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5 Best farm shops on the Isle of Wight

Take a whistle stop tour of the island, popping into our favourite farm shops to give you the inside story of where to pick up the best island goods.

Liz Arnell

The Tap Room: a fascinating history

Here at Classic, we love delving into the story behind our fascinating properties. The Tap Room on Golden Hill Fort is one such property with an intriguing military history behind it…

Dominique Adams

A tail of two donkey sanctuaries

Both Flicka Donkey Sanctuary near Falmouth and the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary work tirelessly to help donkeys in need. Here Liz tells the story of these remarkable places and the work they do to rescue donkeys in need.

Liz Arnell

The best places to spot wildlife on the Isle of Wight

The island is the perfect place to discover an abundance of wildlife. Protected by the Solent from the mainland you can enjoy exploring vast swathes of ancient woodland and shoreline, just don’t forget your binoculars.

Liz Arnell

In Search of Secret Shanklin

Whether staying in Shanklin or further afield, if you’ve come for a visit be sure to pop into these secret Shanklin stop offs.

Anmarie Bowler
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