This summer on the Isle of Wight, we have 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ events happening every week of the holidays at Newtown National Nature Reserve, Mottistone Gardens, Bembridge Windmill and the Needles Battery. Add to that two sandcastle competitions, our Night Life evening and all the other places you can go to tick off your challenges, and you’ll soon have filled your scrapbook with stickers.
With brightly coloured borders and beautifully scented flowers, the warm, sheltered gardens at Mottistone provide the perfect location to discover a variety of plants this summer. Find out about some of the highlights you can see on a visit to the gardens in the coming months.
What could be better than eating outdoors with great views all around? On the Isle of Wight, we have perfect spots to do just that. So, pack a hamper full of tasty treats and plenty of ginger beer, and head to one of our places this summer for a picnic.
The warmer weather of summer provides the perfect reason to get outdoors and take a walk. With acres of sweeping downland and dappled woods to wander through, we’ve plenty of places to explore. With so much to choose from, we’ve put together a few ideas to get you started.
Watch boats sail past from your bed, explore meadows and woodlands on your doorstep, or relax with a with a good read. Book a holiday in one of our Isle of Wight cottages and find somewhere new to explore.