The Isle of Wight, UK

The Isle of Wight is a small island off the south east coast of England and has been a home of the romantic poets including Alfred Lord Tennyson and Swinburne as well as the much-loved Queen Victoria.

The island hosts an annual international jazz music festival and a rock festival known as the Isle of Wight Festival. The island has some of the best conserved wildlife and fossils in the United Kingdom.

Some places of interest on the Isle of Wight include Newport which boasts the main shopping district, Ryde, which also hosts the Ryde Carnival each year, and Sandown which is a popular seaside report.

Some other places to see include the Classic Boat Museum, Blackgang Chine, and the Isle of Wight Bus Museum.

Among the things to do in the Isle of Wight include cycling for which the island is very popular, rowing, sailing, trampolining, yachting, and marathon.

The island boasts a number of interesting restaurants including the Shoreside Inn, Fisherman’s Cottage, Folly Inn, and the Courtyard which serves Isle of Wight teas.


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