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Things to do

The Isle of Wight is packed with great days out for everyone

The Isle of Wight is the perfect holiday destination whether you’re looking for fun attractions or a quiet spot to relax and get away from it all. Whatever you need, this beautiful island offers so much to see and do, whatever the season.

Our beautiful beaches make us the perfect destination for a summer seaside holiday. Our inspiring landscape and miles of footpaths and cycle tracks mean that the Island is a brilliant place to escape all year round.

Our attractions are world class too. Step back in time, to Queen Victoria’s family home, Roman villas and Carisbrooke Castle and many other historic locations. The kids can have a great time at our many animal attractions and adventure parks.

Food lovers can enjoy amazing locally sourced produce on the menu at some stunning restaurants. Don’t forget the pub too where you can sip on locally brewed ale after an invigorating country walk.

Whatever you’re looking for, at any time of year, the Isle of Wight has it all.

Check out our selection of ideas for great days out and get inspired!

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Isle of Wight Beach Guide

Beautiful Island Beaches - our comprehensive guide The Isle of Wight has an incredible range of stunning beaches, from wide sandy shorelines to rolling cliffs and awe inspiring coastal views. We cram a lot in too! The Island is only 25 miles by 14 miles and you’re never more than ...

Isle of Wight Towns and Village Guide

A guide to towns and villages on the Isle of Wight ...

Isle of Wight Family Favourites

The Isle of Wight is a great family holiday destination, with many fun attractions and activities suitable for all ages to enjoy. Whether you are here on holiday, or simply visiting for the day, there is something for the whole family... we are spoilt for choice! There are plenty of ...

Isle of Wight Culture & Heritage

A historical Island The Isle of Wight is steeped in history. From the Royals to the Romans, from fossils to architectural wonders, you can travel back in time and soak up the past. Queen Victoria made her family home here at Osborne House in East Cowes. Our royal resident inspired ...
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Isle of Wight Walks

Country walks and Coastal paths of the Isle of Wight There are a number of stunning and interesting walks to be enjoyed on the Isle of Wight no matter your fitness level, from small country walks to the more adventurous full coastal walk spanning the whole Island. With miles of ...

Isle of Wight Sports & Activities

Have an active, energised holiday on the Isle of Wight The Island’s spectacular coastline offers the perfect backdrop to water-based sports and activities all year round. Leading watersports schools offer tuition in every watersport, including kayaking, sailing and surfing, for those who want to make the most of the Island’s coastline ...

Animal Encounters

Wild things! See nature up close at our amazing animal attractions Your Isle of Wight holiday isn't complete without seeing some awesome animals. From tigers and lemurs at the The Wildheart Animal Sanctuary, to monkeys and meerkats at Monkey Haven there's plenty to see. You can even take the wildlife ...
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Isle of Wight Cycling Routes & Bike Hire

There are miles of cycling routes on the Isle of Wight, along with many bicycle hire shops. The Isle of Wight boasts one of the popular cycling destinations all over the world, with 200 miles of cycle tracks, byways and bridleways for you to investigate. Regardless of whether you're an ...
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Dog Friendly

The Isle of Wight welcomes you... and your four legged friend! A holiday on the Island is perfect for doggy days out. With miles of footpaths you'll have plenty of places to explore, with lots of dog-friendly places to eat too. Most of our pubs are dog friendly and plenty ...
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