• Dark Wight Skies event 2015

    Dark Wight Skies Event Monday 16th February 2015 6pm – 10pm Isle of Wight Observatory, Newchurch Dark Skies are special areas where there are low levels of light pollution. When there is an absence of light pollution thousands of stars are revealed at night, this is beneficial to the wildlife and tranquillity of an area. We …

  • Report on wight AONB Annual Forum by the Isle of Wight Society

    David Burdett, Vice Chairman, Isle of Wight Society has kindly written a report about the Wight AONB Annual Forum, which we would like to share with you: Report to IoW Soc Exec on IoW AONB Partnership Annual Open Forum held at Jersey Camp, Porchfield, on 8th October 2014 By David Burdett, Vice Chairman, Isle of Wight Society The forum …

  • Compton Named as One of Britain’s Best Beaches

    Compton Bay on the Tennyson Heritage Coast has been named one of the best beaches in the UK according to the travel experts at Rough Guides. The leading publisher of travel guides and travel content, the Rough Guides editorial team have chosen Compton as the “much-loved haunt of the Isle of Wight’s surf (kite and board) …

  • Fort Victoria Foray – 21st August

    Fort Victoria Foray is a wonderful kids event it a beautiful setting. Wight AONB will be there making casts of shells and other found objects. See you there… View Larger Map