Round the Island Yacht Race 2015

Round The Island Race 2015. Sails on the horizon on Brook Beach What a beautiful day for it! Over 1500 yachts made their way round the Island on Saturday in glorious sunshine and good winds. Really great views, but not really captured on my iPhone! Lots of fab photos to be found on www.roundtheisland.org.uk and of course news and results! Congratulations to the crew of Whooper, the overall race winners who we bumped into in The Pier View on Saturday evening, well done guys, whoop! Continue reading →

Sunset at Gurnard beach, Isle of Wight

Beautiful end to a beautiful day watching the sunset at Gurnard beach, Isle Wight! If it’s been one of those gorgeous sunny days when you know the sky will be putting on an evening display, there is no better place on the Island than Gurnard to soak up those last few rays of sunshine. Take a picnic or a bottle of wine, wrap up warm and watch the sun go down on Gurnard beach, or grab a window seat at The Woodvale pub and relax. Continue reading →

Walk the Wight 2015

Why not come and take part in Walk the Wight this weekend in aid of The Earl Mountbatten Hospice and take in some of the amazing views the Isle of Wight has to offer. To register go to their website www.walkthewight.com. Walk the Wight are celebrating the walk’s 25th anniversary and it’s the largest European charity walk of its kind! Every year thousands of people walk to raise money for the Island’s only Hospice. The event has raised over £3 million pounds. It is also Continue reading →

Cycling the Isle of Wight: fine foods and easy rides

Cycling the Isle of Wight: fine foods and easy rides The Caledon is in The Guardian! Who’d have thought it?! We have a very small but oh so exciting mention in The Guardian! Never mind the fabulous article on cycling on the Isle of Wight, and all the great things it will do for tourism here on our sunny isle, just head straight to the bottom to find us! Just kidding….in all seriousness, this is something we are really excited about. Isle of Wight Tourism Continue reading →