The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.
One of the oldest pubs in England, you will find a warm welcome and traditional pub grub here. There's ample parking, it's child friendly and dogs are allowed. There is also a large beer garden,
Acess is a bit of a scramble but you are assured a nice quite spot here. The sand is red and white with large boulders and rocks. There are fabulous uninterrupted views over the Solent and the village of St Lawrence is close by.
Under two hours of discovering cold war bunkers and military secrets on a steep and difficult 2.6 mile challenge. The National Trust have put together a great free download to help.
Ventnor is the place to go if you enjoy a vibrant arts scene or botanical gardens. It seems a little warmer here all 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.
This pub is in a great location for walkers and cyclists on the southern most stretch of the island. With good food and a relaxed atmosphere be sure to pop in. There's a large outside seating area for warmer months. Dogs are welcome.
We ate several times at the 'mouse. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food is very good and the portions significant. A good food menu and selection of beers. Overall, excellent value for money and well staffed with good service even when busy.
Mrs S Gates
Very nice pub good food and décor, friendly had two good meals in the pub
Set in the heart of the countryside, this pub has masses of parking, a huge kids play area, childrens menu and dogs are welcome. Three roaring log fires will keep you toasty in winter.
Best pub/restuarant we visited durring our stay.
Excellent food, good selection of beers and the friendliest staff you could wish to have serving you.
They made our border collie Mollie really welcome.
A fascinating garden with its own micro climate due to the weather and location, subtropical plants which struggle to grow on the mainland thrive here along with trees and unique flowers. Open throughout the year, there's a cafe and visitor centre which are well worth a look and most areas have disabled access.
Come here for the quintessential cream tea holiday, with thatched rooftops and picnics on the village green. There are plenty of tearooms to sample homemade cakes or have a tipple in the tiny cider shop, before walking off the treats in this picturesque location.
mrs s. c. gates
Lovely place, good Old World tea rooms lovely waitress
Did seem very quiet
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