Shopping local supports Island communities to grow

On the Isle of Wight, we like to promote shopping local to support our Island businesses, here's a few of our favourites.

Shopping on the Isle of Wight is second to none, whether you’re after a unique and stylish gift, or the freshest and most delicious locally produced food - Isle of Wight shops offer great variety and choice. For visitors to the Isle of Wight shopping makes a great all-weather activity.

The Little Isle of Wight Company

The Little Isle of Wight Company was set up in 2014 and are passionate about making/designing products that celebrate the quirkiness of our beautiful island.  It is a family run business based on the stunning Isle of Wight.

It’s a small local company who believe in doing all we can for great customer service.  At the end of the day, it’s all in the detail.

The LIOW Co is mainly online but has a few well-chosen retailers on the Isle of Wight so wherever you are they are easily accessible.

Find the Little Isle of Wight Company here.

Cowes Town Central Shopping Arcade

Cowes Town Central Shopping Arcade Is a unique shopping experience set in an 1800’s themed shopping street on the Isle of Wight.

Find over 5000 product and gift choices to surprise and delight. Visit, browse, take a break, and have a coffee, tea of gin & tonic, look for our lost husband’s corner park bench, risk the dark side with Darth Vader or the Dalek in store. We even have a Post Office if you wish to send friends a local postcard.

Our themed shopping experience is a great place for a wide variety of gifts, souvenirs and much, much more.

Brighstone Village Shop

The Local Isle of Wight family run convenience store that has been at the heart of Brighstone Community in the West Wight since 1976.

Visit the village shop for a variety of groceries including,

  • Groceries, Fruit and Vegetables
  • Freshly Baked Bread and Cakes
  • Local Produce including fresh Meat and Sausages
  • Cooked Meats and IOW Cheese
  • Holiday Home Arrival Hampers
  • Pies, Quiches and Sandwiches
  • Off Licence, Beers, Wines and Spirits
  • Briddlesford Milk and Eggs
  • Calbourne Mill Flour and Muesli
  • Post Office open during shop hours

Visit the team at Main Road, Brighstone, Isle of Wight. We are open 7 days a week

Island Originals

Island Originals, has been reinvented from an agricultural polytunnel. Inside, you’ll find an exciting range of local craftspeople, small gift shops and artisans.

A collection of island creatives all under one roof, producing unique & bespoke artwork, clothing and food. Various creatives also offer classes, workshops and demonstrations.

There are also painting classes, chocolate making classes/workshops, crochet lessons, teddy bear workshops, jewellery workshops and sewing classes on offer.

There is plenty of free parking onsite so why not take a visit to get crafting. Island Originals can be found in Holliers Park, Hale Common

There is a wide variety of small businesses on the Island, so whatever your fancy there will be something to suit. This is just a small selection mentioned, however you can find many more businesses online at Isle of Wight Rocks.

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