Press Coverage

National and International Press Coverage for the Isle of Wight

Visit Isle of Wight is responsible for generating millions of pounds of advertising for the Island. Below you can find many examples of that press – funded in part by the Wight BID levy.


Find below the most recent press for the Isle of Wight as a tourist destination.

Visit Isle of Wight has increased the value of of national and international press coverage by 3 million pounds in 2018, bringing it to a total of 5 million pounds.

If you would like to host a press trip, please get in touch with Visit Isle of Wight on 01983 521555


Daily Star 05/10/19
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The Times 05/10/19

People’s Friend added Robin Hill’s Festival of Light to their top things to do in October

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The Daily Telegraph included Robin Hill as part of their Diwali ‘hot list’

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Known as the ‘backpacking Bridget Jones’ Not Wed or Dead has grown with it’s author – take a look at what they have to say about the Isle of Wight following their recent trip with Visit Isle of Wight http://www.notwedordead.com/isle-of-wight-mums-on-tour/http://www.notwedordead.com/mums-on-tour-2/


Blog page LA Girl came to the UK in May – no surprise that 5 out of her top ten favourite things about Great Britain were on the Isle of Wight… https://www.thelagirl.com/visit-britain/ + https://www.instagram.com/p/Bi0iESrFMcL/?taken-by=thelagirl + https://www.instagram.com/p/Bi17MPlFHY8/?taken-by=thelagirlhttps://www.instagram.com/p/Bi3G_YOlb7L/?taken-by=thelagirl + https://www.instagram.com/p/Bi4juCjF_Mj/?taken-by=thelagirl + https://www.instagram.com/p/Bi8ROYvFwyc/?taken-by=thelagirl


Sue organised a trip for Western US trade publication Travel Age West in May – here’s what they thought… https://www.travelagewest.com/Travel/Europe/A-Travel-Guide-to-the-Isle-of-Wight-England


Do you feature on pages 42-45 of Coach Tours UK magazine? http://www.coachtoursuk.com/virtual-magazine/november-2018/


The most recent press release regarding Christmas on the Isle of Wight has been sent to the national travel media. Take a look at it here – is your business on it?


The Independent – BoRo Beach Bike as part of a wider feature on the August Bank Holiday.

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/uk/august-bank-holiday-weekend-things-to-do-uk-festival-run-events-a8505071.html

Travel blogger Erica Vonderwall http://www.imbeingerica.com and travel/food blogger Jasmin Booth of  https://jasmincharlotte.com/ on 1-2 September:

http://www.imbeingerica.com/2018/09/five-reasons-to-take-road-trip-across.html

Following a request from The Handbook.com (website with 89,000 subscribers), this was arranged:

https://www.thehandbook.com/london-guidebook/cowes-week-music-festivals-and-8-other-reasons-to-visit-the-isle-of-wight/

Sophie’s Suitcase (blog with nearly 18,000 subscribers)

https://sophiessuitcase.com/2018/06/29/kayaking-in-the-isle-of-wight/

The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2018/may/12/tiny-house-stay-cottage-isle-of-wight-glamping

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Travel Begins At 40 – 04/18

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Travel Begins At 40 – 03/18

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The Mother Hood – 26/03/18

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Love Exploring – 13/03/18

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Visit Britain website – 08/02/18

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Travel Weekly – 02/18

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Daily Star – 10/02/18

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iNews – 23/01/18

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The Times

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The Sun (December 2017)

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Radio Times (November 2017)

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The Guardian (November 2017)

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Seven West Travel Club and West Australian (November 2017)

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Travel Trade Gazette

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Coast Magazine

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Jyllands-Posten (the second largest daily paper in Denmark)

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Belfast Sunday Life

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The Scottish Sun on Sunday

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