Northwood Cemetery flying the Green Flag in recognition of volunteers and staff

Northwood Cemetery

The Green Flag Award is testament to the hard work and passion from the small Friends group and volunteers, with support from Isle of Wight Council’s public spaces team.

Monday, 23rd July, 2018 7:38am

By Jon Matthews with one comment

A Pier’s Tale: Find out more about history of Yarmouth Pier

constable's yarmouth pier

Find out more about the fascinating history of Yarmouth Pier at this talk in Northwood Cemetery's newly restored Heritage Resource Centre.

Monday, 9th April, 2018 9:10am

By Jon Matthews

Northwood Cemetery reopens after £1.6m HLF makeover

Northwood Cemetery Vista 2017 Barry Sowerby 640

Well done to everyone involved in the £1.6 million makeover of Northwood Cemetery. It took nearly 8,000 hours of volunteer time and the dedication of countless contractors and suppliers.

Sunday, 15th October, 2017 6:12am

By Jon Matthews

War dead in Cowes commemorated by school children


A mass grave memorial of war dead that has been lovingly restored at Northwood Cemetary as part of a Heritage Project was officially unveiled by school children this week.

Friday, 7th October, 2016 12:49pm

By Jon Matthews

Cemetery Friends launch community learning programme

northwood cemetary

The series of free workshops will cover a range of heritage and conservation themes and aim to give Islanders a better understanding of Northwood Cemetery, its surrounding area, its history and conservation value.

Monday, 15th August, 2016 6:00pm

By Jon Matthews

Bulb planting has helped school children learn about the cycle of life

Bulb planting at Northwood Cemetery

Children from Lanesend Primary School helped with the groundwork to provide a much needed carpet of colour to the newly landscaped area of Northwood Cemetery on Monday.

Tuesday, 26th April, 2016 8:12am

By Jon Matthews