Places to visit near Roud - ISLE OF WIGHT



Roud is a hamlet in the south of the Isle of Wight that has a rich history dating back to the 11th century, when it was known as Rode. This gorgeous little settlement south west of Godshill is perfect if you wish to rent a self-catering holiday cottage on the island, as the surroundings are peaceful and you will get plenty of chances to rest and relax. Self-catering cottages on the Isle of Wight can come equipped with hot tubs, private gardens, fixed barbecues and four poster beds, making your stay all the more luxurious and enjoyable, and choosing Roud as your hamlet of choice will not be a decision you will regret. With its unspoilt surrounding countryside, the Eastern Yar River which trickles through the centre of the hamlet, and gorgeous willow trees brushing your shoulders as you stroll past, you will certainly not want to leave after a morning spent in Roud!

go pony trekking near Roud  in the Isle of WightLovers of the great outdoors will appreciate the beauty that Roud has to offer its visitors, and animal lovers will not be left out as horse riding and pony trekking can be done in the local area, where you can soak up the stunning landscapes while letting these magnificent creatures stretch their legs!

Foodies will be keen to know that there are lots of restaurants and pubs in close proximity to Roud, although not actually in it. A short stroll or car journey will take you to some of the best eateries on the island, where you can sample tasty seafood and salads, ice-cold beers and lovely wine.

Places to visit near Roud

Ventnor beach with beach huts and shopsOnly about five miles away lies the stunning seaside resort of Ventnor, which sees some of the highest temperatures on the Isle of Wight due to its southern location. A must-see in this area is the Ventnor Botanic Gardens which house an array of exotic and subtropical plants, brilliant for if you are interested in lush vegetation. There is also the Garden Café at the centre, so you can make a whole day trip out of a visit to the Botanic Gardens!

There is a pleasant esplanade and enough shops for interesting browsing in this Victorian seaside resort.

Roud is quiet and quaint but perfect for cottage holidays on the Isle of Wight, and lovely if you want to experience a lesser known part of the island.

Cottages to rent, Roud, Isle of Wight


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