Kenbury News

Car-free trip from London

It’s surprisingly easy to get to the Isle of Wight from London without a car, and you can buy a train ticket all the way from London Waterloo to Shanklin station, which includes travel on Wightlink’s FastCat. Take the train from Waterloo, then a short walk from the platform at Portsmouth Harbour down to the […]

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Escape to the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight really is the perfect escape from city life, as soon as you step on the ferry there’s a definite feeling that life is a bit more relaxed over here. Gorgeous beaches, fabulous walking and cycle trails, all things that help you get away from the usual routine, even if only for […]

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Why the Isle of Wight?

We first came to the Isle of Wight when we bought the Kenbury in 2006. We loved the fact that the sea is never far away, and the slightly old fashioned, slower pace of life on the Island. We didn’t realise quite how dependent on the ferries we would become, but for a summer holiday, […]

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Late season sun

The weekend is forecast to be nice and sunny, it’s not too late to grab a short break in Shanklin. We still have lots of availability for bed and breakfast at The Kenbury.

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