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Chin Chin for Mermaid Pink Gin!

Chin Chin for Mermaid Pink Gin! 1500 1000 The Editor

Distilled using strawberries from the micro-climate of the Island’s Arreton Valley – a rich and fertile valley that receives some of the best sunshine levels in the UK

Summer Solstice on the Island

Summer Solstice on the Island

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During the summer our fields, and therefore, crops are bathed in sunshine, giving them the energy to grow and be extra tasty! But can you believe 21st June will already be the longest day, meaning the days will be getting shorter… has summer even begun? Don’t feel too blue as we still have a few months of (hopefully) glorious sunshine. How will you be celebrating the summer solstice? Here are some delicious ideas to get you thinking…



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Who didn’t want to be friends with Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte? Sitting in a bar, at a street side café with your best girlfriends sipping on cosmos! Oh the life. However, here on the Island we can do this too. It may not be Manhattan but we’ve got our fair share of places serving up great cocktails and some have some pretty spectacular views too. New York… huh, the Isle of Wight is where it’s at!

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Can I go and play now?

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Deciding on which great place to go and eat on the Island is already a difficult enough task, but add in the kids on a nice day and the decision becomes even harder. Well, we’ve narrowed it down for you and have pulled together 5 top places to eat with outside play areas to keep the kids entertained, and possibly tire them out!

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