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- Isle of Wight
It "is an English island and county in the English Channel three
miles from the south coast of Great Britain."
1 History 1.1 Early history 1.2 Middle ages 1.3 Civil war 1.4 Queen
Victoria 1.5 Modern history
2 Physical geography and wildlife 2.1 Climate
6 Main towns
7 Culture 7.1 Language and dialect 7.2 Sport 7.3 Music
8.1 Industry and agriculture 8.1.1 Breweries 8.2 Services
8.2.1 Tourism and heritage 8.2.2 Transport 8.2.3 Communications 184.108.40.206
11 Famous residents
12 Selected places of interest
13 Notable media references...
places of interest (Wikipedia)
Carisbrooke Castle, where King Charles I
Osborne House, where Queen Victoria
and her husband, Prince Albert had their
Yarmouth Castle, associated with King Henry
- Activity Island
Mainland Visits - Heritage Displays - Natural History - Boat trips -
Farm Visit - Art & Craft - Sport & Recreation - Nature Trails
of Wight Festival (Wikipedia)
It "is a music festival which takes place annually on the Isle
In 1970 over fifty performers came : "Bob Dylan, The Who, Jimi
Hendrix, Miles Davis, The Band, The Doors, Ten Years After, Emerson
Lake and Palmer, Joni Mitchell, The Moody Blues, Melanie, Donovan, Free,
Chicago, Richie Havens, John Sebastian, Leonard Cohen, Jethro Tull,
Taste and Tiny Tim."
OSBORNE HOUSE :
- Osborne House
It "is a former royal residence in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England."
1.1 The original Osborne House 1.2 The new Osborne House 1.3 Swiss
Cottage 1.4 Family Home 1.5 The death of Prince Albert 1.6 The death
of Queen Victoria
2 Convalescent Home
3 Naval College
4 World War Two
5 Osborne today
6 English Heritage...
Isle of Wight (Wikipedia)
= the county town of the Isle of Wight
1 History 2 Prisons 3 Amenities 4 Parliamentary representation 5
DINOSAUR ISLE :
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES :
and Wight for Visitors - 10 questions (funtrivia.com)
"Head south to discover the heart of ancient Wessex: Hampshire,
home to historic ports, protected countryside and the former capital
and the Isle of Wight, a mecca for holiday-makers since the Victorian
ACTIVITIES TO PRINT :
GAMES TO PRINT :
of Wight Postcards (YouTube)
"A slideshow of Isle of Wight postcards mostly between 1900
and 1930 set to the music of the 1920's."