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Niton Undercliff for cottage holidays

A cottage holiday in the tranquil countryside of the Isle Wight is highly recommended for anyone who would like to escape the hurly burly of everyday life and regain their inner calm. Stay in south west Wight near Reeth Bay and the small village of Niton.

St Catherine's lighthouseNiton Undercliff is the lower part of Niton Village, set below the nearby inner cliff land. It has an interesting history that dates back to when it was a little fishing hamlet in the 1800s which thrived during the Victorian era because of the proximity to the popular resort of Ventnor.

The scenery of this area is absolutely stunning with its coastal setting and lush undergrowth, and with warm weathers, the area has an incredible semi-tropical temperature making it an ideal place to rent a holiday cottage. Palms and sub-tropical shrubs create a reviera-like atmosphere.

If not staying in the Niton Undercliff, you can still visit on a lovely country walk as the area is part of the Isle of Wight Coastal Path. This is brilliant for those who are active and love to go on brisk or slow rambles. This area is also home to St. Catherine’s Lighthouse which has impressive views over the sea and can be visited with a guided tour. The history of the lighthouse is explained through tour guides, as it dates all the way back to 1323 and it makes an interesting trip for those interested in nautical history.

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Buddle |Inn St Catherine's Road NitonNiton Undercliff is only about ten minutes from the seaside resort and civil parish of Ventnor. This area also has amazing semi-tropical temperatures, making it a haven for those who like to stretch out on sandy beaches, topping up their tans! The sandy beaches at Ventnor are also close by to numerous antique boutiques, scrumptious cafes and elegant restaurants, and so a whole day out can easily be planned at this resort, if you are staying at the nearby Undercliff.

Ventnor is home to the Ventnor Botanic Gardens which houses plenty of exotic and subtropical plants, due to the perfect temperatures of this area. It makes a wonderful afternoon out for those who want to see something a little different, and there is also the Garden Café if you want a bit of a bite to eat before or afterwards.

Niton Undercliff is one of the most naturally stunning places to visit or stay in on the Isle of Wight. Renting a self-catering cottage here is a fabulous idea for those who want to spend some quality time with their loved ones, friends and family, and its coastal setting is both romantic and inspiring.

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The walk down to St Catherine's lighthouse is easy and a nice thing to do on a sunny day. The land belongs to the National Trust. Park along the end of St. Catherine's Rd. where there is space for a limited number of cars at the side of the road.

Buddle Inn is a 16th Century Inn that sits on St. Catherine's Road. It hosts various events. It has a beer garden in the summer and open log fires in the winter. Good food pub.

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