Knitted decor in Seaview

Never one to miss an opportunity to photograph something unusual or quirky or indeed street art I give you Seaview’s knitted decorations currently posing on the sea wall railings. They tick the list for street art, unusual in as much as I haven’t seen anything like this anywhere (have you?) and definitely quirky! If you are […]

Pump Bar at Seaview Hotel

The Pump;  An olde worlde bar complete with Naval heritage decorating the walls. This bar is in the upscale  Seaview Hotel in the beautiful seaside village of the same name; The Pump is open to both residents and non residents. If doing the Isle of Wight coastal path it’s a convenient stop off. The bar has a traditional […]

The Isle of Wight Distillery

A rainy afternoon and  what could be better than stumbling over the Isle of Wight Distillery!….nothing in my view! Close to Seaview on the Isle of Wight the distillery is an ideal location whatever the weather to while away an afternoon tasting gin and learning a little about its manufacture. The tiny distillery can be […]

Seaview, Isle of Wight – photoblog

  I arrived in Seaview having walked the coastal path from Ryde. Seaview is characterised by Victorian villas, sand and shingle beaches and great views across the Solent to Portsmouth. It’s Ryde’s quieter more genteel sister where you can plant yourself in the outside area of the Boathouse or the Seaview Hotel and while away a half hour sampling […]

Ryde to Seagrove Bay walk -photoblog

Great coastal path walk from bustling Ryde to the more genteel neck of the woods which is Seaview and Seagrove Bay. Most of the time we were in sight of the Solent, the forts and Spinnaker Tower although the path takes you inland momentarily where the coast is unsafe to scramble along. Arriving on the […]