Things to see and do - Isle of Wight
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Isle of Wight :
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Isle of Wight Travel guide
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Covering 380km², the Isle of Wight has been a holiday destination since Queen Victoria made Osborne her country retreat. Visitors continue to flock here, attracted by the mild climate, varied scenery and fine castles such as Carisbrooke and that of Henry VIII at Yarmouth. To the west, the landscape is hilly, while its eastern shores boast lovely beaches including Sandown and Shanklin. To the north is Cowes, Britain’s premier yachting town which hosts major regattas.
Tourist attractions Isle of Wight : Things to see and do
The most sumptuous Roman Villa ever uncovered in England, built in around 75 AD and supposedly the residence of Cogidubnus. Mosaic pavements were superimposed as designs were modified with the changing Roman fashions, until 3 AD when the palace was d..