October’s Top 5 Websites – Isle of Wight Edition!

We selected a few local Isle of Wight website to feature in our Top 5 websites this month. In no particular order

1. Isle Of Wight Speedtest

The IsleofWightSpeedTest.com is an independent website powered by Ookla, that allows you to test your broadband speed.

You can view other user’s results on a live map, results are uploaded within 24-72 hours of the speed test being taken. Pop over now to find out your speed – if you’re disappointed then click here to see how Wightfibre can help your home broadband to become #FastestIW.

An added bonus to visiting this site is that you can discover your current broadband speed and be entered into a competition to win a 64GB iPad Air in time for Christmas.


Isle of wight speedtest.com


IOW IOW are on a mission to get every Isle of Wight takeaway listed on their website, making it easier for you to order you favourite Saturday night treats!

What we love about this website is that it includes menus for all of the featured outlets, as well as:

  • Restaurants Food Hygiene Rating
  • Contact details
  • Directions / map
  • Meal prices
  • Whether they can offer delivery or are collection only
  • Opening Hours
  • A checkout feature so that you know what you’re ordering and how much it comes to.

Currently you can add orders to you basket to view them all in one place and then call to place your order. We’re hoping that you will soon be able to order online, similar to the service offered by Just Eat.

iowiow takeaways on the isle of wight

3. Visit Isle of Wight

Visit Isle of Wight provides a complete resource for the Island. Whether you live on the Isle of Wight, are visiting or want to prepare for friends and families arrivals over half term, there is a wealth of up to date events, accommodation and more.

A very popular section of the site is ‘What’s On’, where you will find upcoming events around the Island.

Unlike many other resources, Visit Isle of Wight is constantly updated – find out more on their Facebook page.


4. Isle of Wight Jobs

Since 2009, IsleofWightJobs.com have become the number one recruitment website for the Isle of Wight. The site is updated daily and job seekers can even build their own online portfolio to show off their skills and save CVs online.

When an applicant has applied for an available position, they can then track the progress of an application and the employer can notify them of the outcome via a message which is sent directly through their portfolio.

We think IsleofWightJobs.com have built a fantastic platform to enable job seekers and businesses to find their perfect match, see for yourself here.



5. Matt and Cat’s Isle of Wight Eating Out Guide

In 2008, ‘foodies’ Matt and Cat started blogging about their favourite places to eat out on the Isle of Wight. Their blog is now well renowned as a reliable and helpful source of information for those looking for somewhere to a have a meal on the Island and they even provide stickers for the businesses that they have reviewed and approved to display in the entrances.

Food critics Matt and Cat love to support local produce and their website is a treasure trove of information for islanders and visitors alike.