The Isle of Wight is the perfect destination for a relaxing beach break with a choice of wonderful bays all around the island to choose from. Stay on the quieter western side of the island close to the beaches of Colwell Bay or Totland Bay which boast wonderful views over the Solent or head to Compton Bay which is a favourite for surfers. The ever-popular beaches at St Helens, Sandown and Shanklin can be found on the eastern side of the island or stay near Ventnor for great rock pools and crabbing beaches. We offer a choice of bed and breakfasts close to the beach in all these locations on the Isle of Wight, in particular family friendly properties with spacious rooms and dog friendly accommodation close to coastal walks.
A haven for walkers of all abilities, the Isle of Wight has over 500 miles of footpaths and 64 miles of coastal paths which can be explored during your stay. Make up your own route or take part in the Isle of Wight Walking Festival which takes place each Spring and Autumn. Other guided walks are available and services on the island can help transport your luggages along your route. Cycling is also a popular activity and bikes can be hired on the island which covers 147 square miles and 200 miles of cycle routes. Multi-day rides include the popular 'Round the Island' route which passes through Ventnor, Brighstone, Cowes and Bembridge or explore the Troll Trail which follows an old railway line between Merstone and Newport through the heart of the island.
Search our website for a great choice of B&Bs for your during your stay with bike storage, drying facilities, a delicious breakfast and optional packed lunches or evening meals.
The Isle of Wight is famous for its programme of sailing events and a quality bed and breakfast in Cowes in the ideal base for the Round the Island Race or if you are just watching the boats sail by at the annual Cowes Week. Other events include the Cowes Classic Powerboat Race in August and the Little Britain Championship which takes place in September. During your stay, you could also explore other famous coastal landmarks on the Isle of Wight including the Needles which can be found in the west of the island close to Freshwater.