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Bembridge

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Bembridge is a village in the Isle of Wight.

Understand[edit]

Bembridge is a large village on the eastern end of the Isle of Wight. It has a vibrant local community, and a mix of tourism and other types of business. Unlike many other areas of the Island it has not got overrun with tourist facilities, though it is still a popular holiday area.

There is a large harbour, with pontoon berths for visiting boats, and a number of lovely beaches.

There are five pubs in the village, all serving food, a good Chinese restaurant / takeaway, and a number of cafes.

There are numerous B&Bs in the area, and hotel accommodation at Bembridge Coast Hotel, and The Windmill Inn. There are also campsites and caravan parks.

The village is home to the islands only remaining windmill, a National Trust property, open from April to October

Get in[edit]

Served by buses.

Has an airfield for those arriving by private aircraft.

Berths for boats in the harbour.

Get around[edit]

The village is small enough to walk around, but there are also local taxi firms.

See[edit]

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Local crab and lobster.

Eat[edit]

Any of the pubs - see below

  • Foxs restaurant, High St..
  • China China, Sherbourne Street. Good Chinese Restaurant

Drink[edit]

  • Pilot Boat Inn, Station Rd..
  • Village Inn, High St..
  • Crab & Lobster. Forelands Field Lane.
  • The Spinnaker Inn.

Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Bembridge Coast Hotel (Warner Leisure Hotels), Fishermans Walk, PO35 5TB, +44 1983 873931. 3-star beach-side hotel with restaurant, sea views, leisure facilities and plenty of activities. 2 night break from £122.
  • 2 The Spinnaker, 1 Steyne Road, PO35 5UH, +44 1983 873572, . Restored Edwardian hotel with 14 en-suite rooms with up-to-date furnishings and fittings, and restaurant serving locally-sourced food. £70 / night.

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