Places to visit near Hillway - ISLE OF WIGHT

Hillway

 

In the central eastern part of the Isle of Wight is the small community of Hillway, which is just a little inland from the coast. It is a very small settlement with not very many amenities but is home to an array of lovely country cottages and stunning scenery, perfect for if you want to visit the island to either paint, take photographs or just simply relax surrounded by stunning natural beauty.

Hillway is close by to the larger village of Bembridge which is on the very eastern point of the Isle of Wight, situated on the coast and close by to some lovely sandy beaches. For those looking for a really tranquil cottage holiday, staying in Hillway and then taking trips to Bembridge is a great idea, as you can get the chance to experience a busier atmosphere yet stay in a completely serene area. Bembridge is home to plenty of pubs, restaurants and independent shops which offer some great gift ideas, and also features the Bembridge Heritage Centre with exhibitions with artefacts, medals and maps as well as photographic displays. This is a great way to involve history into your Isle of Wight trip, and the museum provides lots of interesting and educational things to see.

Places to visit near Hillway

 

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Hillway is just a couple of miles from the sandy Whitecliff Bay. This popular beach features soft clays and sands and the area is also home to two cafes, for if you wish to purchase refreshments in between relaxing on the beach.

Less than a mile away from Hillway is the National Trust Site of the Bembridge Windmill, located in Bembridge. The only windmill on the island dates from 1700 and visitors are welcome to climb to the very top and learn about how the wooden equipment was used in the past. It makes a very enjoyable and informative afternoon out for all of the family and is perfect for those staying in a cottage in Hillway to visit, due to its close proximity to the site.

Hillway is quiet and quaint, but you are never too far from anything on the Isle of Wight, and if you are wishing to visit a smaller part of the island, perhaps for the tranquillity that comes with a small hamlet or maybe just to visit a different area, then Hillway is a great choice.

 

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