West Wight

The West Wight is dominated by its landscape. Freshwater has a speculator beach, with its famous white cliffs either side of it. If you are brave enough you can walk up Tennyson Down, one of the highest points on the island, you will find the Tennyson Monument, The famous writer used to live in Freshwater at Farringdon House and used to take daily walks up the down.

These area is dominated by the Needles Rocks and coloured sands of Alum Bay.

Colwell Bay is home to an amazing beach and a wide choice of restaurants and cafes.

Yarmouth may be dominated by the Wightlink ferry terminal, but the area is home to a wide range of walks. You can walk to Freshwater from Yarmouth, following the route of the former railway line.

The town has an amazing choice of gift shops and restaurants. The pier is famous for the wooden boards being sponsored with the names on the boards.


Dimbola Lodge, Needles Landmark Attraction, Needles Old Battery, Fort Victoria, Yarmouth Castle, Calbourne Watermill, IOW Pearl, Tapnell Farm


The area has several bus routes with the rest of the island. These are: 7, 12, Needles Breezer and Island Coaster