Isle of Wight(Thanks to Ainsley Bennett for the image of Bembridge & Wolverton Manor)
July - summer has arrived on the Isle of Wight
Hot, dry and sunny weather has dominated this month and has shown-off the Island to its very best. The fields are full of ripening wheat and corn crops turning the coutryside into shades of gold, whilst the beaches provide welcome sea breezes and unusually warm waters. Choose from award-winning Blue Flag beaches of Appley or Sandown to the more rugged beauty of Compton or Freshwater Bay. Use our Isle of Wight beach guide to help you choose.
Record UK sunshine
For anyone who loves a coastal escape or a countryside getaway, this is a fantastic time of the year to enjoy the Isle of Wight. Just before the main school holidays is a very good time to discover the Island's centuries of history and truly amazing landscapes, as well as our award winning beaches and sunshine records. Statistically speaking, there’s more chance of enjoying sunshine on the Isle of Wight than anywhere else in UK.
Latest Isle of Wight offers
If you need any further encouragement, then please check the latest Isle of Wight offers from our leading hotels and you are bound to find something to your liking.
There’s a fantastic choice of quality boutique, seaside and country hotels to choose from and countless country pubs to tuck yourself away in after a bracing walk. Make sure that you check the Isle of Wight Offers page regularly as you will find the latest deals on offer from the Island's top hotels. With an events calendar packed with world-class experiences - from Cowes Week to the Bestival - there’s always something new to enjoy on “the Island”. Why not visit sooner rather than later?
Just an hour from London
If you have never visited the Isle of Wight then hopefully 2014 will be the year that you discover England’s island destination. Just an hour’s drive from the M25 or a leisurely train ride and your short break has already begun, a short crossing of the Solent by ferry or hovercraft and you are already a world away. Check out our new travel guides that shows how easy it is to get to the Isle of Wight from London, Brighton, Guildford and Reading.