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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

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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Ryde
PO33 2HB

Hovercraft

Experience a unique ride on an Isle of Wight Hover Craft and take a trip to Southsea for the day. Fast hovercraft service Da...

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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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PO38 3EW

Compton Bay

Compton Bay is to be found on the southwest coast of the Isle of Wight. It has a white chalk cliff and part of its edge is formed ...

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Fishbourne
PO33 4ES

Quarr Abbey

Quarr Abbey is home to a small group of Benedictine monks who strive to dedicate their lives to the glory of God, and whose day i...

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Near 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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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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Bembridge Down
PO36 8QY

Bembridge Fort

Restoration is underway for this old fort. The downs offer a splendid panoramic view and there is the Culver Haven Pub just aroun...

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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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Chale
PO38 2JF

Chale Show

The Chale Show is one of the Island's most popular summer events. Held during the summer holidays each year it boasts something fo...

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Bembridge
PO35 5TB

Bembridge Lifeboat Station

Bembridge lifeboat station is classified as a key station by the RNLI and is strategically situated in the Solent, home to one of ...

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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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PO41 0YJ

Tapnell Farm

Tapnell Farm was opened up to the public after dairy farming was moved to the mainland. Tapenll Farm Park was created to enable al...

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Near 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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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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