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Harrison Bristow has had yet another fabulous summer. From fun filled family days out at attractions such as Robin Hill and Carisbrooke Castle to the warm romantic summer evenings in some of the fantastic restaurants the Island has to offer. We really love the Isle of Wight and hope you will come and visit us soon. We are now taking bookings for next year, or if you would like a lovely wintery break, we have lots of houses available during this period too. Please do get in touch and we will try to find you the perfect break.



Recommended Activities


Isle of Wight Garlic Festival 19th-20th August 2017 - Sandown

Set against a beautiful backdrop of rolling green hills and farmland, the Garlic Festival is located just outside of Newchurch at the heart of the stunning Isle of Wight. Our show is food and entertainment at its very best. A vast array of eats, sights and sounds to suit all tastes and ages.

The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival is the islands biggest summer show and simply the best day out for all the family. Entertainment includes:

Huge garlic marquees featuring cookery demos all day long.
100’s of arts and craft stalls, businesses and mouth watering food.
Local produce to tempt your taste buds.
Talented animals and arena entertainment.
Live music.
Children’s entertainers, archery and giant fun fair.

Garlic Festival 2017



Afternoon Tea - With or without Champagne - Bembridge Coast Hotel

0330 100 9774

Afternoon Tea


Spirit of The Orient - Electric Woods - Robin Hill 

27th - 29th January,  3rd-5th, 10th - 12th, 17th - 26th February 2017

 Evenings only from  6pm - 10pm


Spirit of the Orient


Victorian Fun and Games - Osborne House, East Cowes

20th - 24th February 2017



Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Bemrbidge Windmill

14th - 17th April 2017



 Real Ale Festival - Isle of Wight Steam Railway

29th, 30th April and 1st May


Real Ale


Walk the Wight 

14th May 2017


Walk The Wight


Rod Stewart Headlining at The Isle Of Wight Festival - Seaclose Park, Newport

10th June 2017




The Royal Isle of Wight County Show - County Showground, Northwood

25th June 2017



Isle of Wight Literary Festival in memory of our friend Serena Courage

12 - 15th October 2017