Porchfield

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Porchfield
Porchfield, IW, UK.jpg
Porchfield, with the Sportsman's Rest pub
in the foreground
Porchfield is located in Isle of Wight
Porchfield
Porchfield
Porchfield shown within the Isle of Wight
OS grid reference SZ446912
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district PO30 4LP
Dialling code 01983 525739
Police Hampshire
Fire Isle of Wight
Ambulance Isle of Wight
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Isle of Wight
50°43′08″N 1°22′10″W / 50.71877°N 1.36946°W / 50.71877; -1.36946Coordinates: 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. It is in the town of Newport.

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. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  6. ^ "Traveline - Wightbus route 35". www.traveline.org.uk. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 

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