Isle of Wight visitor statistics – impact on holiday letting

Isle of Wight holiday cottagesIsle of Wight visitors up 2% between 14 July & 31 August (574,000 people) & 2% increase over last 12 months (2.3 million visitors). 43% overnight visitors stayed 5 nights, 19% self-catering (inc holiday cottages) & 41% visited in party of 3 or more. The majority of Isle of Wight visitors are from Hampshire (30%) with 8% from London, 22% from elsewhere in South East, 34% from elsewhere in UK & 5% from overseas. 282,300 people visited Isle of Wight for first time [Source Visit Isle of Wight].