Now’s the perfect time for a holiday on the island, whether you are looking for a family holiday with the kids during the Easter holidays or a quiet short break away from the madding crowds. Whatever your plans, enjoy the warmer, sunnier days April brings and take a look at our list of things to do around the island.
Geological and Fossil Field Trip on Saturday 4th April – taking place at Thorness Beach Cowes. Suitable for adults and children aged over 6, this interesting field trip will take you searching for the remains of crocodiles and turtles along the foreshore. Tickets need to be booked in advance online. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/thorness-bay-isle-of-wight-geological-and-fossil-field-trip-tickets-75812383881
Easter Adventure Quest from Saturday 4th until Sunday 19th April Carisbrooke Castle nr Newport. Taking place every day during the Easter holidays, you and your family can follow the clues along the trail around the castle. Each adventurer who tracks down the elusive dragon egg will receive a certificate and treat from Hotel Chocolat! https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/carisbrooke-easter-adventure-quest-4-19-april-2020/
Dawn of the Dinos from Friday 10th until Monday 13th April taking place at Blackgang Chine. Brand new this Easter a new dinosaur enclosure opens where you can enjoy a live action immersive experience and dino-themed games including a Dino Egg Hunt. More details can be found here; https://islefindit.org.uk/event-pro/dawn-of-the-dinos-blackgang-chine/
Isle of Wight Spring Art and Garden Fair taking place on Friday 10th & Saturday 11th April at Northwood House, Cowes. Calling all art and garden lovers, here’s a great opportunity to visit splendid Northwood and see a huge collection of exhibitors offering plants, shrubs, machinery, tools and even hot tubs. Inside the house Island artists showcase their talent. A day not to be missed! https://www.northwoodhouse.org/event/isle-wight-spring-art-garden-fair/
Take a look at our lovely collection of over 150 self catering cottages on the island and start planning your next adventure.