The Isle of Wight is an island and a county, located 5–8 km from the south coast of the mainland of the UK in the English Channel. It is separated from mainland Britain by a body of water named the Solent and is situated south of the county of Hampshire. The island's towns and beaches have been popular since Victorian times as a holiday resort. The island is known for its outstanding natural beauty and for its world-famous sailing based at Cowes.
Being one of the most Southern parts of the UK it also the most favourable weather-wise making it an ideal holiday summer spot for the tourists. It is easily accessible via ferry from different area's of the UK including Southampton and Portsmouth.
It is a relatively small island being only 23 miles across at the widest point with a variety of things to see and do in the many towns and resorts yet with also miles of unspoilt countryside and unspoilt, sandy white beaches.
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