For an Island of only 147 square miles, the Isle of Wight packs in so much to see and do at all times of the year. Wildlife parks, historic houses, children’s attractions and areas of stunning natural beauty abound, with the Island’s compact size ensuring that whatever you want to do, something exciting is only a short journey away.
The Isle of Wight remains unspoiled, and its abundance of natural beauty makes it a feast for the senses. As a sensuous and relaxing retreat it is without equal, whether you prefer the drama of a spectacular coastline or the rustic charm of gently rolling downland.
Check out our comprehensive guides to help you make the most of your holiday on the Isle of Wight.
The Isle of Wight has 57 miles of coastline and contains some of the best beaches in the UK. There is a huge variety of beaches from beautiful large sandy beaches such as Sandown and Ryde to small secluded picturesque beaches such as Steephill Cove. They are great for all year round and are perfect for all sorts of activities such as water sports, swimming, relaxing, walking and sightseeing. Check out our extensive list of Isle of Wight beaches via the link below.
The Isle of Wight has one of the UK’s most spectacular and diverse coastlines, and along its length, you’ll find a wealth of fascinating wildlife, natural beauty and places to explore. The West Wight remains rugged and unspoilt and is a favourite with fossil hunters searching for links with the Island’s rich prehistoric past. East Wight is best known for its miles of sandy beaches and seaside attractions and is perfect for family holidays where sun, sea and sand are the highest priority.