The Island's very first distillery is located just a few minutes drive, or 20-minute walk, from the hotel. The Isle of Wight Distillery makes the multi-award-winning Mermaid Gin distilled from ten botanicals including rock samphire foraged from the shore but there's more on offer at The Mermaid including naval strength rum, strawberry gin and rocksalt vodka. We would be happy to organise a tasting experience, please enquire upon booking.
Stand up paddleboarding is a great way to see the coast, exercise and feel at one with nature. Our friends at Tackt Isle Adventures a 5 minute drive from the hotel, run 2 hour SUP experiences with experienced staff on hand to help you develop your paddling technique and tell you some facts about the local area. They even have a Mega SUP suitable for 4-8 people making it an ideal family fun activity or memorable lark with friends. We would be happy to arrange your paddleboard experience, just enquire when booking.
Conveniently located in Nodes Point, a 5-minute drive from the hotel, Sally's Riding School offer beach rides subject to tide times. Riding along the coastline is sure to be a memorable experience. Professional riders are there to guide you, basic instructions are given to beginners and they supply hats and boots. If you fancy a beach trot please let us know when booking and we will be only to happy to make your booking.