This popular guide has been redesigned for 2009. It includes new mapping and the unique symbols to help parents choose child friendly activities. "The Isle of Wight" offers stunning scenery all year round and a wealth of attractions and activities. There are wonderful restaurants, delightful art galleries, fascinating historic houses and literally hundreds of miles of footpaths to be explored. For the more ambitious the wind and waves offer plenty of sporting opportunities. With this full-colour, itinerary based guide visitors will be able to prepare for their holiday with an extensive briefing on all aspects of the Isle of Wight, including: history, climate, culture, food and drink. Each area covered by this guide has maps and detailed background notes. The comprehensive FactFile includes information on how to get there, main attractions, local amentities and other essentials. Look out for the author's top tips and recommendations.