Only four miles off the south coast, the Isle of Wight is the UK’s Dinosaur Capital and the perfect destination for family fun and adventure.
There’s something for everyone, including cliff top theme parks, medieval castle jousts, thrilling adventure activities and lots of safe sandy beaches. Discover Queen Victoria’s holiday home at Osborne, walk an Alpaca or practice yoga on the sea – there’s all sorts of exciting things to do on the Isle of Wight.
The stunning countryside also provides fantastic local produce and there’s a great range of places to enjoy delicious food. Try tapas by the sea, gourmet pub food in a cosy village inn or shop local, pack up a picnic and dine al fresco.
There is an amazing range of over 500 places to stay. From tree top hideaways, holiday parks and luxury hotels to vintage caravans, seaside homes and quaint thatched cottages down by the seas, The Isle of Wight has got accommodation to suit all budgets.
The relaxed atmosphere, spectacular coastline and brilliant things to do make the Isle of Wight the perfect destination for your trip away.
|27th-29th January / 10th-12th, 17th-26th February 2017||Electric Woods, Spirit of the Orient||Robin Hill|
|29th April - 14th May 2017||IsleWalk 2017 - IW Walking Festival||Island wide|
|14th May 2017||Walk the Wight||Across the Isle of Wight|
|2nd - 4th June 2017||Isle of Wight Festival of Running||West Wight|
|2nd - 4th June 2017||Old Gaffers Festival||Yarmouth|
|8th to 11th June 2017||Isle of Wight Festival||Seaclose Park, Newport Isle of Wight|
|1st July 2017||Mardi Gras Carnival, Ryde||Ryde|
|1st July 2017||Round the Island Race||Start: Cowes, Isle of Wight|
|2nd July 2017||Shipwreck Isle Pirate Day||Ryde|
|29th July - 5th August 2017||Cowes Week||Cowes, Isle of Wight|
|19th and 20th August 2017||The Garlic Festival||Newport, Isle of Wight|
|16th September 2017||International Classic Car Show||Ryde|
|23rd September 2017||IOW Day||Island wide|
|23 Sept - 01 October 2017||Isle of Wight Cycling Festival||Island wide|
|12th - 15th October 2017||Isle of Wight Literary Festival||Cowes|
|14th - 15th October 2017||Isle of Wight Beer & Buses Weekend||Island wide|