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The Isle of Wight Camping & Caravanning Guide is out Solent.co

The Isle of Wight Camping & Caravanning Guide is out

The Isle of Wight is widely considered to be the camping capital of the UK, largely thanks to our beautiful scenery, extra hours of sunshine and the fact that you can feel miles from home, when in fact it can be just a few hours door to door! And is what for these very reasons…

Time to Shine for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Solent.co

Time to Shine for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Today, we received delivery of our latest project that we have been working on. We had to keep it quiet until it arrived, but now we can tell you all about. We were so excited to be asked to produce the very first ‘Shine‘ Newspaper for the fabulous Ellen Macarthur Cancer Trust. The concept of the…

Winter Wightlife is here Solent.co

Winter Wightlife is here

Possibly the only thing you need when visiting the Isle of Wight this winter, we are pleased today to have our Winter Wightlife 2017 out and about. You will find it on board the ferries, in the terminals and also, many of the attractions, accommodations and tourist information points across the Island. The first winter…

Look who’s on the road… Solent.co

Look who’s on the road…

Having strolled in from a lovely two week holiday, our young Dillon announced that he had, this morning, passed his practical driving test! Now Dillon has been known to take his fair share of stick here at Solent (being our resident baby) but we are very pleased for him and we’re sure you will all…

All aboard for a fresh cup of coffee at IW Steam Railway Solent.co

All aboard for a fresh cup of coffee at IW Steam Railway

The latest restoration project completed by the Isle of Wight Steam Railway has given an entirely new lease of life to an old British Rail container that was originally built in 1957. The Coffee Container was officially opened today (23rd) as a barista-style coffee shop, serving coffee that is freshly roasted here on the Isle…

A Taste of the Wight for Zanna Van Djik & Healthy Chef Steph Solent.co

A Taste of the Wight for Zanna Van Djik & Healthy Chef Steph

This weekend (19th & 20th) well-known bloggers and Instagram stars Zanna Van Dijk and Healthy Chef Steph (Steph Elswood) visited the Island as ambassadors for Visit England to promote the idea of stay-cations in the UK. Known for their healthy lifestyles (think 6am outdoor HIIT sessions, protein shakes and stunning but healthy food) the girls…

Print reigns this week Solent.co

Print reigns this week

Here at Solent, we have been busy beavers over the past few weeks (so please forgive our radio silence!). In the last week, we have taken delivery of a lot of printed material for our clients including the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, V-Dub Island and Visit Isle of Wight. We had a great time getting stuck…

Ryde Slide best year ever! Solent.co

Ryde Slide best year ever!

If you didn’t know it was the Wightlink Ryde Slide last week, then we must assume that you have been living under a rock for the last month. You certainly couldn’t miss the 200 metre-long slide that snaked down Union Street and the hundreds of men, women and children all donning their swimsuits, grabbing a…

Summer Taste looks the best yet Solent.co

Summer Taste looks the best yet

The latest edition of Taste of the Wight is our best yet. It’s packed with inventive ideas for places to eat and drink around the Island, as well as news about our ever increasing number of fantastic local producers. Discover where’s yummy in Yarmouth, enjoy our guide to the best of the Isle of Wight’s…

Niton Primary Ofsted turnaround Solent.co

Niton Primary Ofsted turnaround

We do love a good news story here on the Isle of Wight, especially if we have helped to spread the joy. Niton Primary School received the excellent news that they were rated as ‘good’ at their recent Ofsted inspection, only 4 years since being placed into ‘special measures’ and rated ‘inadequate’. Duncan Mills, headteacher,…

Perk up with locally roasted coffee Solent.co

Perk up with locally roasted coffee

As big coffee fans (our design team practically run on it, if they are grumpy we just ply them with more) we were very happy to be asked to be involved in the latest project from The Island Tea & Coffee Co.  At the beginning of April 2017, the team at Island Tea & Coffee Co.…

O.R.P Blyskawica remembered Solent.co

O.R.P Blyskawica remembered

Here at Solent we are often so busy working on the next project that we forget to stop and really take in what we have achieved. So, we are trying to make time to look at the things we have been working on lately, one of them being commissioned to produce the recent O.R.P Blyskawica…

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