Posts Tagged ‘west wight’

RABBIT’S BOTHIE

Rabbit’s Bothie is just three minutes’ walk from the photography museum at Dimbola; St Agnes church with its thatched roof; and Orchard’s, the village grocer. There is a selection of paths onto the National Trust’s Tennyson Down from Gate Lane, the road leading to the beach at Freshwater Bay and Afton Marsh. In the other direction, […]


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.   Round the Island Race, the Needles, 30 June 2012, from Wightpod on Vimeo West Wight Coast  from Wightpod on Vimeo Good Enough piano mix by George Ellinas Tennyson Monument […]


THE ISLE OF WIGHT AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY

Shorwell, Isle of Wight, West Wight

Two heritage coasts The Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) was designated in 1963.  Covering approximately 191 square kilometres, the AONB covers half the land area of the Island. In 1974 two heritage coasts were defined in West Wight, Tennyson in the south and Hamstead in the north.  Together these special areas […]


THE ROUGH AND THE SMOOTH

Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, Freshwater, West Wight

Sea kayaking, coasteering, stand-up paddle boarding, river canoeing, mountain biking, archery… if you want Isle of Wight adventure activities for the whole family, West Wight has it all. Freshwater Bay offers spectacular paddling with remote coves, caves, creeks, sheltered harbours, sea stacks and the Needles not far away. Sheltered and rough waters in exposed tidal […]


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. Self-catering Buying Island produce […]


WEST WIGHT: A SECRET TO SHARE

Isle of Wight

West Wight is the quiet side of the Island. The picturesque landscape of the West Wight is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). Much of it is protected by the National Trust. But you’ll have heard of our most famous natural landmarks the Needles rocks and the coloured sands of Alum Bay. As […]


THE WILD WEST OF WIGHT

butterfly, Compton Down, Isle of Wight, West Wight

Wherever you are in West Wight you’ll be close to areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONBs), sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs) and National Trust coastline. It’s easy to enjoy the simple pleasures of walking, cycling, watching birds and other wildlife, sketching and photography. Many village gardens are havens for wildlife with bird boxes, bug […]


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Editorial: Albany Associates
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