South Western Railway is looking for new homes for its soon to be retired Island Line fleet. The five Class 483 trains, built in 1938 for the London Underground, have been serving the Isle of Wight since 1989.
Wightlink, a provider of cross-Solent travel, will begin transporting tourists to the Isle of Wight again on July 4th. The decision follows the green light from the UK government to restart much of the hospitality and tourism sector.
With as many as 100,000 holidaymakers gearing up to descend on the Isle of Wight for Cowes Week, Wightlink is preparing for a busy few days. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at this vital conduit between the British mainland and one of its most underrated tourism destinations
Visit Isle of Wight has launched a new Literary Heroes Trail to welcome visitors year-round to the popular Island destination.
Wightlink Ferries, a leading ferry company between the mainland and the Isle of Wight, is today launching its new infographic, showcasing a number of unusual facts about key festivals being hosted on the Island this summer. From the Garlic Festival to Bestival, Wightlink encourages visitors to find out more about the Island’s festivals and take part in its #WightLive campaign.
At the end of John Wyndham’s 1950s classic sci-fi novel The Day of the Triffids, shown on BBC TV over the New Year, the hero and heroine make their escape from the UK mainland and its man-eating plants to the safety of a new world colony on the Isle of Wight.