Wonderful West Wight

Somewhere you find... a secret you share. Here in our quiet corner of the Isle of Wight you’ll find every opportunity to rediscover the simple holiday pleasures… interesting places to go, spectacular drives and walks, and a wide selection of friendly hosts offering you somewhere comfortable to stay.
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under new management: Way Out West

This website is now the property of the West Wight Community Partnership (Way Out West), organisers of the Sunday at Three fundraising events for local charities and community groups. WAY OUT WEST The West Wight Community Partnership raising funds for local charities and community groups www.facebook.com/lovefreshwaterbay www.facebook.com/sundayatthree Our mission To support walking and cycling in […]

WEST WIGHT MOMENTS

wightpod

West Wight Moments . . . a selection of video clips from around our coastline Plus a few more short videos and a video postcard, too. West Wight Moments from Wightpod on Vimeo Music: Rayrama Editor’s Pick, Tripfilms “A high-quality travel video that is both informative and inspiring.” Video Britain: Video of the Day, Travel […]

ISLAND TREASURE

Isle of Wight

Join the big adventure right across the Isle of Wight… and worldwide on the internet. It’s free! Launch date 21 December 2013. Register before this date and receive a free entry in the first prize draw. Island businesses Be part of our worldwide treasure hunt. Host a clue on your website, advice@island-treasure.com, and get visitors searching your […]

TASTE OF THE WIGHT

Isle of Wight

Pick up your free copy of Taste of the Wight on board the ferry or at one of the selected outlets across the Island. Taste of the Wight is your guide to the very best Island produce, farm shops, markets, village stores and places to eat across the Isle of Wight. Ask your host about […]

SPECIAL EVENTS

Acoustic Isle logo

There are all sorts of special events taking place across the Island throughout the year. West Wight is a great place to stay and plan your days out.   Acoustic Isle is a NEW event for March. The Festival of the Sea in June includes the Round the Island Race. And also take a look […]

WEST WIGHT HISTORIC LANDSCAPE

Wight tourism

West Wight has many historic reminders of a turbulent past within its landscape. The threat of invasion from France led to the construction of a number of unique buildings that still stand today. There is much evidence of long-standing settled communities, some of it seen most strikingly from the air; but many sites and treasures are hidden […]

FISHING IN WEST WIGHT

Photo: Albany Associates

 Fishing in West Wight is every angler’s dream. Almost all of the types of fish found in UK waters live along the coast, in the estuaries or in the rivers of the Isle of Wight. In West Wight you can charter a boat for fishing trips in Yarmouth. For tide information visit www.tidetimes.org.uk/yarmouth-tide-times. Different types […]

BROOK VILLAGE HISTORY

Memorial unveiling 31 March 2012

A Village History: Brook, West Wight The website Brook Village History, www.brookvillagehistory.co.uk, offers an insight into the small but unique area on the south coast of West Wight. It includes memories and photographs that record the way people lived and worked in Brook, Mottistone, Hulverstone and Chessell from the mid-19th century to the 1970s. Charles […]

WIGHT SURF HISTORY

Isle of Wight, surfing, Wight, history

The Wight Surf History Project celebrating 50 years of surfing on the Isle of Wight. The Wight Surf History Project tells the story of how surfing arrived and evolved on the Isle of Wight, and the lively characters involved in Island surfing since the early 1960s. In those days surfing was something of an experiment […]

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Website design by Wight Pixels
Editorial: Albany Associates
Photography (Gallery and Slideshow): Jason Swain
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