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Things to do on the Isle of Wight.

The Isle of Wight has much to offer. Try some of the ideas below.

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Cowes
PO31 7BD

Cowes Yacht Haven

Centrally located, visitors have instant access to Cowes town centre, the Parade, with its range of Yacht Clubs, including the ...

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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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Carisbrooke
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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Mottistone
PO30 4EA

Mottistone Manor Garden

Next to the world-famous Mottistone Estate, the Mottistone Gardens are truly beautiful and one of the main attractions in this pa...

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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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Ryde
PO33 2EL

Superbowl

A ten pin bowling alley and more attached to the historic pavillion in Ryde. Bowling Laser Quest Birthday Parties E...

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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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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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Near Ventnor
PO38 3AA

Donkey Sactuary

The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary is a great place to spend an hour or so. Especially if you like donkeys. Donkeys Tea ro...

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Newchurch

Garlic Festival

The Isle of Wight Garlic Festival is a unique event in the Island calendar and another one of those 'must do' visitor attractions ...

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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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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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Godshill
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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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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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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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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Appuldurcombe
PO38 3EW

Appuldurcombe House

In the mid 18th century, this house was built for the Worsley family. With stunning architecture, Appuldurcombe was once the grand...

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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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Arreton Old Village
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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Newport
PO30 5BW

Quay Arts Centre

The Quay Arts Center in Newport has something going on all the time. From comedy to exhibitions, Theatre to art classes. Comed...

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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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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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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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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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Godshill
PO38 3HY

Godshill Church

The name of the village derives its name from the legend that whilst the church was being built, the foundation stones were moved...

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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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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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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 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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Shanklin
PO37 6BW

Shanklin Chine

It's an area of stunning beauty set inside a chine! A chine is a naturally occuring, steep sided valley formed by a river and w...

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Cowes
PO32 6RA

Red Funnel

Red Funnel travels between Cowes and Southampton offering a fast passenger service and a car ferry service. The latest passenger...

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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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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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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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Godshill
PO38 3HH

Godshill Model Village

Can you spot the model village in the model village? And look out for the cheeky streaker too.. Model Village Great Detail ...

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Cowes
PO31 7PQ

UKSA

Providing transformational opportunities for young people on the water to change their lives. We do this as a youth charity and a...

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Ventnor
PO38 1JR

Ventnor Haven

Ventnor Haven has a cafe, bar, and has a local fishery. And as it's in Ventnor you can also visit all the seafront shops, pubs an...

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Newport
PO30 2NB

Owl and Monkey Haven

The Isle of Wight Owl & Monkey Haven takes in owls & monkeys injured in the wild or from zoos & private collections. Cheeky Mon...

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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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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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Brading
PO36 0JQ

Nunwell House and Gardens

Historic English Country House from the 14th century. Historical Architecture Guided Tours Stunning Garden ............

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Bonchurch
PO38 1QD

Landslip

Bonchurch Landslip is managed by the National Trust and has to be towards the top of your must-visit list of things to see whil...

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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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Bembridge
PO36 8QT

Culver Down

Culver Down is managed by the National Trust and has enough going on to keep you busy for a good afternoon. From a circular walk t...

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Bonchurch
PO38 1AH

St Boniface Down

With stunning views and a history going back centuries, St. Boniface Down is not to be missed if you love views, walks and the cou...

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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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Yarmouth
PO41 0NT

Yarmouth Harbour and Pier

Yarmouth Harbour has existed for hundreds of years and provides shelter for visiting mariners passing the Island. It is now a bu...

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Wootton
PO33 4LJ

Lakeside

The Lakeside Hotel & Spa offers fine dining and various events througout the year. Set in a stunning location near Wootton Bridge....

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Ryde
PO33 2HE

Ryde Pier

At over 200 years old (built in 1814), Ryde pier has seen some changes. From a victorian pleasure pier with a concert paviliion a...

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PO33 1QX

Appley Beach

In the mid 18th century, this house was built for the Worsley family. With stunning architecture, Appuldurcombe was once the grand...

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Arreton
PO30 2NU

Robin Hill Adventure Park

Family members of all ages will find something great within the gates of this fantastic Island attraction. ...

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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
P033 4BE

Rosemary Vineyard

Rosemary Vineyard is one of the largest producers of English Wine. Covering 30 acres, Rosemary Vineyard is ideally placed to make...

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Newtown
PO30 3PA

Newtown Old Town Hall

Built on the foundations of the old mediaeval town hall in the 1600's, this building was used to send MP's to parliament from the ...

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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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Blackgang
PO38 2HN

Blackgang Chine

Founded by a young entrepreneur named Alexander Dabell in 1843, when all that stood at Blackgang was the Chine itself. A spectac...

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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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Godshill
PO30 5BZ

The Old Smithy

The Old Smithy used to be the home of an old Black Smith we are lead to beleive. His ghost can be seen wandering around if you lo...

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Arreton
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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Alum Bay
PO39 0JD

The Needles Landmark Attraction

The Needles Park offers a range of attractions for all ages including boat trips, coloured sands, sweet factory, glass making, a t...

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Chale
PO38 2HA

The Pepper Pot

St. Catherine's Oratory, also known as the Pepperpot, is a medieval lighthouse on St. Catherine's Down near the southern coast of...

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Sandown
PO36 8QB

Isle Of Wight Zoo

The Isle of Wight Zoo is a family-run zoo with a special interest in tigers and lemurs. The zoo was built within the ruins of a...

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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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Yarmouth
PO41 0PB

Yarmouth Castle

If you visit or pass through Yarmouth then take a couple of hours to pop into Yarmouth Castle. Stunning views and a history stret...

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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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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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