The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.
Pretty thatched pub in the located in the old village area. Food is traditional with a selection of real ales and good wine choice. Orders are cooked from scratch but worth the wait.
A safe and sandy beach with lots of nearby parking. A real traditional bucket and spade destination with amusements, crazy golf and go-carting nearby. With a high sea wall and pavement promenade this is an ldea place for a stroll with views over the English Channel. Dogs are not allowed between May to the end of September. The beach has life guards during high season.
A scenic four and a half mile trek over undulating countryside with some lovely coastal views. Start from the car park and follow the details on the Isle of Wight website.
Ventnor is the place to go if you enjoy a vibrant arts scene or botanical gardens.It seems a little warmer here, year-round, hence the flora and plentiful fish make it a great spot for anglers. Most of the island crab comes from here.
A traditional country pub which uses local produce and even its own home grown herbs from a vegetable patch in the garden. There's a kids play area and a shop selling all sorts of local produce. Dogs are welcome.
A warm welcome
We booked for a meal at The Taverners after first visiting there for a drink earlier in the week. We received a warm friendly welcome and the food was excellent, plenty of choice with daily specials and a bit different to the norm. . The service was excellent and very prompt. Their local brew was also good. I would definitely recommend this establishment and would visit again when I am next on the Isle.
Traditional pub grub but with a difference. Locals are offered a bartering exchange system where they provide local produce in exchange for meals or drinks. Great idea and upholds their intent to use local products. A garden with views across the downs and a large terrace are available for summer dining. Child and dog friendly. You may wish to book; this is a very popular place.
This is a beautiful traditional pub that serves excellent food and has staff that will go the extra mile. I love that you can order some of the dishes from the menu as a smaller portion so there is no food waste. All food is locally sourced and they can even tell you the name of the person who grew it!
A traditional teashop with quaint interior and fairy garden outside. Choose from a variety of homemade cakes, cream teas and Victorian teas.
A thatched pub and winner of the CAMRA pub of the year 2015. The interior is cosy with a large garden and stream outside. Entertainment takes place during the summer months. Food is served here but not throughout the year so it's advisable to check before you go.
If your visiting the gardens at Rylstone don't forget to pop into the cafe. It's a lovely, tranquil spot and you can always indulge in crazy golf afterwards!
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