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.
|Every Wednesday evening until the 30th August 2017||Big Night out Fireworks||Blackgang Chine|
|Every Thursday evening until the 31st August 2017||Music and Magic in the Skies||The Needles Landmark Attraction|
|Every Tuesday and Thursday evening until 31st August 2017||Carnival Time||Robin Hill Country Park|
|5th - 12th August 2017||107th Yarmouth Carnival and Regatta||Yarmouth, Isle of Wight|
|8th - 13th August 2017||Ventnor Fringe||Ventnor, Isle of Wight|
|11th - 14th August 2017||V-Dub Island||Newport, Isle of Wight|
|12th - 13th August 2017||Jack Up the 80s||Ryde, Isle of Wight|
|15th August 2017||Victoria’s Island Trail launch||Island wide|
|19th and 20th August 2017||The Garlic Festival||Newport, Isle of Wight|
|25th - 28th August 2017||Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally||Ryde, Isle of Wight|
|28th August 2017||St Helens Carnival||St Helens, Isle of Wight|
|31st August 2017||Ryde Main Carnival||Ryde, Isle of Wight|
|2nd September 2017||Fairweather Festival 2017||Sandown, Isle of Wight|
|3rd September 2017||Morris Minor Rally||Havenstreet, Isle of Wight|
|7th - 10th September 2017||Heritage Open Days at Isle of Wight Steam Railway||Havenstreet, Isle of Wight|
|9th - 10th September 2017||St Helens Carnival||Arreton, Isle of Wight|
|16th September 2017||Eklectica Festival||Ryde|
|23rd September 2017||Isle of Wight Day||Island wide|
|23 Sept - 01 October 2017||Isle of Wight Cycling Festival||Island wide|
|23rd - 24th September 2017||Bembridge Harbour Food Festival||Bembridge, Isle of Wight|
|30 Sept 2017 - 4 Nov 2017||Festival of Light inspired by Diwali||Arreton, Isle of Wight|
|6 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017||Blackgang Chine Illuminations||Ventnor, Isle of Wight|
|7th October 2017||A Day at the Bay||Freshwater, Isle of Wight|
|12th - 15th October 2017||Isle of Wight Literary Festival||Cowes|
|14th - 15th October 2017||Isle of Wight Beer & Buses Weekend||Island wide|
|23rd - 27th October 2017||Wizard Week at Isle of Wight Steam Railway||Havenstreet, Isle of Wight|
|25th - 27th October 2017||Half Term Halloween Extravaganza||Arreton, Isle of Wight|
|28th October 2017||Fright Night! at Isle of Wight Steam Railway||Havenstreet, Isle of Wight|
|4th - 5th November 2017||Isle of Wight Comic Con||Cowes, Isle of Wight|
|2nd - 24th December 2017||Santa Specials at Isle of Wight Steam Railway||Havenstreet, Isle of Wight|
|15 Dec - 23 Dec 2017||Enchanted Osborne||East Cowes, Isle of Wight|
|16th Dec - 17th Dec 2017||Cowes Christmas Festival||Cowes, Isle of Wight|
|26th December 2017||Boxing Day Specials at Isle of Wight Steam Railway||Havenstreet, Isle of Wight|