Useful links to other sites

Over the next six pages are listings of recommended sites in a few categories with a brief description.

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Accommodation/General:    Landguard Holiday Park is situated on the outskirts of Shanklin and was a family run expanding business and is now part of Park Resorts for 2008.  Many facilities and reasonable prices made this our choice for a few years over the larger more commercialised sites available on the Island.  Also adjacent and sharing its utilities is Landguard Camping Site. We have stayed here a few times prior to Park Resorts ownership.    This site has general information about the Island with some holiday accommodation information and an interesting Naturally Wight section.  Many links to other sites and places with local news.   St.Maur Hotel, Ventnor.  A small hotel with real character and good hospitality and good food thrown in as well.  Built in 1876 as a Victorian villa it has been run by the Groocock family since 1966 and more recently is popular with short break offers including car ferry transportation. We have stayed here a few times and had a great time. Bembridge Coast Hotel offers a breath of fresh sea air at one of the Isle of Wight’s premier hotels, with stunning sea views over the glistening Solent and set in 23 acres of grounds and gardens, including an award-winning walled garden. The Isle of Wight Guru, a website full of useful information and pictures to assist the visitor to The Island, compiled by someone who is very fond of The Island with an accasional twist of light hearted humour.  Self catering luxury holiday cottages and apartments tastefully situated in nearly 3 acres, with Shanklin Chine running alongside. Perfectly situated in Shanklin Old Village with an easy and pleasant walk to Rhylstone Gardens or Shanklin Beach. We have stayed here a few times. - These are adjacent to the accommodation and grounds of Chestnut Mews Holiday Cottages listed in links page 3.  self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Brighstone. Oliver's Travels are a provider of luxury self-catered cottages or holiday homes that can include a concierge service in the Isle of Wight. All cottages can hold large groups, perfect for families and friends. has lots of accommodation providers listed and advertised on its site together with holiday offers and information as well as attractions for the visitor.  The main towns/villages are also featured with pictures and a quick tour explaining their attributes.  Accommodation is searchable by type wanted, including camping and farm holidays. This site is rapidly growing in its size and features -  comes highly recommended.  Brambles Chine is a fully furnished self catering holiday bungalow near the sea at Colwell Bay near Freshwater. It can sleep up to 6 people, nearby there are towns and villages as well as Alum Bay and The Needles Lighthouse.    Home from Home Holidays on the Isle of Wight.  Self Catering accommodation available for your holiday from this independent holiday home letting agency.  This agency is highly recommended and we have used them several times for our holidays on the Island.  The site is excellent and so are the majority of the properties.  Simply select a location from the map and then browse {Ensure you use the exact url/address above, there are other companies that are called this throughout the U.K}.  Park Resorts, the UK's leading operator of medium-size Holiday Parks. With 35 great family Parks to choose from, you are sure to find one to suit you and there are three on The Island - Thorness Bay, Lower Hyde and Nodes Point.  The Royal Hotel has 55 bedrooms and is the only AA 4 Star Isle of Wight Hotel. It is set in the coastal town of Ventnor with outstanding views of the Isle of Wight’s breathtaking coastline. Over 20 campsites listed on The Island within this site. Holiday cottages and apartments on The Isle of Wight. Pitchup helps users not just to choose somewhere to stay, with over 80 filters from swimming pool to electric hook-up, but also find other useful information like local bike and walking routes, beaches and pubs. and apartments on The Isle of Wight. Lifestyle to The Max Isle of Wight guide amongst other advice and information.