For a stress-free family adventure holiday come to the Isle of Wight.
We understand you've a lot to think about when you holiday with your children. You need somewhere safe, clean and hassle-free. Somewhere to entertain the children - whilst you too get time out. Here on the Isle of Wight you are spoilt for choice.
All year round, there's an endless number of places to explore and to entertain. We've got theme parks and amusements, historic castles and houses and for animal lovers there's a tiger sanctuary, a falconry centre, adventure parks with exotic animals and a donkey sanctuary.
There are so many things to do whatever the weather! Visit our blog for a vast array of ideas and information.
Here are some ideas for our favourite days out:
An adventure park & gardens situated just outside Newport. Suitable for kids & adults, with woodlands, walks, rides, falconry displays. Tickets allow free returns for 7 days - joint pass with Blackgang Chine available.
Location: Arreton PO30 2NU
THE NEEDLES PARK
Delightful park with chairlift over the Needles, glassblowers, sweet factory and many other shops & attractions. Fireworks during August - phone for details.
Location: Alum Bay PO39 0JD
CHESSELL POTTERY BARNS
Family run pottery in West Wight. Decorate your own pottery, enjoy a cream tea or browse the gift barn.
Location: Chessell PO41 0UE
This amusement park with rides and a cliff-edge rollercoaster is situated in gardens overlooking the south coast. Occasional firework evenings during July & August - phone for details. Tickets allow free returns for 7 days - joint pass with Robin Hill available.
Location: Chale PO38 2HN
THE MODEL VILLAGE
Beautiful award winning gardens with detailed scale models of some of the Island’s attractions. A must-see!
Location: Godshill PO38 3HH
ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY
Take a 10 mile ride on a vintage steam train ride and enjoy the Island’s rural scenery. Gift shop & restaurant on site. Special events throughout the year.
Location: Havenstreet PO33 4DS
Representing the owner’s passion for the rainforest & South America, this wildlife attraction plays host to a wide range of animals & birds. Partly indoors.
Location: Arreton PO36 0LX
ISLE OF WIGHT ZOO
Overlooking Sandown beach, this is the Island’s orginal zoo and home of ‘Tiger Isle’. With tigers, lions, jaguars, lemurs & monkeys and zoo tours available.
Location: Sandown PO36 8QB
Britain's first purpose built dinosaur attraction where you walk back through a fossilized time tunnel, with life size models & a large collection of fossils.
Location: Sandown PO36 8QA