The Isle of Wight is
the place for you!
The most magical of islands
The Isle of Wight offers some of the most beautiful and unspoilt countryside in the UK, with over half of the Island designated and protected as an Area of Natural Beauty. Boasting more hours of sunshine than any other UK resort and an astonishing 17 blue flag beaches across the Island.
Discover what our Island has to offer, from stunning beaches, picturesque villages and miles of clear blue ocean perfect for all sorts of exciting activities. The Isle of Wight has something special for everyone.
The Island is perfect for families of all ages, and Island View Holiday parks offer a range of activities available to keep even the most active entertained. From children's playgrounds and nature trails to crazy golf and kids clubs, your little ones will be spoilt for choice.
With over 514 miles of walking trails on the Island and breath taking views to discover, it is the ideal place to escape and relax. Discover the hidden beauty spots and find out what the Island holds for you.
Offering unparalleled beauty in the summer months with picturesque sandy beaches and clear waters it can be easy to think of the Isle as a summer hotspot only, but this beautiful Island has much to offer all year round. With a host of events spread through the year and unspoilt countryside it is never a bad time to visit the Isle of Wight.
For those who want to do more than relax on the beach, the Island is perfect for an adventure. With beautiful cycle tracks and calm water which is perfect for activities such as kayaking, jet skiing and sailing, there is something to keep everyone on their toes.
For those who enjoy walking, there are few more perfect locations than across the Island, offering incredible views and beautiful countryside it is easy to get lost in your surroundings. With a host of coastal walks exploring the beautiful shores around Cowes or inland walks across to sites such as Carisbrooke Castle, you will be in your element.
Cycling is a great way to see the Island, and whether you are a dedicated peddler or novice, there are routes which appeal to all. Routes for the more experienced cyclists can be found winding up the steep Ventnor hillside, not to be attempted by the weak hearted, while easier routes can be found following the cycle routes which stretch the length of the Island.
Thousands of holidaymakers head to the Isle of Wight each year purely to embrace the surrounding waters, which are ideal for an array of activities from kayaking to jet skiing and everything in between.
With a stately home which once was home to Queen Victoria, one of the largest collections of tigers in the country and one of the richest locations for dinosaur fossils in Europe, the Island has a huge range of attractions. With almost 2000 listed buildings across the Island, everywhere you look there is something waiting to be discovered.
With over 60 miles of some of the best beaches in the UK and some 17 of them achieving a blue flag rating, it's no wonder the Island is renowned for its coastlines. Almost completely encompassed in beautiful sand beaches, each with something different to offer.
All the walking, cycling and sightseeing is going to build up quite an appetite, luckily the Island has some great places to eat, which you will enjoy exploring as much as the Island itself. From traditional English pubs to host of lovely restaurants there is something for every palate.
We have put together a list of the best events going on on the Isle of Wight throughout 2017 so that you can work them into your stay on the Island. There are events all year round so take a look as there's something for everyone!
The Isle is steeped in a rich history just waiting to be discovered. From ancient dinosaur fossils to amazing Roman fortifications, it is a treasure trove of history and one the entire family can enjoy. Step back in time and see for yourself what makes the Isle of Wight so special.