Get Away from Covid-19 to the Isle of Wight

Get Away from Covid-19 to the Isle of Wight

‘Let’s re-install 2020 – this version has a virus’ – is one of the many clever comments I’ve seen posted on various social media outlets.  It is certainly going to be a year that everybody will remember and, sadly, not for any good reasons. My sympathies go out to...
West Wight Alpacas

West Wight Alpacas

West Wight Alpacas is a fabulous tourist attraction in Wellow – a small village in the beautiful West Wight area of the Isle of Wight.  We, at Sentry Mead, are just a 15 minute drive from the farm which, in our opinion, is a must-see for any guests visiting the area....
Isle of Wight Zoo

Isle of Wight Zoo

The Isle of Wight Zoo recently invited me to a promotional day for hotel and guesthouse owners all over the Isle of Wight.  I’ve never been to the Zoo in the 12 years that I have lived on the Island and while it’s hard for me to get to visit any attraction, because...
Hotel to Bed and Breakfast

Hotel to Bed and Breakfast

Sentry Mead made the change from hotel to bed and breakfast in 2012.  We made the decision after a few years of watching our guests’ expectations and needs change as the state of the economy meant people got much savvier about what they wanted – and about what they...
Dark Skies Award for Isle of Wight B&B

Dark Skies Award for Isle of Wight B&B

Isle of Wight B&B, Sentry Mead, has won an award of appreciation from the British Astronomical Association’s Campaign for Dark Skies. The Sentry Mead was nominated by guest Peter Mugridge, who visited in August 2010 to take advantage of the West...