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Lisle Combe is a Bed and Breakfast with a difference. It is unique in that Lisle Combe was the home of the poet Alfred Noyes, who is still very much part of the family - in spirit. You step into the hallway and immediately step back in time to a slower, more artistic pace of life. Situated on the south coast of the Isle of Wight, it is a star lovers paradise, with beautiful views both day and night, and a retreat from 21st life. The garden meanders down to the rocky coastline for a walkers delight.
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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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