Isle of Wight – Day 3

Last day and not quite as sunny. No way I could manage another of those enormous breakfasts, so I had a pair of kippers instead. First stop was at Brading Roman Villa Very extensive Roman ruins and a very interesting tour that lasted about 30 minutes – well worth the visit.

Isle of Wight – Day 2

Awoke to a greeted by clear sky and a hot sun. After tucking into the biggest breakfast I’ve ever seen, I headed out for the first of the day’s planned trips. I parked in the Needles Park at Alum Bay – a very tacky and tiny theme park – mostly closed as it was outContinue reading “Isle of Wight – Day 2”

Isle of Wight – Day 1

I finally got around to visiting the Isle of Wight. I had some preconceived ideas about what the island was like, but happily I was very wrong. I’d imagined an island full of mini-Blackpool type resorts, instead I found a very pleasant place. I set off from Portsmouth on a gloomy morning and arrived 45Continue reading “Isle of Wight – Day 1”