Author Archives: Simon Clark

Newclose County Cricket Ground celebrates

This in from Hugh Griffiths, Newclose County Cricket Ground: Three important figures from Hampshire Cricket joined 40 people from the Island’s cricket and business communities recently to celebrate the fact that the Newclose County Cricket Ground would be hosting a Hampshire 1st XI County Championship fixture next season. From 20th to 23rd May Hampshire will take on Nottinghamshire in a

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Get Your Pet Portrait in time for Christmas!

There’s a unique Christmas gift opportunity available this weekend at the Visitor Information Centre at Newport’s Guildhall. Talented Island photographer Christian Beasley will be setting up shop for animal lovers to have their picture taken as a great way to personalise a gift for someone this Christmas. Christian will be offering pets and their owners the opportunity to pose and

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Isle of Wight’s top visitor website becomes even more accessible to all

The Island’s top visitor website has become even more accessible to all following a simple – but important – change. The way that words appear website will look different, as Visit Isle of Wight changes it’s font from ‘Bitter’ to the more well known Arial. The change may seem small and insignificant, but it’s implication is far reaching, particularly to

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Robin Hill scoops national award

Robin Hill’s electric woods event scoops regional and national awards The popular events, held at Robin Hill twice a year, have been awarded not one but two titles in the Day Out With The Kids (DOWTK) Family Favourites Awards 2018. Up against other attractions across the country, the Festival of Light, Inspired by Diwali and Spirit of the Orient events

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Early Bird Discount for Wight BID levy payers and Voluntary Contributors

Advertising Opportunities for 2019 – Early Bird Discount Available There are a variety of advertising options available on our visitisleofwight.co.uk website, consumer e-newsletter, social media channels and within our Visitor Information Centre. Website Options Enhance the information on your web page by purchasing bolt-ons such as displaying Social Media feeds, TripAdvisor reviews, additional images and availability. Also push your web

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“We’re Going On An Isle of Wight Bear Hunt’ characters find their forever homes.

‘We’re Going On An Isle of Wight Bear Hunt’ characters find their forever homes on the Isle of Wight They’ve delighted families visiting the Isle of Wight since Easter, but as winter draws closer, the characters from the ‘We’re Going On An Isle of Wight Bear Hunt’ promotion have found two ‘forever homes’ to spend the rest of their days.

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