Newport high street fundraise for new defibrillator

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Story & photos originally published over at Island Echo Colleagues at Specsavers in Newport hosted an epic 12-hour CPR challenge on 21st November to raise the necessary funds for a…

Isle of Wight Festival 2020 Line-Up Announcement

Isle of Wight Festival 2020 Line-Up Announcement 820 459 admin

The UK’s oldest festival – first held in 1968 – celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic 1970 festival next year, which secured its place in pop culture history thanks…

Free entry to Museum of Island History

Free entry to Museum of Island History 750 430 admin

With Newport Visitor Information Centre moving to new premises at Newport Bus Station, the Isle of Wight Council’s Museum of Island History in the town’s Guildhall is still open for…

Free Parking in Newport this Christmas

Free Parking in Newport this Christmas 640 455 admin

Shaping Newport is offering a range of dates for free parking in short-stay car parks. Details within Christmas shoppers can enjoy ‘free from three’ parking in Newport on selected Thursdays in…

Newport is the Isle of Wight’s county town, situated at the heart of the Island and built around the River Medina.

The bustling market town of Newport is the proud home to the largest array of independent shops and chain stores, pubs and cafés, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and attractions on the Isle of Wight. Being centrally located, Newport makes the perfect base for exploring the rest of the Island and has the best and most regular transport links.

Located at the head of the River Medina, and just a short walk from the town centre, Newport Harbour is a journey back in time, with a pretty quayside to enjoy. Seaclose Park in Newport, located on the east bank of the River Medina, is home to the world famous Isle of Wight Festival, which is held annually in June.

Find shops, restaurants, cafes, places to stay and things to do in Newport

Popular places in Newport

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    Newport Ale House

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    Bargeman’s Rest

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    The Waverley

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    The Medina Railway Tavern

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