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Night plans in the island

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Night plans in the island

Hi, I'm in Southampton for work but will have my boyfriend visiting. Since I only have time after work on weekdays, I was thinking of going to Isle Of Wight as something special.

A few questions would be:

Would there be things to do at night?

Are there places we can drive around to?

Where would be a good place to eat?

Thanks for the help

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1. Re: Night plans in the island

I wouldn't bother with the Isle of Wight at night. Especially not between November and March where it will be dark by the time you finish work. A weekend day would be better.

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2. Re: Night plans in the island

Well, I guess it's feasable to nip over for an evening, from Southampton your quickest crossing will be on the Red Jet catamaran to West Cowes.

Taking a car over will be a lot slower and more expensive - not worth it for one night.

Nightlife doesn't go beyond a few pubs and restaurants in Cowes.


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4. Re: Night plans in the island

I sometimes go over to Cowes after work, have a meal out (usually at China China overlooking the harbour) and come home again. Taking the car for one night so NOT worth the expense! Off peak you will get reduced foot passenger tickets on Red jet, especially if travelling in a group of 2 or more (about £6.50 return, compared to about £18.50 return peak times in the summer). But in general, the Isle of Wight is never going to be Ibiza. Many attractions are now closed until Easter, and wouldn't be open evening anyway.

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