From Pirate Adventures at the Needles and terrifying Hallowe’en crafts at Carisbrooke, to Bugs & Beasties Encounters at Tapnell Farm and wonderful wizardry fun at the Steam Railway, there’s a host of treats for your little monsters this October half-term.
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.
|10 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018||Electric Woods 'Spirit of the Orient'||Robin Hill Country Park|
|1 Apr 2018 - 2 Apr 2018||Robin Hill's Mad Easter Egg Dash'||Robin Hill Country Park|
|3 Apr 2018 - 11 Apr 2018||Easter Eggs-plorers'||Blackgang Chine|
|12 Apr 2018 - 14 Apr 2018||Isle of Wight Children's Festival'||Quay Arts, Newport|
|28 Apr 2018 - 13 May 2018||Isle of Wight Walking Festival'||Island Wide|
|5 May 2018 - 7 May 2018||Real Ale Festival'||Isle of Wight Steam Railway|
|12 May 2018||Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair'||Wolverton Manor|
|13 May 2018||Walk the Wight'||Various Locations|
|26 May 2018 - 3 June 2018||Wild West Week'||Blackgang Chine|
|30 May 2018 - 3 June 2018||Newport Jazz Weekend'||Newport|
|5 May 2018 - 7 May 2018||Dino Breakout!'||Blackgang Chine|
|5 May 2018 - 6 May 2018||Isle of Wight Challenge'||Chale Recreation Ground|
|14 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018||Bear Hunt Adventure Weekend'||Newtown|
|21 June 2018 - 24 June 2018||Isle of Wight Festival'||Seaclose, NEWPORT|
|1 June 2018 - 3 June 2018||Mondomix Festival'||Calbourne Water Mill|
|30 June 2018||IW Mardi Gras'||Ryde Town Centre|
|7 July 2018||Round the Island Race'||Island Sailing Club, High Street, WEST COWES|
|8 July 2018||Shipwreck Isle'||Appley Beach, RYDE|
|8 July 2018||Royal Isle of Wight County Show'||Isle Of Wight County Showground|
|21 July 2018||Isle of Wight Pride'||Ryde Esplanade|
|24 July 2018 - 30 Aug 2018||Jungle Fever!'||Robin Hill Country Park|
|4 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018||Lendy Cowes Week'||The Parade, WEST COWES|
|7 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018||Ventnor Fringe'||Church Street, VENTNOR|
|18 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018||Isle of Wight Garlic Festival'||Fighting Cocks Crossroads, Bathingbourne Lane, SANDOWN|
|7 Sept 2018 - 9 Sept 2018||EKLECTICA @ Robin Hill'||Robin Hill Country Park|
|22 Sept 2018 - 23 Sept 2018||Bembridge Harbour Food Festival'||Bembridge SC, The Duver, ST HELENS|
|11 Oct 2018 - 14 Oct 2018||Isle of Wight Literary Festival'||Northwood House, Ward Avenue, COWES|