4 things to do on the Isle of Wight this Christmas

Guest blog by Isle of Wight Guru On a chilly day earlier this year we headed over for a stroll along Sandown beach. As I recall, I was wearing the kind of outfit you might go skiing in, whilst my daughter had so many layers on she was almost spherical. We gawped in...

Is a Quickie Wedding right for you?

In these straitened times we’re all looking for a bargain. Which is why, if you’re planning on getting married you should do it now.   I mean right now, don’t hang around! A quickie wedding is the perfect way to get married without all the hassle and expense of a...

4 days out with toddlers in the depths of winter

Guest blog by Isle of Wight Guru If you stand on the high point of St Boniface Down in early November you can just about hear the collective sigh of relief as the majority of the Island’s tourism attractions close for the winter. Ice cream sellers pack up their...

Fun fitness at The Fitness Factory in Newport!

The Fitness Factory, which opened in 1984, is located in Newport, Isle of Wight.  It has a dance studio for classes and three gym areas with traditional equipment and a definite retro feel – no flashing lights or computer/TV screens! The first gym is a fitness area...

Wightbay’s Ultimate Guide to the Isle of Wight

  Treasured for its breath-taking scenery, old-world charm and mild climate, the Isle of Wight has long been a hot-spot for family holidays and romantic weekend getaways. Full of surprises, this compact British county can offer visitors so much – from the...