needles and convenient for Yarmouth ferry port, this site has stunning sea views and offers great coastal walks. It is close to shops, a beach and bus route, and has 60 spacious marked pitches.

Grange Farm

Military Rd, Brighstone, Grange Chine PO30 4DA

01983 740296

www.grangefarmholidays.com

Self-catering barn conversions, static caravans and campsite, including eight camping pods, all set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with friendly farm animals to pet and...

Grange Farm

Military Rd, Brighstone, Grange Chine PO30 4DA 01983 740296 - www.grangefarmholidays.com

Self-catering barn conversions, static caravans and campsite, including eight camping pods, all set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with friendly farm animals to pet and direct access to the sandy beach. Perfectly situated for walking, fossil hunting and fishing

Beeper Farm Camping and Caravan Park

Brading Road, Ryde PO33 1QJ

01983 615210

beaperfarm.com

This is a family-run park overlooking Downland. There are two large camping fields with plenty of space to play. There are no marked pitches except for electric hook-ups. Other...

Beeper Farm Camping and Caravan Park

Brading Road, Ryde PO33 1QJ 01983 615210 - beaperfarm.com

This is a family-run park overlooking Downland. There are two large camping fields with plenty of space to play. There are no marked pitches except for electric hook-ups. Other facilities include a shower block, laundry and dishwashing rooms, children's play area, gas supplies and ice-pack service. Dogs are welcome.

The Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN

01983 863023

waterfront-inn.co.uk

This family-run hotel, brasserie and bar is situated in a superb location on Shanklin’s Esplanade, close to the sandy Blue Flag beach with panoramic sea views. This free house...

The Waterfront Inn

19 Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BN 01983 863023 - waterfront-inn.co.uk

This family-run hotel, brasserie and bar is situated in a superb location on Shanklin’s Esplanade, close to the sandy Blue Flag beach with panoramic sea views. This free house offers a wide range of cask ales, wines, spirits and soft drinks, together with fixed-price, great-value menus that feature a variety of fresh, local steaks and seafood. Children and dogs welcome. Eight en-suite bedrooms are also available.

The Steamer Inn

The Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BS

01983 862641

www.thesteamer.co.uk

The Steamer Inn’s beautiful outdoor terrace makes the most of one of the finest waterside locations on the Island, with panoramic views across the English Channel and a superb,...

The Steamer Inn

The Esplanade, Shanklin PO37 6BS 01983 862641 - www.thesteamer.co.uk

The Steamer Inn’s beautiful outdoor terrace makes the most of one of the finest waterside locations on the Island, with panoramic views across the English Channel and a superb, safe, sandy beach just a pebble’s throw away. Local seafood is the speciality of the kitchen, with The Steamer’s famous seafood chowder always on the menu. This is a free house, filled with seafaring memorabilia, offering a great range of real ales, lagers and wines. With a busy live music schedule, it's the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing evening. The Steamer also offers excellent accommodation with eight en-suite rooms, some of which have stunning views out to sea.

The Stag

2 Cowes Road, Newport PO30 5TW

01983 522709

stagpub.co.uk

Under new management and following a major refurbishment, The Stag, located on the outskirts of Newport, is an ideal choice for family dining. Its extensive menu includes great...

The Stag

2 Cowes Road, Newport PO30 5TW 01983 522709 - stagpub.co.uk

Under new management and following a major refurbishment, The Stag, located on the outskirts of Newport, is an ideal choice for family dining. Its extensive menu includes great home-cooked dishes to please even the pickiest palate. There is a Sunday and mid-week carvery, plus a rotisserie menu available daily. A kids’ corner with games will keep the little ones entertained, and there's also a children’s menu. Four AA-star rated en-suite rooms are available, as well as a large on-site car park.

The Spyglass Inn

Esplanade, Ventnor PO38 1JX

01983 855338

thespyglass.com

The award-winning Spyglass Inn, a family-run pub at the western end of Ventnor Esplanade with stunning views over the English Channel, has been offering great food, beer and music...

The Spyglass Inn

Esplanade, Ventnor PO38 1JX 01983 855338 - thespyglass.com

The award-winning Spyglass Inn, a family-run pub at the western end of Ventnor Esplanade with stunning views over the English Channel, has been offering great food, beer and music since 1988. It is well known among both Islanders and visitors for its excellent seafood, including Ventnor Bay lobster and crab, as well as many other mouth-watering delights on offer throughout the year from its excellent specials board and the main menu. This lively pub features live music from local artists most days of the week, varying from classical guitar to traditional jazz. The Spyglass also hosts annual events, such as their fireworks night, Beaujolais Breakfast and special restaurant nights.

The Pilot Boat Inn

Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN

01983 872077

www.thepilotboatinn.com

You’ll find this pub, which looks like a boat (yes, really), next to Bembridge Harbour. The new owners serve home-made, freshly cooked food at reasonable prices. With two outdoor...

The Pilot Boat Inn

Station Road, Bembridge PO35 5NN 01983 872077 - www.thepilotboatinn.com

You’ll find this pub, which looks like a boat (yes, really), next to Bembridge Harbour. The new owners serve home-made, freshly cooked food at reasonable prices. With two outdoor terraces and ample parking, this proper pub (there is no music or fruit machines) offers a friendly atmosphere with delicious food and drink and is open seven days a week, 11am-11pm. Now with five en-suite bed-and-breakfast rooms.

King Harry’s Bar

Glenbrook Hotel, Church Road, Shanklin Old Village, PO37 6NU

01983 863119

www.kingharrysbar.co.uk

A charming thatched pub with peaceful gardens that overlook the Chine, where you may even spot a red squirrel. Light lunches are served daily and guest ales are available. The...

King Harry’s Bar

Glenbrook Hotel, Church Road, Shanklin Old Village, PO37 6NU 01983 863119 - www.kingharrysbar.co.uk

A charming thatched pub with peaceful gardens that overlook the Chine, where you may even spot a red squirrel. Light lunches are served daily and guest ales are available. The intimate Henry VIII Kitchen restaurant, specialising in steaks and grills, is open from Easter, Monday-Saturday, 11am-11pm; Sunday 11am-10.30pm.

The Crab & Lobster Inn

32 Forelands Field Road, Bembridge PO35 5TR

01983 872244

www.crabandlobsterinn.co.uk

Voted Isle of Wight Dining Pub 2014 by the Good Pub Guide, this family-friendly pub (right) in Bembridge is a real treasure. Situated on the cliff edge, it has spectacular views of...

The Crab & Lobster Inn

32 Forelands Field Road, Bembridge PO35 5TR 01983 872244 - www.crabandlobsterinn.co.uk

Voted Isle of Wight Dining Pub 2014 by the Good Pub Guide, this family-friendly pub (right) in Bembridge is a real treasure. Situated on the cliff edge, it has spectacular views of The Solent and offers an extensive menu, from traditional pub favourites through to locally caught lobster and mouth-watering seafood platters – there really is something to appeal to every taste. Complement the fine fare with a glass or two of something from the great selection of real ales and wines.

Seven

Main Road, Brighstone, PO30 4AH

01983 740370


This continental-style bistro (below) with licensed bar and coffee shop serves everything from breakfast to three-course evening meals. A specials board features fresh fish and...

Seven

Main Road, Brighstone, PO30 4AH 01983 740370 -

This continental-style bistro (below) with licensed bar and coffee shop serves everything from breakfast to three-course evening meals. A specials board features fresh fish and locally sourced meat. Two en-suite bed-and-breakfast rooms are also available. Check the website for opening times and bookings.

The Leconfield

85 Leeson Road, Upper Bonchurch, Ventnor, PO38 1PU

01983 852196

www.leconfieldhotel.com

When you dine in the Seascape restaurant at this country house hotel, you will savour freshly prepared, uncomplicated food with a difference, made from the finest local Island...

The Leconfield

85 Leeson Road, Upper Bonchurch, Ventnor, PO38 1PU 01983 852196 - www.leconfieldhotel.com

When you dine in the Seascape restaurant at this country house hotel, you will savour freshly prepared, uncomplicated food with a difference, made from the finest local Island produce wherever possible. With an AA Rosette for culinary excellence, the restaurant also offers a fine selection of wines and other drinks, and has magnificent views all around. Over-16s only. Every effort is made to cater for special dietary requirements.

Kasbah

76 Union Street, Ryde, PO33 2LN

01983 810088

www.kasbahiw.com

A Moroccan-style bar with a good atmosphere, serving a wide selection of drinks, cocktails and wines. Also has relaxing modern and world music, free Wi-Fi and a courtyard garden....

Kasbah

76 Union Street, Ryde, PO33 2LN 01983 810088 - www.kasbahiw.com

A Moroccan-style bar with a good atmosphere, serving a wide selection of drinks, cocktails and wines. Also has relaxing modern and world music, free Wi-Fi and a courtyard garden. In the evenings, the bar becomes a vibrant nightspot with a late licence. Accommodation is available in nine individually decorated en-suite guest bedrooms.

The Little Gloster

31 Marsh Road, Cowes, PO31 8JQ

01983 298776

www.thelittlegloster.com

This Island haven serves simple seasonal food in a Scandinavian-influenced restaurant, bar and bed and breakfast. Offering panoramic views, unpretentious food, high-quality service...

The Little Gloster

31 Marsh Road, Cowes, PO31 8JQ 01983 298776 - www.thelittlegloster.com

This Island haven serves simple seasonal food in a Scandinavian-influenced restaurant, bar and bed and breakfast. Offering panoramic views, unpretentious food, high-quality service and a relaxed atmosphere, The Little Gloster offers the best of locally sourced produce and is renowned for its fresh fish and seafood, including Bembridge crab and lobster. The perfect place for a quiet meal, to celebrate a special occasion or simply to unwind with a glass of wine while taking in the spectacular sunsets that contribute to making this a unique location.

Seaview Hotel & Restaurant

High Street, Seaview, PO34 5EX

01983 612711

www.seaviewhotel.co.uk

The Seaview Hotel’s main restaurant, under head chef Bruce Theobald, is predominantly fish and vegetarian, with much of the fish landed within sight of the hotel. Highlights of...

Seaview Hotel & Restaurant

High Street, Seaview, PO34 5EX 01983 612711 - www.seaviewhotel.co.uk

The Seaview Hotel’s main restaurant, under head chef Bruce Theobald, is predominantly fish and vegetarian, with much of the fish landed within sight of the hotel. Highlights of the menu include lobster cannelloni, Newclose Farm pork and monkfish, and an authentic soupe de poisson. The bars serve British classics, including steak and chips, as well as its famous crab ramekin. Dogs welcome in both public bars.

The Lakeside Park Hotel & Spa

High Street, Wootton Bridge, Ryde, PO33 4LJ

01983 882266

www.lakesideparkhotel.com

The contemporary Brasserie at the Island’s premier four-star hotel is a light, modern, relaxing space offering al fresco dining on its lakeside terrace, which has breathtaking...

The Lakeside Park Hotel & Spa

High Street, Wootton Bridge, Ryde, PO33 4LJ 01983 882266 - www.lakesideparkhotel.com

The contemporary Brasserie at the Island’s premier four-star hotel is a light, modern, relaxing space offering al fresco dining on its lakeside terrace, which has breathtaking views. Menus feature fresh Isle of Wight ingredients wherever possible, together with
a selection of home-grown produce straight from the kitchen garden. The hotel bar offers a wide selection of fine wines and lagers.

Wight Locations Holiday Cottage Company

High Street, Seaview, P034 5ES

01983 617322

www.wightlocations.co.uk

Specialists in the sought-after areas of Seaview, Bembridge, St Helens and Ryde, this friendly company also
has self-catering cottages available to rent in select coastal...

Wight Locations Holiday Cottage Company

High Street, Seaview, P034 5ES 01983 617322 - www.wightlocations.co.uk

Specialists in the sought-after areas of Seaview, Bembridge, St Helens and Ryde, this friendly company also
has self-catering cottages available to rent in select coastal and rural locations around the Island.

Orchard House

Main Road, Newbridge, P041 OTS

01983 531441

www.orchards-holiday-park.co.uk

This is a spacious four-bedroom house at the entrance to The Orchards Holiday Park (see Camping, p91). It sleeps up to 10 people and features a large living area, fully fitted...

Orchard House

Main Road, Newbridge, P041 OTS 01983 531441 - www.orchards-holiday-park.co.uk

This is a spacious four-bedroom house at the entrance to The Orchards Holiday Park (see Camping, p91). It sleeps up to 10 people and features a large living area, fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, bathroom, shower room with separate toilet and private garden with patio and barbecue. The house also benefits from the five-star holiday park's excellent on-site facilities: indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, shop, takeaway restaurant, pool table, table tennis and dog-walking area. A great base for exploring the Island's attractions.

Nettlecombe Farm

Whitwell, near Ventnor, P038 2AF

01983 730783

www.nettlecombefarm.co.uk

Nettlecombe Farm, nestled in a picturesque corner of the Island and surrounded by beautiful South Wight countryside, consists of nine converted self-catering premises. They benefit...

Nettlecombe Farm

Whitwell, near Ventnor, P038 2AF 01983 730783 - www.nettlecombefarm.co.uk

Nettlecombe Farm, nestled in a picturesque corner of the Island and surrounded by beautiful South Wight countryside, consists of nine converted self-catering premises. They benefit from several delightful rustic play areas, three coarse fishing lakes, a light and airy function barn and a petting area that has a wide selection of interesting animals, including alpaca, donkeys, poultry, goats, reindeer and an emu! The business also partners with local organisations such as beauty therapists, childcare providers, caterers and fitness coaches to help guests get more out of their holiday. Nettlecombe Farm was Highly Commended in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014, in the Self-Catering Holiday Provider of the Year category.

National Trust Holliday Cottages

0844 800 2070

nationaltrustholidays.org.uk

The National Trust has 15 holiday cottages on the Island, including two on the seafront at Cowes; a former
coastguard cottage, located high up on The Needles headland; and...

National Trust Holliday Cottages

0844 800 2070 - nationaltrustholidays.org.uk

The National Trust has 15 holiday cottages on the Island, including two on the seafront at Cowes; a former
coastguard cottage, located high up on The Needles headland; and the former clubhouse for the Royal Isle of Wight Golf Club, overlooking The Duver at St Helens.

Island Cottage Holidays

01983 403377

www.islandcottageholidays.com

Island Cottage holidays is the go-to site for charming rental properties across the Island. Whether you're
looking for a large farmhouse in a rural location or a cosy...

Island Cottage Holidays

01983 403377 - www.islandcottageholidays.com

Island Cottage holidays is the go-to site for charming rental properties across the Island. Whether you're
looking for a large farmhouse in a rural location or a cosy coastal cottage near sandy beaches, you'll find something to suit your needs. All the cottages have a minimum quality rating of three stars, up to the maximum five-star gold award. Forfull descriptions and photos, see the webside or ring for a brochure.

Colwell Bay Holiday Cottages

Fort Warden Road, Colwell Bay, P039 ODA

01983 897430

www.islandviewholidays.co.uk

This holiday park at Colwell Bay is open all year round with an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and access to one of the Island's best beaches. In all of the...

Colwell Bay Holiday Cottages

Fort Warden Road, Colwell Bay, P039 ODA 01983 897430 - www.islandviewholidays.co.uk

This holiday park at Colwell Bay is open all year round with an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and access to one of the Island's best beaches. In all of the self-catering cottages, you can enjoy Wi-Fi access, a welcome pack and a selection of fun family games. A number of properties also come with a private hot tub.

Appuldurcombe Holiday Cottages

Wroxall, Ventnor P038 3EW

01983 840188

www.appuldurcombe.co.uk

A great getaway for families and larger groups, set in a 300-acre historic estate with free access to
Appuldurcombe House and the Owl and Falconry Centre. Seven cottages...

Appuldurcombe Holiday Cottages

Wroxall, Ventnor P038 3EW 01983 840188 - www.appuldurcombe.co.uk

A great getaway for families and larger groups, set in a 300-acre historic estate with free access to
Appuldurcombe House and the Owl and Falconry Centre. Seven cottages sleep two to nine people each.

Chale Bay Farm

Military Road, Chale, Ventnor, P038 2JF

01983 730950

www.chalebayfarm.co.uk

Award-winning luxury guest house set in rolling fields. The eight en-suite rooms have complimentary beverage-making facilities, satellite/Smart TV, DAB/FM radio with MP3/iDock,...

Chale Bay Farm

Military Road, Chale, Ventnor, P038 2JF 01983 730950 - www.chalebayfarm.co.uk

Award-winning luxury guest house set in rolling fields. The eight en-suite rooms have complimentary beverage-making facilities, satellite/Smart TV, DAB/FM radio with MP3/iDock, telephone, room safe, mini bar and free Wi-Fi. Superior rooms have personal patios and panoramic sea views. Family suites have a second TV/DVD for children. Ample free parking; no smoking throughout.

The Aqua

The Esplanade, Shanklin, P037 6BN

01983 863024

www.theaqua.co.uk

Annette and James have run this lovely 22-bedroom guest house (above) on Shanklin Esplanade for
more than 30 years. It has first-class service and stunning views of Shanklin...

The Aqua

The Esplanade, Shanklin, P037 6BN 01983 863024 - www.theaqua.co.uk

Annette and James have run this lovely 22-bedroom guest house (above) on Shanklin Esplanade for
more than 30 years. It has first-class service and stunning views of Shanklin beach and the seafront from the elevated patios and deck.

Sentry Mead Hotel

Madeira Road, Tolland Bay, P039 OBJ

01983 753212

www.sentrymead.co.uk

This elegant Victorian house is only metres from the beach and opposite Turf Walk, with many scenic
pathways on its doorstep. There are well-appointed en-suite rooms,...

Sentry Mead Hotel

Madeira Road, Tolland Bay, P039 OBJ 01983 753212 - www.sentrymead.co.uk

This elegant Victorian house is only metres from the beach and opposite Turf Walk, with many scenic
pathways on its doorstep. There are well-appointed en-suite rooms, comfortable lounges and pretty
gardens. It is also pet friendly.

Enchanted Manor

Sandrock Road, Niton, P038 2NG

01983 730215

www.enchantedmanor.co.uk

A romantic, five-star retreat set amid woodland overlooking the rugged coastline and St Catherine's Point. The opulent suites have a fairy-tale theme, each with artwork by the...

Enchanted Manor

Sandrock Road, Niton, P038 2NG 01983 730215 - www.enchantedmanor.co.uk

A romantic, five-star retreat set amid woodland overlooking the rugged coastline and St Catherine's Point. The opulent suites have a fairy-tale theme, each with artwork by the artist Josephine Wall and many with four-poster beds. Its various awards include the Chamber of Commerce Business Award of Excellence 2011 for Hospitality and Accommodation.

Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel

Luccombe Road, Shanklin, P037 6RL

01983 869000

www.luccombehall.co.uk

This cliff-edge hotel has a squash court, games room, heated outdoor and indoor pools, hot tub and sauna. Rooms with balconies are available and there's access to the beach...

Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel

Luccombe Road, Shanklin, P037 6RL 01983 869000 - www.luccombehall.co.uk

This cliff-edge hotel has a squash court, games room, heated outdoor and indoor pools, hot tub and sauna. Rooms with balconies are available and there's access to the beach via the Grand View Tea Gardens.

Bembridge Coast Hotel

Fisherman's Walk, Bembridge, P03S STB

01983 873931

www.wamerleisurehotels.co.uk

Part of the Warner Leisure Hotels portfolio, this contemporary hotel is set in lovely rolling countryside overlooking the Solent. The idyllic location is matched by top facilities,...

Bembridge Coast Hotel

Fisherman's Walk, Bembridge, P03S STB 01983 873931 - www.wamerleisurehotels.co.uk

Part of the Warner Leisure Hotels portfolio, this contemporary hotel is set in lovely rolling countryside overlooking the Solent. The idyllic location is matched by top facilities, including a heated indoor pool, comfortable coffee lounge and bar areas, live entertainment and a welcoming restaurant, The Four Tides (open to adults only).

Rawlings Hotel

Sun Hill, Cowes, P031 7HY

01983 297S07

www.rawlings-hotel-cowes.co.uk

In the heart of the old town close to Cowes High Street, the marina and the yacht clubs, Rawlings has hosted royal guests including Princes William and Harry. Relax in the garden,...

Rawlings Hotel

Sun Hill, Cowes, P031 7HY 01983 297S07 - www.rawlings-hotel-cowes.co.uk

In the heart of the old town close to Cowes High Street, the marina and the yacht clubs, Rawlings has hosted royal guests including Princes William and Harry. Relax in the garden, swim in the heated pool (April-October) and enjoy a barbecue while taking in the fresh sea air. In winter, read the paper in front of an open fire before tucking into Sunday lunch in the intimate restaurant. A function room is available for private parties, conferences and weddings.

The Royal Hotel

Belgrave Rd, Ventnor PO38 1JJ

01983 852186

royalhoteliow.co.uk

Set within sub-tropical gardens, the grandiose Victorian exterior of this four-star hotel is truly a sight to behold. With two AA Rosettes, Appuldurcombe Restaurant is a perfect...

The Royal Hotel

Belgrave Rd, Ventnor PO38 1JJ 01983 852186 - royalhoteliow.co.uk

Set within sub-tropical gardens, the grandiose Victorian exterior of this four-star hotel is truly a sight to behold. With two AA Rosettes, Appuldurcombe Restaurant is a perfect complement to the hotel, with an acclaimed gourmet menu of local seasonal fare.

The Lakeside Park

Woatton Bridge, Ryde, P033 4LJ

01983 882266

www.lakesideparkhotel.com

This hotel, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offers a daily specials menu in the stylish brasserie overlooking the lake. There are 44 contemporary bedrooms and suites,...

The Lakeside Park

Woatton Bridge, Ryde, P033 4LJ 01983 882266 - www.lakesideparkhotel.com

This hotel, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offers a daily specials menu in the stylish brasserie overlooking the lake. There are 44 contemporary bedrooms and suites, air conditioning and Wi-Fi. Accessible and ground-floor rooms available, as well as full conference facilities and a luxurious spa.

The Hambrough

Hambrough Road, Ventnor

01983 856333

www.thehambrough.com

Sitting high above the harbour of Ventnor, luxury boutique hotel The Hambrough is the perfect island escape, whether you're looking to chill by the beach or explore the...

The Hambrough

Hambrough Road, Ventnor 01983 856333 - www.thehambrough.com

Sitting high above the harbour of Ventnor, luxury boutique hotel The Hambrough is the perfect island escape, whether you're looking to chill by the beach or explore the beautiful Isle of Wight. The seven spacious bedrooms have comfortable beds, espresso machines and great bathrooms with Molton Brown toiletries, and all but one have magnificent views of the ocean. Known for its superb breakfasts.