: Bembridge or Sandown for small planes only
: Met bar
: Spyglass Inn
Car: not necessary
Ventnor: With its warm microclimate, Ventnor is one of Britains most famous Victorian seaside resorts. Its just been awarded the Blue Flag award for its beach, but as well as the beach, you can enjoy the botanical gardens, fantastic coastal and downland walks with hidden gems such as Steephill cove. You can try your hand at sea fishing, spend your 2ps in the amusements, or relax with a coffee whilst the children play in the famous 'island' paddling pool. There are lots are charming vintage shops and a great variety of cafes and restaurants including freshly caught take away fish and chips from the renowned Haven fishery.
See the loveVentnor website for a tour of our lovely town.
The Isle of Wight: From sandy beaches, stunning coastal path walks to bracing hills, the Isle of Wight landscape is very diverse, and since 1963, about half of the Isle of Wight has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With a climate similar to the Mediterranean and the highest number of sunshine hours anywhere in the country it makes for a great holiday destination.
Places to visit: There are attractions to suit all ages, budget and weather. The Isle of Wight tourist information lists everything from fun parks to animal sanctuaries, award winning beaches, dinosaur hunting to extreme sports and if you are looking for a relaxing break then you can enjoy a wide range of museums, galleries and arts & crafts across the island.
Beaches: There are lots of beautiful sandy beaches locally, and plenty of rockpools to play in, with many beaches winning the prestigious blue flag award.
Events: There are a large number of exciting events on the Isle of Wight. Here are a few key dates for your 2014 diary but for more details check the Tourist Information site.