With the Isle of Wight being lucky enough to be in tier one and winter well and truly here, what’s better than hunkering down in a cosy pub with preferably a roaring fire and a great selection of food and drink to while away a couple of hours.
The Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton
A traditional pub at the heart of Arreton Barns. Wander around the onsite artisan shops before popping into the Dairyman’s for quality ales, fine wines and decent pub grub. Steeped in traditional country pub decor, you’ll find a whole host of treasures on the walls.
The White Horse, Whitwell
What is thought to be one of the oldest in England, not just the Isle of Wight, The White Horse was first recorded as a public house in 1454. A friendly village pub where dogs are most certainly welcome enjoy a pint of real in the cosy main bar. The sizable Sunday roasts are a must!
The Taverners, Godshill
Set in the chocolate box village of Godshill, The Taverners is recently under new management. You can wander around the villages independent shops before stopping off and trying something from the updated menu. Grab a table near the bar to soak up the warmth of the fire.
Famously known as the smuggler’s pub on the Island and set near Niton’s undercliff and St Catherine’s lighthouse The Buddle has a rich history. It’s the perfect stop off for when you’re on those long coastal walks and in need of much needed sustenance and warmth. Grab a pint of local ale and rest those weary feet in comfort.
Horse & Groom, Ningwood
The perfect stop off on your way to catch the ferry. The Horse and Groom is perfect for families. With varied menus for children and adults alike, there are also claw machines where children can win a small prize. Fill bellies and quench your thirst before your onward journey.