ventnor, bonchurch attractions
An excellent local pub and restaurant is five minutes walk away in Bonchurch. It is The Bonchurch Inn, visit their website:- http://www.bonchurch-inn.co.uk.  Also close by is a local convenience store.
bonchurch restaurants
Ventnor is full of good pubs and restaurants, along with Somerfield which will deliver your shopping to the house (details can be found in store), antique, bric-a-brac and junk shops. You can spend many hours rummaging!!!

The best bit about Ventnor is its micro climate and narrow streets. This has two advantages, very warm weather and no big coach parties!

The beaches and coastal paths of Ventnor are just a ten minute walk away and the resort of old Shanklin is 3 miles away.

* Excellent local pubs/restaurants
* Just 10 minutes from town
* 10 minutes walk from beach


* Owl and Falconry centre
* Sailing and watersports centre
* Top walking destination
* Extensive cycle tracks
* Isle of Wight jazz festival
Appuldercombe house
Appuldercombe House

One of the Islands top attractions is Appuldercombe house
http://www.appuldurcombe.co.uk situated on the south of the island 2 miles away. The gardens are designed by Capability Brown and together with the owl and falconry centre and well worth a visit.
Ventnor sea front
isle of wight walking, footpaths
Walking

With over 500 of miles of signposted footpaths and vast amounts of unrivalled natural beauty, it is no surprise that the Isle of Wight is a top UK walking destination. The astounding diversity in such a small relative area coupled with the mild climate makes the island a great year round walking spot.
Carmel is set on the Coastal footpath which circumnavigates the island. Check out
www.isleofwightwalkingfestival.co.uk.
isle of wight walking, footpaths
cycling on isle of wight
Cycling

Whether on or off road, the island is a great location for cyclists of all ages and abilities. The cycle track running from Sandown to Cowes has proved highly popular since its opening in 2004. There is also an extensive network of quiet lanes and way marked bridleways giving cyclists access to all 4 corners of the island. Check out
cyclewight.org.uk for suggested routes and upcoming events.
watersports isle of wight
Watersports

Miles of diverse coastline provides heaps of opportunity for a real mixed bag of watersports. WightWater is the island's top watersports centre. Offering a range of activities from surfing and bodyboarding to catamaran and dingy sailing to canoeing and windsurfing. Wightwater is on the beach at Lake and caters for all abilities from total beginner to advanced. For more details go to
www.wightwaters.com
sailing isle of wight
Sailing

Most people already associate the Isle of Wight with sailing. After crossing the Solent you will be left with no illusions regarding the significance of sailing to the Island and in particular the way of life on the Northern coastline. The Isle of Wight is indeed one of the best known sailing venues in the world, hosting various annual events including the Round the Island Yacht Race, Skandia Cowes Week and The Little Britain Challenge Cup.
Isle of Wight Jazz Festivals
Isle of Wight Jazz Festivals

Dates and information can be found on:
www.jazzdivas.freeuk.com
http://www.iowjazzfestival.co.uk/

6 Pier St
Ventnor, PO38 1ST
01983 856206