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Blackgang Chine

Rollercoaster at Blackgang chine, Isle of WightSlide at Blackgang Chine, Isle of WightHedge Maze at Blackgang Chine, Isle of WightHuge figure outside the entrance to Blackgang Chine, Isle of Wight

The littlest ones can enjoy the magical worlds of Nurseryland, Fairyland and Dinosaurland. For older ones (up to about 11) there are activities such as a giant hedge maze, real life snakes and ladders (steps and slides), hall of mirrors, roller coaster, log plume, animatronics displays, crooked house, etc, etc.

Robin Hill Adventure Park

Robin Hill adventure park is set in 88 acres of beautiful countryside and has a fantastic blend of rides, adventure play area, 4D cinema, toboggan run, woodland gardens, ponds, sculpture trail, swinging galleon, canopy skywalk, falconry displays, giant maze, tractor rides, wobbly troll bridges and much more. The park continues to be developed and plans are in place for lots of tree houses to be built.

Adventure playground at Robin Hill Adventure Park, Isle of WightTrain ride at Robin Hill Adventure ParkBeautiful gardens at Robin Hill Adventure Park, Isle of WightToboggan at Robin Hill Adventure Park

Amazon World - Arreton

Amazon World at Arreton, Isle of Wight

Amazon World - has approximately 200 different types of unusual, rare and exotic animals.  Each day they provide talks and displays to help you understand more about the animals and the keepers are available to answer any questions you may have.

Isle of Wight Zoo

Tiger at Isle of Wight zooIsle of Wight zoo

The Isle of Wight Zoo is a small family-run zoo with a special interest in tigers and lemurs and is one of the most popular things to do in the Isle of Wight. The zoo was built within the ruins of a Victorian Fort built to guard Sandown's coast.

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway passes through 5 miles of unspoiled countryside from Smallbrook Junction to Wootton station, passing through the small village of Havenstreet, where the line has a station, headquarters and a depot. At Smallbrook Junction, the steam railway connects with the Island Line.

Shanklin Chine

Spectacular walkway at Shanklin Chine, Isle of WightShanklin Chine, Isle of WightBeach at Shanklin Chine

A chine is a local word for a stream cutting back into a soft cliff. Shanklin Chine is a wooded coastal ravine that contains waterfalls, trees and lush vegetation, with footpaths and walkways allowing paid access for visitors, and a heritage centre explaining its history. Shanklin Chine is loved for its unique tranquility and beauty and is the Isle of Wights oldest tourist attraction. The sheltered leafy woodland, with its steep sides is a magical place with rare plants, abundant wildlife, enchanting waterfalls and is loved by poets, artists and writers

Needles Park

Cable cars at Needles Park, Isle of Wight

Needles Park at Alum Bay is a great fun day out for all the family. The Needles Park offers a range of attractions including the spectacular chairlift to the beach to see the Needles Rocks and lighthouse and the world famous coloured sand cliffs.

At Alum Bay Glass visitors can watch the art of glass blowing where craftsman make a variety of items. At the Isle of Wight Sweet Manufactory you can watch sweets being made. There are a handful of children's rides including a traditional Carousel, Tea Cup ride, Victorian Swing Boats, a car track with vintage Cars, a 9 hole dinosaur themed adventure golf and a games kiosk.

Every Thursday in August the Park stays open late for 'Magic in the Skies', a spectacular firework finale to end the day. Please check times etc before setting off.

Cowes Week   4 - 11 August 2018

Sailing during Cowes Week sailing races, Isle of Wight

Cowes Week will bring the worlds biggest sailing stars to the Isle of Wight. There will be over 1,000 yachts and 8,000 competitors taking part in some top-class sailing with amazing excitement for competitors and spectators alike.

Isle of Wight Festival   21 - 24 June 2018

Crowds and stage at the Isle of Wight festival

Tapnell Farm Park

Seaview Wildlife Encounter closed recently and a number of animals have transferred to Tapnell Farm Park which opens Spring 2016.

The park has an indoor playbarn, jumping pillow, adventure activities, zorb balls, archery, mountain boards and a restaurant.

The park also has safari tents, cabins, eco pods and farm cottages if you decide to stay. Booking essential.

Bouncing in the playpark at Tapnell Farm Park, Isle of WightTapnell Farm Park, Isle of Wight

Ice Rink

Skating at the Ice rink

This is one place on the island that needs support. The community has taken control as the previous owners let the building deteriorate. The picture above is from the good days. The more people that visit the greater the chance of it becoming a star attraction again and a great resource for the community.

Currently CLOSED

Check website for details

Isle of Wight Bestival September 2018 - Dates TBA

Bestival is a four-day music festival held at the Robin Hill country park on the Isle of Wight. The festival has a full program of performances from all types of artists.

Things to do in Isle of Wight


The beach at Lower Hyde, Park resortsThe beach at Thorness, Park resorts

Lower Hyde

Thorness Bay

Park Resorts

Park Resorts have Caravans, Chalets & Lodges in 4 places.

Special offers on for certain breaks

 Weekends from £85 Apr & May;

Easter from £149.

The beach at Languard, Park resortsThe beach at Nodes Point, Park resorts


Nodes Point

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