The Isle of Wight, a mere six miles off the southern coast of England, is a genuinely stunning and wonderful holiday destination with the added benefit of being so close to home for people in the United Kingdom. Travellers can both enjoy the Isle of Wight’s different atmosphere and the chance to escape for a few days without venturing too far from home. The Isle of Wight has a lot to offer travellers, with its astonishing scenery along the coast, its bustling resorts and its quaint villages. Staying on a resort is a pleasurable experience, but the Isle of Wight offers several sights to see, so taking excursions is recommended.
It is ideal to visit the Isle of Wight on an escorted holiday that ensures comfortable accommodation and transport as well as the services of a professional tour manager. The Isle of Wight can provide travellers with a lot to do and a lot to learn about life on the isle. Newmarket Holidays offers escorted holidays to the Isle of Wight that cover several of its top attractions and provide comfortable accommodation at good-quality hotels in resort towns on the isle. This is a great way to explore the Isle of Wight on a UK getaway.
The popularity of the Isle of Wight as a seaside resort goes back to Victorian times, when several of the isle’s towns and beaches were popular with Victorians for seaside holidays. The Isle of Wight has in more recent years become popular among a diverse crowd of English visitors looking for everything from traditional holidays to outdoor adventures. Only 15 miles from Southampton across the sea and 6 miles from Portsmouth, the Isle of Wight is nevertheless quite different from much of England. The Isle of Wight has its own unique scenery, way of life and culture that nevertheless is very much a part of the UK’s culture. The water quality on the isle is good and the beaches are famous for good reason.
Touring the island is a recommended activity for travellers, as the Isle of Wight offers much diversity in terms of landscapes and the overall feel of different areas. The coast road to Alum Bay is a must as it is particularly beautiful. Yarmouth is worth visiting as well, featuring a charming harbour, shopping and a castle. The unique Ventnor Botanical Gardens are also worth visiting.