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Interesting quirky shops and glass blowing

We like visiting Arreton Bsrns when on IOW. A collection of interesting shops and things to do. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Forcandles
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Ravenstone, United Kingdom
via mobile
Variety of craft shops.

If you're looking for somewhere to visit and browse for a couple of hours with somewhere to have a... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
fork_handles
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit but do not plan to stay long. Some crafts are overpriced but nice to watch the glas making and pottery.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank terryjacklin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We like visiting Arreton Bsrns when on IOW. A collection of interesting shops and things to do. We particularly enjoy the glass blowing - you can see it being done and purchase some beautiful pieces. There are a few unusual gift shops and a great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Forcandles
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

A day of craft for Beth and I on the Isle today. Craft Island IOW gave us a space to relax and create in. There were lots of projects to choose from and ready made crafts to be personalized. A lovely three hours we spent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Samarajaynemartin
Reviewed 22 November 2018

What a great place. We found a fabulous shop that actually makes belts etc. for you while you wait. They are made to fit you by the craftsman and are superb....and at a very reasonable price. The sweetie shop there was a joy for me.....not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank micheleiow
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for somewhere to visit and browse for a couple of hours with somewhere to have a meal then this is an ideal place. It's a bit of a mix of places, a delicatessant, sweet shop, crafty places, a museum, some ducks, some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fork_handles
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Although we principally came for lunch we took the time to have a brief look around. Good farm shop, interesting glass factory, sweetie shop and loved the old type slot machines. Did not get to see everything this time but will be back to visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank beilby259
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Stumbled upon this place after visiting nearby Robin Hill Park . A brilliant little place with craft shops , a nice looking pub ( which i didn't visit ) & a retro slot machine arcade amongst other things. The retro arcade where the majority of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank darrentravel
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We came across Arreton Barns whilst exploring the island and I am so glad we stopped and looked round. This is a place to visit if you enjoy purchasing homemade arts and crafts. There is something for everyone and you are bound to find something...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wanderer23832635269
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Nice to have somewhere that has smaller craft shops a pub where you can have just a coffee or something to eat plus there are a couple of large attractions there: The Ship Wreck Centre and the 'Glass Factory. Lovely deli type Farmers shop with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great site that's well worth stopping off at rather than being a 'day out type of place. This is our second visit (don't visit the island very often) and were pleased to see thst all of the little craft shops were still...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TraceTravels
19 October 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
The car park is not the problem, but one or two of the shops / exhibits might be a little hard to enter. Not so much that it is not worth going, just a thought to bear in mind.
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Sorry, can't help I'm afraid!
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