Pocket Rough Guide British Breaks Isle of Wight

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This expert-curated guide book to Isle of Wight shines a spotlight on a more unusual British break, with a wealth of practical information on what to see and do. Each area or neighbourhood featured in this Isle of Wight travel guide is explored in-depth with detailed coverage of the points of interest, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars on offer. Excursions to surrounding areas give plenty of options for those looking to enjoy a longer stay. This Isle of Wight guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19.

The Pocket Rough Guide to Isle of Wight covers: Cowes and around, Newport and around, Ryde and around, The east coast, The south coast, Ventnor to Blackgang, Brighstone to Alum Bay, Yarmouth and around.

Inside this travel guide to Isle of Wight you will find:


Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Isle of Wight, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Cowes to family activities in child-friendly places, like Ventnor or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Yarmouth.

Covering Ryde, Cowes, Shanklin, Yarmouth, Ventnor and more, the practical ‘Places’ section of this Isle of Wight travel guide provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop.

The routes suggested by Rough Guides’ expert writers cover top attractions like The Needles and Tennyson Down and hidden gems like Robin Hill Country Park and Brading Roman Villa.

Venture further afield to Freshwater Bay or Bonchurch. This travel guide to Isle of Wight tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive.

Written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to Isle of Wight.

Packed with pertinent practical information, this Isle of Wight guide book is a convenient companion when you’re out and about exploring Shanklin Old Village.

Fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout this Isle of Wight travel guide.

Includes invaluable background information on how to get to Isle of Wight, getting around, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A–Z directory.


Free eBook download with every purchase of this guide book to Isle of Wight to access all the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781839058608
Series: Pocket Rough Guides
Publication Date: 10/17/2023
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 100 x 191mm


This title is a part of Pocket Rough Guides

Pictorial, compact travel guides series to countries, cities and regions with a pull-out map and factual travel tips perfect for short trips and travellers seeking concise travel information and practical listings.

  • Concise practical travel information includes getting there, getting around, climate and safety tips, accommodation, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Things Not to Miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded places chapters with key coverage of places and sights in points-of-interest structure

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Pull-out detailed maps with marked-up key sights or listings

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide from May 2019

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £7.99-£8.99 | $12.99-$13.99

Extent: 128–208 pages


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4.6 out of 5, 23 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Great little book

Reviewed on March 11, 2023
Paperback | Verified

Perfect size and very informative. Used it a lot on our trip to the Island.

Amazon Customer

Very pleased with this product

Reviewed on January 17, 2023
Paperback | Verified

Very pleased with the product

Amazon Customer

Handy portable guide

Reviewed on December 01, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Bought it for a week in Isle of Wight. Easier to use than the internet and fits in a pocket nicely. Really quite handy and reliable.

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