Carisbrooke is every inch a storybook castle with battlements to march across and a keep to climb. Famous as a prison to King Charles I not least the Donkeys in the Well House.
Racing crews will be decked out in the fashions of 1911 when they mark the Centenary of what has become the UK’s largest keelboat racing fleet, with a celebratory race at Lymington on Friday 3rd June.
Catherine Middleton carried on a Victorian tradition as a sprig of myrtle from Queen Victoria’s Osborne House on the Isle of Wight was included in her bouquet when she married Prince William today at Westminster Abbey.
Did you know? A new species of cat-like dinosaur, yet to be named, was discovered on the Isle of Wight in 1988 or Darwin began his world famous ‘On the Origin of the Species’ while staying at the Kings Head Hotel.
A fascinating insight into the historic war graves at Ryde Cemetery can be discovered at a large family event held at the cemetery this weekend.