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#2 Yarmouth – VIP’s West Country

Easily accessible via the Wight link ferry (Book with VIP and get discounted rates http://www.wightlink.co.uk/) that goes from Lymington to Yarmouth. Yarmouth is one of the smallest towns in the UK and is located on the West of the island. The historic port town sits...

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VIP’s Top 10 Essential Things to do this July & August

Round the island race - Needles, St Catherine’s, Bembridge and back to the Solent – 1st July The Round the Island Race is sailing’s answer to the London Marathon as 1600 boats, crewed by some of the biggest names in sailing as well as keen amateur sailors, skim past...

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VIP Dolphins

WE HAVE DOLPHINS! We have seen dolphins twice in the space of two weeks now off the coast of the island. You don't want to miss out on the chance to see these gorgeous creatures in their natural habitat. Come and stay with VIP Cottages and our concierge service can...

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Monday Blues?

Monday giving you the blues? Take a look at some of our photos of a beautiful beach on the island. Can you tell where it was taken? Be sure to check out our VIP social media for regular updates on offers,...

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Classic Isle 2017

Classic Isle are back in 2017 with a new venue, a new format and renewed vigour for what promises to be a festival to remember. The date of the 2017 Classic Isle festival is the weekend of the 8th and 9th July, gates open at 3pm with performances starting at 4pm and...

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VIP treasure hunt

A fun list of activities to complete on a trip to the island. Let us know via our social media how many you manage to tick off! If you have any other activities that might be fun to add to our list please let us know. - Have an ice cream - See the Hovercrafts - Visit...

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Beautiful, Busy, Bustling Brading

Brading is a small historic rural town, steeped in history going back to the Stone Age. Back in the day, Brading was a seaport of some description and until the 16th century the port was active with ships alongside at the quay behind the Bugle Inn on the High Street....

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VIP Visits Gardens

The Isle of Wight is recognised for its beautiful countryside, rolling landscapes, white sandy beaches, and for the past century it has been lovingly named the ‘Garden Isle’. The warmer-than-average weather (We will be reaching highs of 23 degrees this weekend), makes...

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#1 Wonder of Wight – Cowes you cannot milk.

‘There is so much more to Cowes than Sailing’ (VisitIsleofWight.com). Remember when you book with VIP Cottages you get to take advantage of our concierge service and we help you create the perfect holiday by taking the stress out of your hands. At the bottom of the...

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VIP Cottages – Concierge service

What’s more exclusive than reservations in our Island’s top restaurants? VIP reservations. VIP Concierge offers a touch of class. A more sophisticated approach. There’s no pretentiousness about us, we’re a close-knit team who understand what makes a stay, an...

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The Penthouse – Rated 5* Gold by VisitEngland

This magnificent Penthouse Apartment in Cowes offers immaculately presented contemporary and stylish accommodation at the heart of the action. Boasting some of the best panoramic views of the whole Solent area, combining the thrill of boating with the sophistication...

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The Times – The Island of Wight aka. The Isle of Wight

The Times writer fell for our fabulous offshore haven. The Isle of Wight! A fabulous compact account, from Duncan Craig for The Times on what, where, and why on The Island of Wight as his four year old insisted on calling it. It makes for a great read, check it out...

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VIP Cottages does Isle of Wight festival.

VIP cottages had a great weekend with the world-famous Isle of Wight Festival in full swing. The Isle of Wight festival, known for being the first major festival of the UK summer calendar, the festival brought heritage and culture from the past 45 years to the island....

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Fabulous PR for the Isle of Wight

Fantastic article written by Sarah Marshall for The Independent and London Evening Standard featuring Bella Cottage (pictured below) Island food culture the Wight stuff Sarah Marshall hops across the Solent to see what put the Isle on the gastronomic map When Michelin...

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The Modern Family Holiday

Family time has become more valuable than ever, as time-starved parents increasingly look to travel as a way to stay connected. It’s making the family vacation a highly considered purchase and a significant investment of time and money that creates pressure to find...

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