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.

What's on?

WhenWhatWhere
23rd September 2017Isle of Wight DayIsland wide
23 Sept - 01 October 2017Isle of Wight Cycling FestivalIsland wide
23rd - 24th September 2017Bembridge Harbour Food FestivalBembridge, Isle of Wight
30 Sept 2017 - 4 Nov 2017Festival of Light inspired by DiwaliArreton, Isle of Wight
6 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017Blackgang Chine IlluminationsVentnor, Isle of Wight
7th October 2017A Day at the BayFreshwater, Isle of Wight
12th - 15th October 2017Isle of Wight Literary FestivalCowes
14th - 15th October 2017Isle of Wight Beer & Buses WeekendIsland wide
23rd - 27th October 2017Wizard Week at Isle of Wight Steam RailwayHavenstreet, Isle of Wight
25th - 27th October 2017Half Term Halloween ExtravaganzaArreton, Isle of Wight
28th October 2017Fright Night! at Isle of Wight Steam RailwayHavenstreet, Isle of Wight
4th - 5th November 2017Isle of Wight Comic ConCowes, Isle of Wight
2nd - 24th December 2017Santa Specials at Isle of Wight Steam RailwayHavenstreet, Isle of Wight
15 Dec - 23 Dec 2017Enchanted OsborneEast Cowes, Isle of Wight
16th Dec - 17th Dec 2017Cowes Christmas FestivalCowes, Isle of Wight
26th December 2017Boxing Day Specials at Isle of Wight Steam RailwayHavenstreet, Isle of Wight