Isle of Wight

56 West Hill Road

Ryde

Isle of Wight

PO33 1LW Tel. 01983 565769

The diamond shaped Isle of Wight just 23 miles by 13 miles is Englandís smallest county.† It is separated from the English mainland by the Solent, which has an international reputation for yachting events, the most famous of which is Cowes Week.

 

In the mid 19th century Queen Victoria and Prince Albert bought Osborne House as a seaside retreat from Court life in London.† Osborne House is now a popular tourist attraction.

 

The Isle of Wight with its high record of sunshine makes it† ideal to enjoy the many unspoilt beaches it can offer.† The diverse landscape, half of which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a walkerís paradise with over 500 miles of footpaths and bridleways.

 

There are a wide range of attractions and places of interest to visit, some of which are listed below.

 

PLACES OF INTEREST

 

 

Osborne House

www.english-heritage.org.uk

Tapnell Farm

http://www.tapnellfarm.com

The Needles at Alum Bay

www.theneedles.co.uk

Shanklin Chine

www.shanklinchine.co.uk

Blackgang Chine Adventure Park

www.blackgangchine.com

Robin Hill Adventure Park

www.robin-hill.com

Ventnor Botanic Gardens

www.botanic.co.uk

Isle of Wight Zoo

www.isleofwightzoo.com

Isle of Wight Pearl

www.iowpearl.com

The Old Smithy and Gardens

www.theoldsmithy.com

Amazon World

www.amazonworld.co.uk

Rosemary Vineyard

www.rosemaryvineyard.co.uk

Butterfly World

www.butterfly-world-iow.co.uk

Dinosaur World

www.dinosaurisle.com

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk

Carisbrooke Castle

www.english-heritage.org.uk

Arreton Barns & Craft Village

www.arretonbarns.co.uk

Brading Roman Villa

www.bradingromanvilla.org.uk

Ryde Super Bowl

www.rydesuperbowl.com

Waltzing Waters

www.waltzingwaters.co.uk

Ghost Walks

http://www.ghostisland.com

Monkey Haven

http://www.monkeyhaven.org

Quarr Abbey

http://www.quarrabbey.org