A Setting to Delight in…

Secluded, private, and nestled in the former grounds of Queen Victoria’s favourite residence – Osborne House – this is the ultimate hideaway for that dream day. Set in two acres of gardens, the Grade II listed building is a charming 10-bedroom boutique hotel. Let our expert team and dedicated wedding planners help you create a bespoke day to remember.
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The Isle of Wight Radio Child of Wight Awards 2017

This month the Beacon dedicates its popular ‘Island Story’ feature to a very special group of people who live here. This is a story about bravery, courage, kindness and dedication – and it centres on some of the many young people on the Island who have faced adversity, and somehow managed to come through it with a smile on their faces.

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Old Gaffers Festival Back!

The Old Gaffers Festival makes a welcome return to the Isle of Wight entertainment calendar this year. After its absence in 2016 due to a lack of financial support, the Gaffers will take place in Yarmouth on June 2nd, 3rd and 4th, with organisers having worked overtime to make it bigger and better than ever.
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Dragons are coming to Island Harbour!

The Isle of Wight Festival is hosting the Dragon Boat Race on Thursday April 27th, in partnership with Stand Up To Cancer. This is the third time a race of this kind has taken place on the island, with national and local companies competing on the water in a series of races and enjoying a day of entertainment at Island Harbour.
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The Key To Saving Lives At Sea

Tucked away in a quiet corner of East Cowes, a dedicated team of 70 professionals work tirelessly to ensure that the waters, not just round the Island, but the whole of the United Kingdom and Ireland, are a safer place to be.

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