Isle of Wight

Mentioned as far back as Ptolemy, Isle of Wight is a popular destination for its natural beauty, castles, and spirited atmosphere.

The Isle of Wight, is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, separated from mainland United Kingdom by a strait called the Solent. The island has several resorts which have been holiday destinations since Victorian times. Home to the poets Swinburne and Tennyson and to Queen Victoria, who built her much-loved summer residence and final home Osborne House at East Cowes, the island has a maritime and industrial tradition including boat building, sail making, the manufacture of flying boats, the world's first hovercraft, and the testing and development of Britain's space rockets.
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  • COWES SEAFRONT. ISLE OF WIGHT. UK. 2
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