Isle of Wight located at strait of England or 3-5 miles off the south coast of Hampshire county. The island is one holiday destination since Victorian times. Isle of Wight is famous as the world's best tourist attractions for sailing and powerboat racing. The beach just won 13 awards, including three blue flag winners, where all the beaches are managed with high standards.
Here are the best tourist attractions in Isle of Wight that be reasons why tourists are often on vacation to this island:
1. Sailing at Cowes Harbour
Isle of Wight, there is the oldest regatta in the world and is held every August in the western port town of Cowes. The annual event that included thousands of sailors competed for eight days, is divided into 40 different classes. Activities can be carried on board is listening to music at an open bar and set off fireworks at sunset.
2. Visit Steephill Cove
This place is perfect for those who want to a culinary tour. Steephill Cove has many delicious seafood restaurants. Starting from the Boathouse Restaurant to Wheeler's Crab Shed cafe that serves lobster salad, crab pasties or the mackerel ciabatta. Steephill Cove can be accessed via a steep cliff cave trip, or about 1.5 km west of the town of Ventnor is located in the south of the island.
3. Osborne House
According to myth, Osborne House is a former kingdom in East Cowes. Osborne House occupies a land area of 138 hectares and has a royal room for children's gardens and parks are designed with the style of Italian Renaissance palazzo. In the area of this house there is also a luxury painting, sculpture and fountain that flows down to the restaurant patio area.
4. The Needles
From the height of the lighthouse and three rows of lime pinakel The Needles, you can see the Solent area are located on the western tip of the island and Alum Bay. This place is actually a secret site for rocket testing as well as places of defense against the threat of French invasion in 1955 until 1971. The Needles is home to many activities that are very comfortable. Here you can charter a yacht or playing at the Needles Park carousel.
5. Tennyson Trail adventure style
This area is synonymous with adventure areas such as forest, downland, ancient burial sites and steep cliffs. The best trip in the UK this will usually stop at the end point at Alum Bay. Besides the charm of a beautiful beach, Isle of Wight also has the area hiking trails, historic homes and interesting festival scene.