Ryde, Isle of Wight

Ryde is known as ‘the Gateway to the Isle of Wight’ due to its Victorian pier where the Wightlink passenger ferry arrives. Hovertravel’s Hover also has a terminal here.

Ryde from the seaThe shopping in Ryde is well-renowned with lots of independent shops.

Ryde has very large, shallow beaches and parks to match, making it a popular destination during the summer.

It’s also the largest conurbation on the Isle of Wight.

Below are the article OnTheWight have published about it:

Tough task ahead for Wightlink Warriors

Ben Wilson

Speedway racing at the Andrew Younie Smallbrook Stadium switches to Tuesday this week when the Warriors welcome high-flying Belle Vue Colts for National League action.

Monday, 21st August, 2017 1:09pm

By Rob Dyer

Island Line handed over to South Western Railway at 2am: New Logo too

New Island Line logo

It's official. Island Line has now been taken over by a new company. Free WiFi at Island Line stations are among the promised improvements. There's a new logo too.

Sunday, 20th August, 2017 12:49pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Speedway: Wightlink Warriors downed by Plymouth Devils

Bickley by ian groves

Another disappointing night for the Warriors as Plymouth Devils steam ahead.

Friday, 18th August, 2017 9:57am

By Rob Dyer

Ryde Academy Sixth Form: 100% of students gained at least two A-levels

Ryde Academy Kieran Thorne, Jake Hayward and James Attrill

All Ryde Academy students who applied to university have achieved a place which is a fantastic result and a credit to their efforts and the work of our staff. Well done to you all.

Thursday, 17th August, 2017 12:06pm

By Nat Nelson

Ryde School Sixth Form: Over a third of pupils achieved A* or A

girls Ryde A level Results 17_9283

More than a third of pupils at Ryde School achieved A* or A in their A-level results and over a quarter of pupils achieved two A grades in the largely reformed exams.

Thursday, 17th August, 2017 11:59am

By Ra Hennessy with 3 readers' comments

Speedway: Injury leads to team change for Warriors

Ben Wilson

An accident at home has left Ben with trapped nerves in the neck and very limited movement of the head.

Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 11:28am

By Rob Dyer

Isle of Wight resident, Charlotte Laidler, selected for GB Flag Football team

European finals - Laidlaw August 2017

Ryde Rotary have been helped with training travel costs for Ryde resident, Charlotte Laidler, who's been selected to join the GB team and compete in the European finals of Flag Football.

Tuesday, 15th August, 2017 4:42pm

By Paul Wilks

Final Hants & Dorset ARA Regatta of season for Ryde Rowing Club

Dale BTC Ryde Rowing Club

Ryde Rowing Club made their way across the Solent at the weekend to take part in the Bournemouth Regatta.

Tuesday, 15th August, 2017 12:04pm

By Steve Bull

HMS Queen Elizabeth coming to Portsmouth sooner than expected

hms queen elizabeth

It was expected that the new huge aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, was to arrive at the end of this week. We've just learnt that this has been brought forward. It should be quite an event.

Monday, 14th August, 2017 9:28pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Ryde man in court over rape charge

Handcuffed man

The man appeared before Isle of Wight Magistrates following the report of a sexual assault the previous weekend.

Monday, 14th August, 2017 2:33pm

By Sally Perry

Ryde Harbour boat fire: Council update

The Isle of Wight council provide an update to the situation in Ryde Harbour following the boat fire that took place on Wednesday.

Thursday, 10th August, 2017 4:15pm

By IW Council Press Office

Ryde boat fire leads to warning from council

Ryde sunseeker fire - Aug 2017 By Graham Reading

The public are being advised to stay away from Ryde Harbour.

Wednesday, 9th August, 2017 4:57pm

By IW Council Press Office