Westgate Cottage – Self Catering holiday cottage, Isle of Wight

Set in St Lawrence, a recognised area of outstanding natural beauty near the south point of the Isle of Wight

Accommodation during the Isle of Wight festival June 2013

This year’s Isle of Wight festival is looking like it’ll be one of the best ever with headline acts such as the Stone Roses, the Killers, Ellie Goulding, Blondie and Bon Jovi. If you’re planning on going and haven’t sorted out your accommodation yet, why not give us a call? The week Saturday 8th June […]

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Amazing feedback from our Quality in Tourism assessment

We’ve just completed our annual Quality in Tourism award and continue to receive the four star rating along with some amazing feedback! We’ve worked hard over the past couple of years and invested a lot of money in improving the holiday cottage, including, new carpets throughout; a super-king-size bed in the main bedroom; satellite TVs and […]

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How do you get to the Isle of Wight?

A lot of people who have never visited the Isle of Wight wonder ‘How do I get to the Isle of Wight?’ or even ‘where is the Isle of Wight?’ so this post will quickly describe where the Isle of Wight is and how to get there. The Isle of Wight is an island of […]

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Ventnor Theatre Group presents Anything Goes – 7th February

ALL ABOARD for Ventnor Theatre Group’s saucy and splendid production of COLE PORTER’s classic Broadway musical ‘ANYTHING GOES’! If your on the Isle of wight on the 7th February 2013, why not get your ticket to see Anything Goes performed by the Ventnor Theatre Group at Shanklin Theatre? As the S.S. American heads out to […]

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Gallery 2012

Getting to Westgate Cottage by public transport

You’ll find a very good bus network on the Isle of Wight for anyone who is considering travelling to Westgate Cottage on public transport There are busses from the three ferry ports to Newport and then it’s a case of taking the number 6 bus that stops outside Westgate Cottage on Undercliffe Drive Getting to […]

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Why our recent visit was even better than normal

There are countless reasons why we love staying in the Isle of Wight so much but on our most recent stay, there was an even better reason! March / April 2012 While most of the rest of the UK was under several inches of snow: This is what we were doing: So, our friends were […]

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The White Mouse, Chale, Isle of Wight

We’ll be visiting the Isle of Wight again soon and one of the things I’m most looking forward to is visiting the White Mouse Inn and restaurant at Chale This pub and restaurant is only a 10 minute drive from Westgate Cottage in St Lawrence (the other side of Niton) and provides everything you need […]

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Pond Cafe, Bonchurch – dress code

We’ve been to the Pond Cafe in Bonchurch (Isle of Wight) plenty of times over recent years and it’s one of my favourite place to go for a meal when we want to treat ourselves It’s also a favourite of our guests at our self-catering holiday cottage just the other side of Ventnor It’s an […]

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