Bayside Cottage - Colwell Bay
“Comfortable and elegant bungalow perfect for Isle of Wight holiday” - VisitEngland Assessor
Colwell Bay, Isle Of Wight
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Close to the beach and with excellent footpaths right from the doorstep, Bayside Cottage – Colwell Bay is a great base for exploring the Isle of Wight. Swimmers will love easy beach access and walkers be keen to try out coastal footpaths to the Needles and Tennyson Down. Large patio and summerhouse for winding down after your adventures.
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Discover Isle of Wight
There’s a timeless quality to the Isle of Wight. For many it embodies the spirit and atmosphere of English seaside holidays. Small and intimate – at just 23 miles by 13 miles – it’s a great place to get away from it all. And with its mild climate, long hours of sunshine and colourful architecture, it has something of a continental flavour.
Explore the island’s varied coastline at any time of the year using the well-established Coast Path. Even in the depths of winter, the weather conditions are often favourable for walking. The island has more than 500 miles of public rights of way in all. There are numerous other things to do too. You could plan a week’s itinerary and not set foot on the beach. The island’s history is fascinating and it was long considered as a convenient stepping stone for the French in their plan to invade the UK mainland. Various fortifications – including Fort Victoria, Carisbrooke Castle and Yarmouth Castle – reflect its key strategic role in the defence of our coastline.
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