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Treat… or treat

Treat… or treat

Treat… or treat 2000 1333 The Editor

There are plenty of treats, as well as a few tricks, this Halloween, so we’ve taken the hard work out of finding five of the best sweet shops the Island has to offer…

Sweet Memories, Arreton Barns

Not only the home of some of the most handmade, sensational fudge on the Island, but also a treasure trove of lollipops, chocolates and perfect pocket money sweets.

Chocolate Island, Godshill

A chocolate paradise. Explore the shelves filled with bags of handcrafted chocolate. From hollow creatures to luxury filled boxes, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Got a few moments to spare? Pay a visit to the chocolate cafe… the tapas is a must!

The Rock Shop, Shanklin

No visit to the seaside is complete without a stick of rock, no matter the weather or time of year. A shop dedicated to this family favourite, there are hoards of varieties and flavours to choose from.

The Kandy Box, Ryde

With shelves are covered with jars, filled with traditional favourites such as rhubarb and custard, sherbert lemons, kola cubes. They even serve them up in old school paper bags! Try one of their shakes made from any of the sweets available in store.

Isle of Wight Sweet Manufactory, The Needles Landmark Attraction

Traditional, artisanal boiled sweets are the order of the day here. Watch the sweets being made and then take home some of the delights including famous Isle of Wight mints.

The Editor

Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its fifth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.

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