The Needles rocks and lighthouse isle of Wight

The famous Needles rocks and lighthouse

Isle of Wight

Whitwell is located in the southern part of the Isle of Wight, which is England’s largest island. You can travel from the mainland using a number of car and passenger ferry services, or perhaps the world’s only scheduled hovercraft service.  It has been enjoyed as a holiday and short break destination since the 18th Century and became one of Europe’s most fashionable resort areas after Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert chose the Isle of Wight as their family’s home in the 1800s.

England’s Garden Isle

The Isle of Wight is shaped like a diamond with 57 miles of coastline  available to explore so  you are never more than a few miles from the sea wherever you are on the Island. Each coast is very different in character and range from river estuaries to soaring cliffs, with secluded coves perfect for rock pooling and beautiful beaches for swimming and sunbathing in the summer months. Close to Whitwell you can explore the unique Undercliff area which famously has its own micro-climate as is home to the Ventnor Botanic Gardens. With its warm climate a fertile soil it is known as England’s Garden Isle.

Visit the Isle of Wight

There are many places to stay in and around Whitwell. here are a few options that you might like to try:

Ford Farm B&B

Whitwell Station

Nettlecombe Farm


For more information on the Isle of Wight.