Visit Isle of Wight

Only four miles off the south coast, the Isle of Wight is the UK’s Dinosaur Capital and the perfect family destination for fun and adventure.

Looking for things to do on the Isle of Wight? There are lots of family attractions and group activities for adults, 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 activities and 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 group trips or family fun day to the Isle of Wight.

Want to get A Taste of the Island at Home? Test out the recipes below

Isle of Wight Black Garlic & Mushroom Risotto

Isle of Wight Garlic Bread 

Isle of Wight Tomato Soup

Pear, Walnut & Isle of Wight Blue Cheese Salad

 

There are so many great events taking place on the Isle of Wight each year, take a look below at the events for 2021.
For more ideas and events, visit the official What’s on Guide from Visit Isle of Wight https://www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/whats-on

What's on?

When What Where
9 - 22 October 2021 Isle of Wight Walking Festival ISLANDWIDE
12 - 15 October 2021 Bird Watching Holiday NEWCHURCH
16 - 31 October 2021 Spooky Farm Fun at Tapnell Farm Park YARMOUTH
16 – 31 October 2021 The Wizards of Once Halloween Quest NEWPORT
17 October 2021 Island Heritage Train Days @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway HAVENSTREET
22 - 23 October 2021 The Project at Tapnell Farm Park YARMOUTH
22 – 24 October 2021 Ukulele Festival NEWPORT
25 - 31 October 2021 The Project at Tapnell Farm Park YARMOUTH
22 - 26 October 2021 Harp on Wight International VARIOUS
25 - 29 October 2021 Wizard Week @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway HAVENSTREET
28 – 31 October 2021 Ghost Tours at Carisbrooke Castle NEWPORT
30 October 2021 Fright Nights @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway HAVENSTREET
6 November 2021 Race the Train @ Isle of Wight Steam Railway HAVENSTREET
13 November 2021 Walk the Line Yarmouth to Freshwater with Isle of Wight Steam Railway HAVENSTREET
20 November 2021 Jack Up Christmas SHANKLIN
21 November 2021 Winter Market – Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary WROXALL
4 December 2021 Carols in The Square YARMOUTH
4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th and 22d – 24th December 2021 Santa Specials at Isle of Wight Steam Railway HAVENSTREET
5 December 2021 Winter Market – Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary WROXALL
23 – 27 December 2021 Christmas Break at The Royal Hotel VENTNOR