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Occasionally it does rain on the Isle of Wight.

But there is still plenty to see and do. Try some of the ideas below.

Holiday on the Isle of Wight

Brading
PO36 0DJ

Brading Doll Museum

This cottage museum was established in Brading, Isle of Wight in 1974, and was formed from the private doll collection started by ...

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Freshwater
PO40 9PE

Farringford

This was the home of the Victorian Poet Laureate, Alfred Lord Tennyson from 1853 until his death in 1892. In 2017 it completed a m...

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Yarmouth
PO41 0RR

Fort Victoria Model Railway

A huge model railway with stunning attention to detail sweeping through tunnels, mountains & model villages. Model railway C...

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Arreton
PO30 3AA

Shipwreck Centre

The Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum contains atrifacts from shipwrecks over the centuries. There are several exhibitions an...

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Cowes
PO31 7QR

Trinity Theatre Cowes

Find out what to do on the Isle of Wight from beautiful sea views to historical houses and golden beaches. The Island has something for everyone.

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Newport
PO30 2EW

Medina Theatre

Medina Theatre is situated next to Medina Leisure Centre. It is a 425-seat community-based theatre, with a varied programme of en...

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Shanklin
PO37 6AJ

Shanklin Theatre

A popular theatre opened in 1879 and still staging popular productions. Community Owned Visit to Support Musicals Live ...

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Bembridge
PO35 5SD

Bembridge Fresh Fish

OK, this is not a proper 'day out' attraction but you must visit this shop if you like fish. Using their own fishing boat that fi...

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Alum Bay
PO39 0JH

The Needles Old Battery

A spectacular cliff-top fort built in 1862 with exhibitions and displays exploring how the fort was used from the days of Queen Vi...

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Ryde
PO33 2HX

Ryde Cinema

The old commodore cimema in Ryde was opened in 1936, 3 years before World War Two and was the largest on the Island until the mul...

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Newport
PO30 2TA

Newport Cinema

Situated in the centre of the Island, Cineworld Isle of Wight is easily accessible from all ferry ports...........................

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Cowes
PO31 7SG

Cowes Maritime Museum

The Museum displays a selection of objects and images which help to tell the story of Cowes and its important maritime heritage. ...

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Calbourne
PO30 4JN

Calbourne Water Mill

Set in 35 acres of stunning rural landscape, Calbourne Water Mill contains one of the oldest working water mills in the countr...

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Yarmouth
PO41 ORR

Island Planetarium

The Island Planetarium offers a fascinating journey through time & space; stimulating your imagination & mind, in the astrodome th...

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Brighstone
PO30 4DD

Isle of Wight Pearl Centre

Isle of Wight Pearl is a jewellery store with in-house designers that can create unique items of pearl jewellery. The pearls are ...

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Sandown
PO36 8JT

Sandown Pier

The pier in Sandown has been standing since 1876 and was opened as a pleasure pier in the true Victorian style. Bowling Amu...

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Brading
PO36 0EN

Brading Roman Villa

The Romans had a large influence on the Isle of Wight (did you know they called the Island 'Vectis'?). You can view all this and ...

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Newchurch
PO36 0NR

Garlic Farm

The Garlic Farm on the Isle Of Wight is more than a farm. Not only is there the farm that you can walk around or be driven around ...

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Arreton
PO36 0LX

Amazon World Zoo Park

Meet monkeys, crocodiles, snakes, birds and more at the zoo! Amazon World Zoo is concerned with conservation and rainforests and ...

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Alum Bay
PO39 0JH

The Needles New Battery

A small exhibition in the underground rooms of The New Battery, further up the headland, reveals the astonishing and little-known...

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Bembridge
PO35 5SQ

Bembridge Windmill

This little gem is a Grade 1 listed building and one of the island's most iconic images. Built around 1700, it last operated in ...

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Arreton
PO30 3AA

Arreton Barns

You will be surprised by what there is to do at Arreton Barns. There is a farmers shop, craft shops, clothes shops. There is a shi...

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Ryde
PO33 1JA

Ryde Harbour

Ryde Harbour is situated on the seafront on the north-east coast of the Isle of Wight. The Harbour is ideal for family cruising...

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East Cowes
PO32 6AA

Classic Boat Museum

The Museum exhibits restored boats and associated artefacts, with records of the part played in their construction and design by...

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Havenstreet
PO33 4DS

Havenstreet Steam Railway

The Island used to have 54 miles of railway most of which were closed in the 1960's. Luckily this working steam railway museum sur...

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Sandown
PO36 8QA

Dinosaur Isle

An introductory exhibition gallery covers the geology and fossils of the Island in a walk back through time, taking the visitor f...

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Branstone
PO36 0LT

House Of Chilli

House of Chilli's aim is not just to help the hardened chilliheads feel the burn, but to offer a range of products suited to all t...

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Newport
PO30 1XY

Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle is a stunning real medieval castle built more than 800 years ago. Donkey driven fresh water well Historic ...

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East Cowes
PO32 6JX

Osborne House

Osborne House was Queen Victoria's holiday home on the Isle of Wight. And a royal seaside palace you are unlikely to see anywhere ...

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