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Rain didn’t dampen the spirit with the penultimate Summer Firework Finale at Blackgang Chine 2048 1365 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Rain didn’t dampen the spirit with the penultimate Summer Firework Finale at Blackgang Chine

Blackgang Chine’s Summer Firework Finale went up in a bang for the second week running.  Next week (Wednesday 26th Aug) will be the last of their Summer Firework Finale here on the Isle of Wight. This week’s display was by far the best one yet – despite the drizzle and on and off rain showers…

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Hovertravel’s Lorry Middleton crowned Tourism Superstar 2020 2048 1152 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Hovertravel’s Lorry Middleton crowned Tourism Superstar 2020

Hovertravel’s Lorry Middleton was officially crowned the Visit England/Mirror Travel Tourism Superstar 2020 on Monday evening (17th August 2020)! Hovertravel is the fasted way to get from the mainland (Southsea) to the Isle of Wight (Ryde) by crossing the Solent in just 10 minutes. You can see Lorry Middleton’s acceptance speech at the Visit England…

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20% off Red Funnel ferries for those attending Robin Hill’s Sky High event 2048 1367 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

20% off Red Funnel ferries for those attending Robin Hill’s Sky High event

Red Funnel ferries are offing 20% off ferry travel when crossing to the Isle of Wight when attending Robin Hill’s Sky High event later this week! The 3-night extravaganza comes to Robin Hill on 20th, 21st and 22nd August – each evening from 17:00 until 22:00. The parks Lower Valley will be full of spectacular…

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Both Robin Hill & Blackgang Chine parks to remain open until 6th September 2048 1362 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Both Robin Hill & Blackgang Chine parks to remain open until 6th September

Robin Hill and Blackgang Chine have announced that both parks will remain open daily until the first week of September 2020.  A spokesperson for Vectis Ventures has said: “We’ve had such a wonderful time with you all over the past few weeks that we don’t want it to end! “So, we’re extending the summer and…

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Festival of Transport comes to Isle of Wight Steam Railway 1920 1280 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Festival of Transport comes to Isle of Wight Steam Railway

It’s good news if you have a passion for car, lorries, trucks, bikes or any type of vehicle for that matter… then the Isle of Wight Railway’s Festival of Transport is for you.  6 September 2020 | Free entry to event* A wide range of vehicles which are all privately owned and part of someones…

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Things to do on rainy days on the Isle of Wight 2048 1135 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Things to do on rainy days on the Isle of Wight

Whenever you visit any destination in the UK there is always that risk of rain, the Isle of Wight is no exception. But don’t fear though, isleofwight.com has produced a list of activities and attractions to visit during those misserable days.  You always keep your fingers crossed for nice weather when you go on holiday,…

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First Blackgang Chine Summer Firework Finale goes off with a bang! 2048 1365 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

First Blackgang Chine Summer Firework Finale goes off with a bang!

The first Blackgang Chine Summer Firework Finale went off with a bang on Wednesday 12th August 2020 with many flocking to the south of the Isle of Wight to watch the display.  Islanders and visitors attended the UK’s oldest amusement park (having opened in the 1840s) to watch colour fill the skies. There are two…

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Isle of Wight to trial new & improved coronavirus app 1920 1280 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Isle of Wight to trial new & improved coronavirus app

The Isle of Wight is once again being asked to trial the NHS’ coronavirus test and trace app, which is said to now be ‘new and improved’. Over the coming days, starting from tomorrow (Friday), Islanders will receive a unique code through the post which will enable them to download the app, preventing people from…

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Round the Island yacht race cancelled for 2020 – 2021 date announced 1160 550 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Round the Island yacht race cancelled for 2020 – 2021 date announced

The Island Sailing Club has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Round the Island Race.  Since first announcing the postponement of the 2020 event from May to September, the club has been exploring every avenue with all relevant authorities to keep the 2020 race alive.  However, running the race to guarantee COVID-19 compliance to protect…

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Isle of Wight List of Eat Out to Help Out near Ford Farm House 2000 1325 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Isle of Wight List of Eat Out to Help Out near Ford Farm House

We have compiled a list of venues that are taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme by the Government. **Correct at time of publishing** From 3 to 31 August, get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants that are registered with the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Use the…

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