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Isle of Wight Attractions

Here is a list of just a few of the islands many attractions, please click on the ones you are interested in and you will be able to visit their site.

Arreton Manor - Arreton Manor one of the most important historic houses on the Isle of Wight. Come and see where Charles I stayed before he was imprisoned at Carisbrooke

Isle of Wight Steam Railway - the largely volunteer-run Isle of Wight Steam Railway, which began operating trains in 1971. The railway runs five miles from Wootton, through Havenstreet and Ashey, to Smallbrook Junction, which links with Island Line's electric trains that run from Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head

The Needles Park - The Needles Park a premier visitor attraction at Alum Bay, Isle of Wight provides great entertainment for all the family.

Shanklin Chine - tranquil setting of this historic gorge, take time to just sit and look and listen. You are in a magic world of natural beauty, a rich haven of rare plants, woodland, wildlife and an enchanting waterfall.

Osborne House - Queen Victoria’s palace by the sea.

Carisbrooke Castle - The Isle of Wight’s royal castle, where Charles I was imprisoned.

Amazon World - the largest exotic animal attraction on the Isle of Wight.

Isle of Wight Zoo - Home to Britain's largest collection of tigers, this award winning zoo has been a dedicated ally to the tiger for over a quarter of a century.

Dinosaur Isle - is the first purpose built dinosaur museum and visitor attraction in the UK, based in Sandown

Blackgang Chine - Blackgang Chine is an eccentric mix of exciting rides, all set within rambling Victorian gardens and designed to appeal to the child in us all

Robin Hill - the Island’s favourite and friendliest attraction with something for every Island visitor to enjoy.

The Brading Experience - The original Isle of Wight Wax Works Museum and Animal World.

Appuldurcombe House - Once the grandest and most striking house on the Isle of Wight, Appuldurcombe's 18th century baroque elegance is still notable today in the partly restored building.

Waltzing Waters - The world's most elaborate water, light & music productions.

Fort Victoria - Fort Victoria houses a Marine Aquarium, a Sea Bed Archaeology Exhibition, a Planetarium and a Model Railway.

Isle of Wight Pearl - is part of the WorldPearl Group of companies. They offer the widest range of genuine and costume pearl jewellery under one roof.

IOW Donkey Sanctuary - was first established in 1987 to provide any donkey in distress or otherwise in need of care and attention, a safe and permanent home.

Ventnor Botanic Gardens

Arreton Barns - is set in the traditional and geographical heart of the island and offers the tourist a glimpse into the Island's past.

Adgestone Vineyard - One of the oldest vineyards in Britain

Brading Roman Villa - is one of the finest Romano-British archaeological sites in the UK.

Travel Links

We hope you find these links below useful when planning your trip. Should you require any assistance with bookings etc. please do not hesitate to contact us.

Wightlink Passenger and Car Ferries - Wightlink Travel services to the Isle of Wight

Red Funnel - Ferries running between Southampton, Cowes and East Cowes.

Hovertravel - The only passenger hovercraft service in the world between Southsea and Ryde.

Island Line Railway Services - The Isle of Wight's train service

Southern Vectis Bus Services - The Isle of Wight's local bus company

Other useful Local Links

Isle of Wight County Press - The local County Weekly Newspaper. Full of local stories and information; it's worth a read.

Isle of Wight Radio - The award winning local radio station for up to the minute information

Isle of Wight Tourism Tourist Information - Places to stay and things to do on the Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Council - The local Council Web Site

Eve Designs Limited - Specialist Internet designers who redesigned our site for us.

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