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Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Lazy Sunday Afternoon

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One of the nation’s most-loved dishes, the Sunday roast is synonymous with family – it’s a time for everyone to get together, share stories of the week gone by and look to the week ahead. From casual pubs to high-end restaurants, the roast dinner is one of the most important dishes on the menu…

Wonderful Wild Garlic

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If you feel like taking a break from shopping for your ingredients and fancy trying something a little different, we’re now in peak Wild Garlic season. This runs roughly from April to June. At the moment the island’s woodlands are covered in great swathes of this delicious native plant. It’s now in full flower and quite easy to identify. Whereas,…

Vegan Island

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It’s National Vegetarian Week starting today, and unless you have been living under a rock, you cannot have missed the rise of vegetarian, veganism and reductarianism (we think that’s how you spell it!) into the mainstream eating trends…. Gone are the days when veggie and vegan eating was restricted to in the ‘middle of a field at a slightly off…

Around the Island in drinks

Around the Island in drinks

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Ok, we are certainly not suggesting that you drink your way around the Island, but with a reliable bus service and a fair few places to try, you could give it a good go! Our trip takes you clockwise around the Island, looking at the various local producers who specialise in a great tipple or two…


Plastic Free

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A plastic bottle or coffee cup lid can last for 450 years in the marine environment, but there are some brilliant Island businesses doing their bit to tackle plastic pollution…

The Culver Haven Inn

Don’t Miss Out On…

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The Island is famed for an abundance of local produce, grown in our fertile soils, reared on our lush landscape or in our crystal waters. Here are our picks not to miss out on…

Take the whole tribe...

Take the whole tribe

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Taking the whole family out for lunch doesn’t have to be a minefield, with plenty of places gearing-up for small children, fussy eaters and frazzled parents. Take the stress out of dining with the whole tribe in tow thanks to our round-up of some of the best places for family-friendly dining…

Island Grown

Island Grown

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Matt Noyce, Head Gardener and Estate Manager at Quarr Abbey is back discussing the benefits of buying local on the Isle of Wight and where to enjoy seeing the Island’s produce being grown…

The Cover Scoop

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As always, we’ve had tremendous fun putting together the latest edition of Taste of the Wight ready for you guys to get your teeth into! It’s absolutely jam-packed with the latest on what our bountiful little Island has to offer in the way of food and drink. Here on the Isle of Wight the landscape is historically known as England’s…

Pooch Perfect

Pooch Perfect

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The Island is a paradise for dogs (and their owners) with plenty of beautiful walks, places to explore, designated dog-friendly beaches and a whole host of places to take pooch out for a slap-up meal…

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