Isle of Wight Area Guide

Welcome to Isle of Wight Area Guide

What’s it like to live on the Isle of Wight? Read our Isle of Wight area guide to find out more.

The Isle of Wight is located off the southern English coast. Given it is a short ferry ride or even faster by hovercraft, it is an assessable holiday spot for many visitors from the UK and overseas. The Isle of Wight is around four miles out to sea from the mainland and historically has been a critical battleground in battles and invasions.

The Isle of Wight has had many visitors over the past hundred years who have come to enjoy its delights; in particular, it is an island paradise for yachtsmen, cyclists, walkers, and sun-seekers. Visitors attracted by the lack of crowds on the beaches and roads and gentle hills have found it a delight to visit.

For more information about the Isle of Wight contact our agent Mark Bruce or go to the ‘Visit Isle of Wight Area Guide’ tourism website here.


The Isle of Wight is an island off the south coast of England. It’s known for its beaches and seafront promenades, such as sandy Shanklin Beach and south-facing Ventnor Beach, dotted with vintage beach huts.

Things to do

There are some great things to do on the Isle of Wight, but the top attractions rated on TripAdvisor are to walk the famous coastal footpath, rock out at the Isle of Wight Festival or take the family for a day out at the highly rated Isle of Wight Zoo. Find out more here.

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