The Isle of Wight is located in the English Channel just a few miles from the south coast of Hampshire and with over 60 miles of scenery it is the perfect holiday destination. Getting to the Isle of Wight is easy with an abundance of ferry crossings running each day. Sailing is very popular and the Isle of Wight hosts the Round the Island Race, British Classic Yacht Club Regatta and the renowned Cowes Week. The island is also home to the famous Isle of Wight Festival. Places to stay on the Isle of Wight range from seaside houses to holiday cottages more inland which all have a touch of luxury and style.