Memorable Isle of Wight holidays are very much possible if you plan it well. Accommodations are abundant here but the well appointed Isle of Wight holiday cottages are the best because they offer wonderful service and the best facilities to their guests. The luxurious Isle of Wight holiday cottages have contemporary furnishings that make your stay very convenient and comfortable. Amenities like Jacuzzi and pool are some of the interesting facilities of Isle of Wight holiday cottages. There are several sites to visit in the Isle of Wight and you can fill your itinerary with wonderful attractions and activities. Beaches with golden sand and clear waters are perfect for some family fun under the sun. The family can also visit the lush gardens and vast woodland where you can find beautiful plants, flowers, trees, and greeneries.
There are also wonderful theme parks and adventure sites that you can have fun in. Restaurants and cafes are everywhere so if you want to explore different cuisines, you can easily do so. Here are some places that you might want to visit while you are staying at the Isle of Wight holiday cottages.
Isle of Wight Museum
Located at Main Street in Smithfield, the Isle of Wight Museum is just a short drive from the Isle of Wight holiday cottages. The different displays and exhibits in the museum showcase the great history of the island. There are many prehistoric fossils, colonial artefacts, and other Native American items that are all carefully preserved in this museum by the people of the island.
One of the highlights in the museum is the oldest edible cured ham which is the oldest in the whole world. The ham was prepared using the patented Smithfield curing process that still remains to be a very fascinating process until now. Tour this museum and be awed by all the exhibits. Your family will also learn many wonderful things about the island so make sure to visit the museum while you are staying at the Isle of Wight holiday cottages. The Isle of Wight Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. all throughout the year.
Another interesting place to visit that has a historical significance is the Yarmouth Castle. The castle was built in the 16th century using the great design and architecture that was prevalent in the island during this era. There are several exhibits of remains and wrecks that were found in the sea surrounding the castle. This will be another fun learning experience for you and your children. You may want to spend some time here and even bring your lunch so you can really explore this vast place. A wonderful picnic in the castle grounds is a great idea so pack up a picnic basket at your self-catering Isle of Wight holiday cottages. Have your cameras always ready to capture precious moments and unique sceneries that can only be found in the castle. You will be truly grateful that you spent some time to visit the Yarmouth Castle during your holidays.