See Hog Island Bay minutes from Woodstock

Woodstock, Virginia is near Hog Island Bay which offers vacation and relaxation fun for the whole family. You can enjoy yourself with various and events in the area or by just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful view. Hog Island Bay is also just minutes from any Woodstock Bed and Breakfast, so that travel to and from is easy and affordable.

Broadwater Bay Ecotours, LLC
6035 Killmon Point Rd
Exmore, VA 23350
(757) 442-4363
http://www.broadwaterbayecotour.com/

Broadwater Bay Ecotours, LLC
6035 Killmon Point Rd
Exmore, VA 23350
(757) 442-4363
http://www.broadwaterbayecotour.com/

Hog Island is part of the Barrier Islands that sit along Virginia's Eastern shore, and has been named part of an International Biosphere Reserve, leaving it as one of the last untouched places in North America. The bay surrounding these islands offers eco-tours for the entire family. Activities for the whole group or family include seaside clamming, surfing, fly fishing, sunset cruises, beach walks, lighthouses, aquaculture tours and bird watching. Guided tours are available with Captain Rick Kellam, an avid nature lover and wildlife preservation advocate. You are sure to be safe on the bay as well with Captain Rick, as he has received his Captain's Certification from the Coast Guard and offers diving instructions as well as being certified in first aid training. His tours are organized by group and made specifically to cater to the interests of the group. 


Hog Island Lighthouse Lens
High Street Landing on the Riverfront
Portsmouth, VA 23704
(800) 393-5111

Among the many beautiful and historic places in the area are the various light houses that offer not only great views but great stories as well. The Hog Island Lighthouse was built in the mid-1850s and was later destroyed by ocean storms. The original lens that now rests in its stead offers both historical significance and something fun for the whole family. Visit from 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. year-round. Children and pets are welcome, admission is free and it is handicap accessible so that everyone can enjoy themselves here.

Be sure to also check out the Cape Charles lighthouse, located along the south shore of Hog Island when are you in the area.


Angry Adam's Wine & Cheese Spot
501 High Street
Portsmouth, VA  23704
757-337-0875
http://www.angryadams.com

When in the area you should also check out this fantastic wine and cheese store. It is located just minutes from any Woodstock Inn and is a great part of the Hog Island Bay culture. This fantastic wine and cheese spot gives you exactly what you want at prices that are affordable. 

Started by two guys who really wanted a place to buy excellent wine and cheese, Angry Adam's offers some of the best wine and cheese around, and is open for both wine and cheese tasting on Fridays. This little shop opened in 2009 and has a distinctly homey feeling to it, as well as being classy and selling delicious wines, cheeses, and sandwiches which they deliver to old town Portsmouth, VA each day at lunch time.

Events and pictures are posted on their website and blog so that you can keep up to date with the latest goings-on in the neighborhood.