Godshill is the quintessential English Village, and boasts some of the oldest architecture on the Isle of Wight. With its delightful medieval church, charming thatched-roofed cottages and a winding main-street lined with traditional tearooms, Godshill is as picturesque as it is popular. It is also known for being the site of the first ever Isle of Wight Festival, which took place at Ford Farm in 1968.
Whatever your interests there are plenty of things to do in Godshill during a visit.
Along with its collection of traditional tearooms the village contains an interesting range of shops offering local crafts and produce, such as ciders, pickles, mustards and biscuits.
Godshill also has a very popular and highly detailed Model village to be found at Godshill Model Village
See if you can find the model of the model of the model within the Model Village !
The Medieval All Saints Church (which gave the village its name!) overlooks the village from the hill and is a short but steep climb up either the steps or Church Hollow road.
You are also spoilt for choice for places to eat in the village.
Along with the many tea rooms there are a variety of other establishments all within walking distance of the property
The Taverners - High St, Godshill, Ventnor PO38 3HZ, 01983
Woods Kitchen - High St, Godshill, Ventnor PO38 3HH, 01983
Griffin Family Inn - High St, Godshill, Ventnor PO38 3JD, 01983
Cook and Baker - High St, Godshill, Ventnor PO38 3HZ, 01983
If you Fancy Fish and Chips the Fish and Chip van can be found in the village every Thursday night.
There is also a Post Office on the High street that sells groceries.