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
30th January 2022 Frosty Fun with Elsa and Anna @ Tapnell Farm Park Yarmouth
12th – 27th February 2022 Valentines & Half Term Fun at Wight Karting Ryde
16th Feb 2022, 2nd Mar, 11th May, 8th Jun, 13th July Wight Proms Wednesdays Cowes
18th Feb - 26th Feb 2022 Spirit of the Orient at Robin Hill Newport
19th February 2022 Jack Up The 70's Shanklin
19th – 27th February 2022 Half Term Explorer Quest at Osborne East Cowes
19th – 27th February 2022 Half Term Explorer Quest at Carisbrooke Castle Carisbrooke
19th – 27th February 2022 “Talk to the Animals” @ Tapnell Farm Park Yarmouth
21st - 25th February 2022 Junior Track Training at Wight Karting Ryde
26th February 2022 Jack Up Events presents A Night of A Thousand Freddies Shanklin
26th - 27th March 2022 Mum's Taxi Fun Sessions at Wight Karting Ryde
9th – 24th April Easter Karting Fun Ryde
11th April - 15th April 2022 Junior Track Training at Wight Karting Ryde
13th April 2022 Wight Proms Wednesdays – Family Concerts Cowes
30th April - 1st May 2022 Isle of Wight Challenge Chale
2nd May 2022 Junior Track Training at Wight Karting Ryde
7th - 15th May 2022 Isle of Wight Walking Festival Islandwide
8th May 2022 Walk the Wight Islandwide
29th May - 5th June 2022 Isle of Wight Festival of Running Freshwater
30th May - 3rd June 2022 Junior Track Training at Wight Karting Ryde
16th - 19th June 2022 Isle of Wight Festival Newport
24th - 26th June 2022 The Glorious Gravel Yarmouth
25th June 2022 Round Island Race Cowes
25th June - 1st July 2022 Cowes Classics Week Cowes
8th - 10th July 2022 Rhythmtree Festival Calbourne
16th July 2022 Isle of Wight Parade Ryde
22nd – 31st July 2022 Ventnor Fringe Ventnor
25th July - 31st August +(Selected Dates) Junior Track Training at Wight Karting Ryde
30th July - 5th August 2022 Cowes Week Cowes
18th - 21st August 2022 The Wight Proms Cowes
20th - 21st August 2022 Isle of Wight Garlic Festival Sandown
3rd - 4th September 2022 Isle of Wight Classic Car Extravaganza Ryde
6th - 9th October 2022 Isle of Wight Literary Festival Cowes
8th - 16th October 2022 Isle of Wight Walking Festival Islandwide