Wightbay Blog

Wightlink – The gateway to Isle of Wight!

Visitors to the Island needn't worry about getting here - despite the lack of a fixed link to the mainland, the Isle of Wight has a frequent and reliable ferry service. Check out the different routes available and prices for Wightlink below...   Wightlink runs up...

Choose Your Festival Survival Kit!

Festival season is well and truly upon us and with Island-based biggies like Bestival and Jack up the 80’s still to come it’s an exciting time on the Isle of Wight. Whether you’re a seasoned festival-goer or first timer, it’s really important to have a list of the...

What’s On: The Chale Show

The 1st & 2nd of August  sees the return of the incredibly popular Chale Show, which usually attracts over 10,000 visitors and raises money for a variety of local charities. One of these is the Earl Mountbatten Hospice - an independent charity providing...

Make the most of Cowes Week 2015!

As the oldest and biggest annual sailing regatta in the world, Cowes Week provides a vibrant atmosphere with something for everyone to enjoy - and thousands of visitors are expected to embrace the festival atmosphere of the event this August.   An iconic part of...

What’s On: Isle of Wight Cycling Festival

The Isle of Wight Cycling Festival gives cyclists the opportunity to get off the beaten track and experience some of the Island’s most beautiful, unspoilt countryside.  The festival includes a host of fantastic rides with options for all levels – whether you are a...

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...