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'Attractions and places to visit are in plentiful supply on the Island, with something to suit everyone'

With such a wide variety of things to do on the Isle of Wight during your holiday, you’ll want to come back again and again. Whilst you won’t be able to fit everything into a single visit, we’ve highlighted some of the great attractionsactivities and places to visit for you to choose from.

Attractions and places to visit are in plentiful supply on the Island, with something to suit everyone. Get a taste of the Isle of Wight’s history and culture by visiting one of our museums, galleries and historic sites. Possibly the Island’s most recognisable landmark is The Needles Rocks and lighthouse, nearby to which The Needles Landmark Attraction is full of things to entertain all the family. 

If thrilling rides is your thing then head over to Blackgang Chine  where your guaranteed to have a fun filled family day!

'There are so many things to do at at Blackgang Chine,
it really is the perfect fun-filled family day out!'

Set in beautiful gardens, Blackgang Chine offers an incredible fun experience. Let your imagination run wild as you venture on a journey of discovery …. fighting pirates onboard your own ship, discovering life size moving dinosaurs and escaping from danger, being sheriff of your own cowboy town, rounding up the outlaws and locking ’em up and experiencing  the magic of being fairy princess in your own castle!

Filled with an eclectic mix of attractions, magical theme worlds and exciting rides, you’ll find adventures around every corner – something for all the family at Blackgang Chine.


Sandham Gardens is a relaxing day out for all the family, with glorious gardens, Skynets: The Big Bounce, karts and Dino golf. Make a splash at the Aqua park at Tapnell Farm Park where you also meet the resident animals, spend time enjoying the play barn and get even closer to nature at the farmyard barn.


Alternatively, keep the kids entertained at a fun park like Robin Hill or swing on by to Monkey Haven – the happiest attraction in Newport! You’ll meet all kinds of wonderful creatures at this popular animal sanctuary, including the singing Lar Gibbons, cheeky Meerkats, slithering snakes and the cutest owls.

If you enjoy outdoor activities, the Isle of Wight has it all. The stunning coastline and warm climate mean that this Isle of the perfect playground for those who love the outdoors. Walkingcycling and horse-riding are freely available for those of all abilities, with more than 500 miles of footpaths and established walking routes, and 165 miles of bridleways waiting to be discovered.

Top Attractions on the Isle of Wight


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