Jubilee cupcakes made by the kiddies. If you’re staying at The Caledon please help yourself! Hope everyone is having a great weekend. Sunny blue skies on the Isle of Wight, what was all the fuss about??! We’re off to Appley Park to join in the celebrations 🙂

Congratulations to Mark, Rob and Joe on cycling 100km round the Island yesterday! The Isle of Wight Randonnee had record numbers of cyclists this year, over 2500 taking part. It was pretty cold and windy but the boys did us proud! If you think you might fancy having a go, the British Heart Foundation are hosting the next event on Saturday September 29th. Register now and book your room with us. We’ll be sure to look after you and your weary bones after your ride :o) Continue reading →

We are loving our original Chris Gillies painting of Cowes seafront, beautiful colours and quite an apt skyline for the week of wind and rain that we’ve just had! Chris is an uber talented Cowes based artist whose work just gets better and better. Check out his work on www.chris-gillies.com.

A big thank you to Gordon from The Wight Wood Company www.wightwood.co.uk for our lovely hand made shelves to house our jams. Beautifully made from reclaimed timber from a coastguards cottage on Ryde seafront! Love the history 🙂 We are also looking after a few satisfyingly chunky limited edition doorstops made from reclaimed Ryde Pier timber, yours to take home for £20.

Mountain boarding with Isle of Wight Adventure Activities in Freshwater last Friday was fab! It was a gorgeous sunny morning looking over the bay and such fun, we would definitely recommend having a go with friends. A delicious pub lunch at The Red Lion in Freshwater afterwards was well deserved too – lots of tumbles and walking back up the hill was hungry work! Note – we all had very sore muscles the next day! Isle of Wight Adventure Activities have a great range of Continue reading →

Happy Easter everyone 🙂 One of these beautiful Easter cupcakes from Abigail’s Kitchen, Newport could be yours if you’re lucky enough to be staying at The Caledon this weekend! We hope you enjoy lovely people xx

The Caledon is fully booked for Cowes Week 2012! And we are delighted to have the crew of Powerplay staying here, overall winners of the International Rolex Regatta this year, and what a beautiful boat! We will be cheering you on in August, see you then :o) 

We have just taken delivery of our first box of Isle Of Wight tomatoes, fresh from greenhouses at The Tomato Stall, Arreton Valley. How gorgeous do they look?? Can’t wait to try them out in the morning with some local poached eggs, yum! Check out www.thetomatostall.co.uk

Yummy cupcakes delivered to your room What could be better than arriving at The Caledon to a selection of scrumptious cupcakes, handmade for you personally on the Isle of Wight? Not a lot methinks! For as little as £9 the lovely people at Abigail’s Kitchen, Watchbell Lane, Newport www.abigailskitchen.co.uk will deliver your favourite flavour cupcakes to your room. And what a choice – here are a few of my favourites: lemon & white chocolate, strawberry cheesecake or sticky toffee – cupcake heaven! And they look Continue reading →