The Folly

“Extensive menus and a large beer garden” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

WHIPPINGHAM, ISLE OF WIGHT

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Our View

The Folly stands beside the River Medina and you can travel here from Cowes on the pub’s own waterbus. In the bar are timbers from the hull of old barges. The menus offer a wide choice of lighter bites as well as classic pub grub.

The Folly
Folly Lane, WHIPPINGHAM, PO32 6NB
Phone : 01983 297171

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

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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