Beachside bungalow is situated at Salterns Village which is located on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Seaview on the Isle of Wight.
Seaview village offers a few local shops and cafes, including a pharmacy, as well as the Old Fort public house and Seaview Hotel and Restaurant that offers a range of food and drink options.
The village is well known for its annual sailing regatta held during August. The event concludes with a lovely firework display and has become a very popular local event.
The Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is situated approximately 3 miles off the southern coastline of England, opposite the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth. It is well known for its breathtaking scenery with much of the Island being designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Island has lovely coastlines, with a variety of sandy beaches and villages that have a good variety of pubs and restaurants.
The largest town, Newport, has a very good range of retail outlets. The Island offers over 500 miles of maintained footpaths which makes it ideal for walkers and cyclists alike, as well as a road network to easily reach all parts of the island.
The Isle of Wight website, www.visitisleofwight.co.uk, is an excellent starting point to source information on the wide range of things to do while you are on holiday.
Overall, the Island is a wonderful holiday destination, catering for all ages and with activities for all interests.
Getting to the Isle of Wight
There are six routes to the Isle of Wight, which are run by three different operators,
providing frequent crossings across the Solent.
Wightlink operate a car/passenger ferry service between Portsmouth and Fishbourne as well as a crossing between Lymington and Yarmouth. Wighlink also operate a passenger-only ferry service between Portsmouth and Ryde. (www.wightlink.co.uk).
Red Funnel operate a car/passenger ferry service between Southampton and East Cowes, and also operate a ‘High Speed’ passenger ferry service between Southampton and West Cowes (www.redfunnel.co.uk).
Hovertravel run high speed passenger hovercrafts between Southsea beach and Ryde (www.hovertravel.co.uk).