Staying at the Haven Hall Boutique Hotel in Shanklin

Perhaps my most favourite thing about Haven Hall Boutique Hotel was the window seat where I could see the English Channel and Sandown and Lake twinkling in the distance, a window seat dressed with many luxurious cushions and heavenly to sit on. Yes Haven Hall Boutique Hotel a little piece of heaven on England’s Isle of […]

Shanklin Old Village – a photoblog

It’s that time of the year again when the lovely Isle of Wight calls us over for a coastal walk, this time we are staying at the exceptional Haven Hall Hotel in Shanklin and before checking in we enjoyed lunch at Vernon Cottage. We had time to explore and photograph this quaint tourist spot. If the cars were […]

Osborne House:Isle of Wight in the winter

I like to visit the Isle of Wight all year round so the colder months of winter do not put me off making the journey ‘abroad’ with Wightlink ferries. One of the attractions which I recently visited was Osborne House. At the time I visited the upstairs was closed to the public as was the Swiss Cottage but it still meant […]

Wightlife Magazine by Wightlink

If you are travelling over to the Isle of Wight pick  up Wightlink’s complimentary magazine Wightlife. You can find them on the ferries  or at the terminals. I’ve had lots of ideas of things to do and places to stay from this mag when visiting or planning a visit to the island. Here are some of my favourite […]

Godshill, Isle of Wight photoblog.

All Saints Church looks down on its parish; perched on a hill edged with neatly clipped thatched cottages it is a perfect viewing point to see the colours changing in autumn. The village is somewhat quieter in the later months of the year making it just perfect for Grey Traveller exploration. Parking at The Old Smithy I was able […]