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Meet the Master Chocolatier - Abraham Seaforth From tree to bar – that is how Abraham makes his Seaforth Chocolate here on the Isle of Wight - and the sacks of cocoa beans are delivered by a beautiful old 32m Brigantine sailing vessel to the end... Read Story >
Introducing a whole Moo destination attraction - The Cow Co. Nestled in the picturesque rolling countryside in the heart of a 400-acre working dairy farm in West Wight, The Cow Co is the first major new destination attraction to hit the Isle of Wight for a deca... Read Story >
Take part in the National Trust’s nationwide Big Camp on July 19th...
The Great British Strawberry Fair One of the Isle of Wight’s favourite attractions and café, Chessell Pottery, is going all out to celebrate something so very quintessentially British – the summer strawberry harvest. Read Story >The Master Mariner Cowes - an Award Winners Haven
Owen Burson - the Original Action Man Adventure Activities IOW started off as a hobby for Owen Burson, a former geography teacher from rural South Wales. Read Story >
Traditional Summer Fun at the Shorwell Midsummer Fair Looking for a summer fair to while away a sunny day in the grounds of a historic and beautiful manor? Read Story >
JP Morgan Round the Island Race 2011 Time-lapse Our attempt to capture the 2011 Round the Island Race on the Isle of Wight. Read Story >
Top places to grab your Isle of Wight Festival essentials … With the big event fast approaching we figured prospective Isle of Wight Festival goers may need a little D&G on where to stock up on any forgotten festival essentials once they arrive here on ... Read Story >
Stealing Dylan from Woodstock The Isle of Wight festival is looming ever closer but have you ever wanted to know some of its history? Read Story >
myisleofwight Guide to Watching the Round the Island Race Checkout our guide to the best places to enjoy the spectacle on 27th June with the key viewing spots and some good places to grab some breakfast or lunch along the way. Read Story >
The Great British Strawberry Fair One of the Isle of Wight’s favourite attractions and café, Chessell Pottery, is going all out to celebrate something so very quintessentially British – the summer strawberry harvest. Read Story >
A myisleofwight 'Must Visit'...Ventnor Botanic Garden Ventnor Botanic Garden is a masterpiece amongst public gardens located towards the southernmost end of the Isle of Wight with its own micro-climate. Read Story >
Discover Osborne House Gardens No holiday to the Isle of Wight is complete without a visit to Osborne House - and exploring its gardens is an essential part of understanding how Queen Victoria and Prince Albert enjoyed life i... Read Story >Philip Bell Isle of Wight National Garden Scheme 2015
Mottistone Manor Gardens... Relish the Informality! Now is the time to see the spring flower display at Mottistone Manor Gardens, with daffodils, crocus, primroses and bluebells tumbling down the banks that border the valley behind this Elizabethan hou... Read Story >