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Where to stay on the Isle of Wight?

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rainbowriver Tue 01-Jan-13 16:19:53

With two children age 6 and 10. Would love to be near the beach in nice accomodation but not too expensive!

Trying to talk DS into letting us have a holiday hmm

eatyourveg Thu 03-Jan-13 08:14:38

here reasonably priced, animals to feed, uncrowded beach just across the road and down the cliff path, beautiful footpath into the village - we had a family get together here last year - weather was wonderful. Everywhere on the island is within easy reach - the busses are great if you don't want to use the car - tons of stuff to do

rainbowriver Thu 03-Jan-13 15:28:05

Thanks it looks great, is it a nice beach?

StrawberriesTasteLikeLipsDo Thu 03-Jan-13 15:52:01

We stayed at the shanklin mount hotel, DS was not quite two when we stayed as part of a family stay so there were 12 of us total. Lovely hotel, had a pool and trampoline, train table for kids, very family friendly. We are looking to go back smile

eatyourveg Thu 03-Jan-13 20:00:11

yes the beach is sandy with pebbles - a long beach with tons of scope for walking. Found this on google images which gives you an idea and this too

OneSliceOfSwissCheese Thu 03-Jan-13 21:15:56

Ooh, I'll be watching this with interest as we're thinking of the Isle of Wight for this summer but don't know anything about it.

Annette1 Sat 12-Jan-13 21:10:54

So many great places to stay on the Isle of Wight - Park resorts at Nodes Point Bembridge and Thorness Bay nr Cowes are great with children - if you do go be sure to get an Isle of Wight Tourist Discount Card - you can save lots of money during your trip - we did last year - We are so looking forward to going back this year and hope the weather is a bit better this time!! smile

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