Porchfield

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Porchfield
Porchfield is located in Isle of Wight
Porchfield
Porchfield
 Porchfield shown within the Isle of Wight
OS grid reference SZ446912
Unitary authority Isle of Wight
Ceremonial county Isle of Wight
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district PO30
Dialling code 01983
Police Hampshire
Fire Isle of Wight
Ambulance Isle of Wight
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Isle of Wight
List of places
UK
England
Isle of Wight

Coordinates: 50°43′08″N 1°22′10″W / 50.71877°N 1.36946°W / 50.71877; -1.36946

Porchfield is a village on the Isle of Wight between Cowes and Yarmouth.[1] It is located seven kilometres southwest of Cowes in the northwest of the island.

Porchfield has a village hall - see external link below - and the nearest church is the Church of the Holy Spirit, in Newtown.[2] There are two bed and breakfasts in Porchfield, "Youngwoods Farm" and "The Ridings".[3] Colemans Animal Farm in Porchfield was a dairy farm from 1558 until the 1990s, when it was transformed into a family attraction.[4] There is a pub called "The Sportsman's Rest".[5] Wightbus bus route 35 serves the village on its way between Newport and Newtown.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wightstay - Netguide to Porchfield on the Isle of Wight". www.wightstay.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  2. ^ "Porchfield information". www.porchfield.free-online.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  3. ^ "Porchfield information - stay". www.porchfield.free-online.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  4. ^ "Porchfield information business". www.porchfield.free-online.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  5. ^ "Porchfield index". www.porchfield.free-online.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  6. ^ "Traveline - Wightbus route 35". www.traveline.org.uk. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 

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