|AROUND THE ISLAND|
|Cowes is perfect for
relaxing and watching the boats sailing around the coast. visiting Osborne
house is a must, the old Victorian building set in 1000 acres of beautiful
land was first bought and rebuilt in the style of an Italian villa
by prince Albert in 1845.
Although the outside is very much Italian style the inside is typical of the Victorian times.
The house is a pleasure to walk around and the gardens are laden with beauty.
Spend the night in the luxurious Bentley inn hotel, join in with the entertainment which runs every night between 7pm till 2am, ranging from a lively cabaret in the main hall or maybe you prefer a peaceful drink with relaxing music in the background.
On day two
we travel up the coast toward our next stop, Freshwater. Freshwater is set
on the southern side of the island from freshwater bay you can see
Tennyson down, named after the famous poet Alfred lord Tennyson, who moved
to the island in 1853.
|alum bay which every
tourist's favourite attraction.
Also while here a trip around the famous needles by boat and a short tour of the batteries, an old Victorian costal defence building, sited 250 ft above sea level the cliffs were a great form of natural defence.
take your pick from the relaxing hotels set in the hills of freshwater bay.
Day three will find you further up the
coast in the small village of ventnor, built on an ancient landslide many
of the houses are built the steep slopes of the hilly town. view the
dramatic scenery, crossed with winding paths and victorian villas which
rise from the sea to the downloads above.