Gorgeous beaches, thatch-roofed cottages; it's England as it used to be! Only with great food! Read all about my top 10 things to do on the Isle of Wight: http://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2016/02/10-things-to-do-on-the-isle-of-wight/

Top 10 Things to do on the Isle of Wight

Gorgeous beaches, thatch-roofed cottages; it's England as it used to be! Only with great food! Read all about my top 10 things to do on the Isle of Wight: http://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2016/02/10-things-to-do-on-the-isle-of-wight/

Isle of Wight The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, on average about 2–5   miles off the south coast of the county of Hampshire, separated from the mainland by   a strait called the Solent.  Maybe can check this out before we go north to Scotland.

Isle of Wight The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, on average about 2–5 miles off the south coast of the county of Hampshire, separated from the mainland by a strait called the Solent. Maybe can check this out before we go north to Scotland.

https://flic.kr/p/iME6aJ | Winkle Street | This twee little scene at Winkle Street, on the Isle of Wight is proving to be very frustrating. I have now tried on numerous occasions, over a period of many years to get the perfect picture, but this has yet to be achieved. The usual thing to mess it up is parked cars, and if I recall correctly, a scabby BMW thwarted the plan on this day, so a partial scene was a compromise. 26th July 2009.

https://flic.kr/p/iME6aJ | Winkle Street | This twee little scene at Winkle Street, on the Isle of Wight is proving to be very frustrating. I have now tried on numerous occasions, over a period of many years to get the perfect picture, but this has yet to be achieved. The usual thing to mess it up is parked cars, and if I recall correctly, a scabby BMW thwarted the plan on this day, so a partial scene was a compromise. 26th July 2009.

Steephill Cove, Ventnor, Isle of Wight.  Went on honeymoon to IoW.  Beautiful place, must go back.

Steephill Cove, Ventnor, Isle of Wight. Went on honeymoon to IoW. Beautiful place, must go back.

Tennyson Down a unique view!  I have some great childhood memories of family walks up on Tennyson Down.

Tennyson Down a unique view! I have some great childhood memories of family walks up on Tennyson Down.

Pencil Cottage and The Old Thatch Tea Room, Shanklin, Isle of Wight by Christine Matthews, via Geograph

Pencil Cottage and The Old Thatch Tea Room, Shanklin, Isle of Wight by Christine Matthews, via Geograph

Thatched cottages on the Isle of Wight - like a storybook vision of English country life, except that it's real.

Thatched cottages on the Isle of Wight - like a storybook vision of English country life, except that it's real.

Festival goers watch the world cup football match between Croatia and Brazil at The Isle of Wight Festival

In pictures: Isle of Wight festival 2014

Festival goers watch the world cup football match between Croatia and Brazil at The Isle of Wight Festival

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