A victorian seaside town with style and charm

A victorian seaside town with style and charm

With a stuuning stretch of sandy beach along the front lined with shops, bars and cafes it makes for a great day out come summer.

The town centre itself offers a wide range of “knick-knack” and speciality shops, which sell books, antiques and many other items of interest. There are also tearooms and pubs. From The High Street you can catch a bus to the majority of the Island's principal towns.

Ventnor is home of the botanic gardens a must visit when in the town.

There are plenty of exciting places to eat in the area with a selection of cafes & tearooms, restaurants and pubs perfect for every taste and budget. Locally caught seafood including Ventnor bay crab are a speciality of the area with fresh fish brought in daily from local fisherman. The Island is home to three brewery's and many of the beers can be tried in the local pubs, you will also find the Island smallest pub The Volunteer.

Head further south towards Niton and St. Catherine's, take the road through Undercliff.

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Places To Eat in Ventnor
Along Ventnor esplanade there are several pubs, cafes and restaurants offering a variety of food and refreshments, with a number of alternative places to eat further into town.
With the local fisheries there are some great fish and seafood options available at many of the eateries, and some of the local hotels are highly recommended for their fine dining experiences.


Things To Do in Ventnor
Ventnor has plenty of things to do both in the town and nearby.

Ventnor Beach is a great suntrap, and the sand and shingle beach is great for sunbathing and family swimming.

The beach huts that line the back of the beach are converted Victorian “bathing machines” and are available to hire, along with deckchairs.

Ventnor Harbour and the bandstand development are very prominent on the seafront and offer a great viewing platform to look out to sea, and the Ventnor Haven Fishery sells the best in local crab and lobster.
On the main promenade there is a traditional arcade with a range of amusements, then opposite the harbour the spectacular Cascade Gardens run down the side of the cliff where the main road zig-zags its way back up into the main town.

Further along there is a children’s paddling pool which features a giant map of the Isle of Wight,

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