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Ranked #1 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: THIS IS YOUR INVITATION TO A WILDLIFE PARK LESS ORDINARY! Seaview Wildlife really stands out from the crowd! Tucked away on... more » Owner description: THIS IS YOUR INVITATION TO A WILDLIFE PARK LESS ORDINARY! Seaview Wildlife really stands out from the crowd! Tucked away on the N.E. Coast of the Island, situated on the outskirts of the pretty yachting village of Seaview, you will discover this hidden gem, the Isle of Wight's leader in hands-on wildlife experiences and ranked Number 1 out of 98 Isle of Wight Attractions on Trip Advisor! Getting mobbed by Wallabies and Meerkats might send some people running but animal enthusiasts will be in seventh heaven - in absolute style - at this multi-award winning attraction that is set in stunning open parklands with a backdrop of fabulous sea views. The main focus is on involvement where guests are encouraged to join in with the nine daily wildlife events that are led by a dynamic animal care team who deliver fun hands-on presentations and will introduce you to the most amazing characters and a vast array of unbelievably tame feathered and furry friends! Our licensed ' Seaview Bay ' cafe serves locally sourced ingredients such as fresh Bembridge crab sandwiches accompanied with a chilled glass of wine or relax on our outdoor patio areas with stunning views. Home made light lunches and delicious strawberry cream teas feature on the menu together with an extensively stocked gift shop with a ' new refurbished look ' for 2014! Personal, bespoke V.I.P. Packages include one-on-one encounters with penguins where meeting ' Dippy' the famous Isle of Wight penguin has to be top of your bucket list! Have a private meeting with the 'maddest mischievous meerkat mob' or book a behind the scenes Keeper For A Day or Junior Wildlife Experience - the ultimate wildlife treat! You can never be too spoilt! Offering excellent value for money this is a magical day out for all the family and a wildlife extravaganza not to be missed so, don't leave the best until last and definitely don't leave the Island without visiting this exclusive Wildlife Getaway! « less
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Ranked #2 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Visit the monkey isle for a doorway to the wild and wonderful realm of our closest relatives in the natural world. Whooping... more » Owner description: Visit the monkey isle for a doorway to the wild and wonderful realm of our closest relatives in the natural world. Whooping gibbons, mischievous macaques and cheeky capuchins are just a small selection of the animals we care for at our primate and bird of prey rescue centre. « less
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Ranked #3 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Gardens; Children's Museums
Owner description: Authentic retro attraction that will take you on a trip down memory lane. Beautifully recreated models of Godshill and... more » Owner description: Authentic retro attraction that will take you on a trip down memory lane. Beautifully recreated models of Godshill and Shanklin Old Villages as they were in the 1920's and 30's. Passionate about details, the models are true representations of the houses, cottages and pubs you can still see in the 'real world'. The gardens are packed with conifers and shrubs that will make you want to dash home and start gardening...our customers tell us we inspire them or that they would like to take one of our gardeners home with them! « less
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Ranked #4 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Other
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Ranked #5 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #6 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Lighthouses
Owner description: A light to warn shipping was first established on the Southerly tip of the Isle of Wight in 1323. Today the distinctive... more » Owner description: A light to warn shipping was first established on the Southerly tip of the Isle of Wight in 1323. Today the distinctive octagonal tower of St.Catherine's Lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating in the English Channel and a guide to vessels approaching the Solent. Each tour is approximately 40 minutes. Tours of St Catherine's Lighthouse are operated by Andrew Booth, under licence from The Corporation of Trinity House. « less
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Tennyson Down (Freshwater)
Ranked #7 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
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Ranked #8 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Owner description: Opened in April 2014 this purpose built 500m all weather track will add junior and adult adrenaline action to the Island’s... more » Owner description: Opened in April 2014 this purpose built 500m all weather track will add junior and adult adrenaline action to the Island’s list of must-do’s.Wight Karting couldn’t be easier or more convenient to find – its right behind Tesco Extra in Ryde; just follow the road signs straight on at the Tesco extra entrance mini roundabout.Driving starts at 8+years. Arrive and drive without booking. « less
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Ranked #9 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Tours; Educational Sites
Owner description: Dinosaur Expeditions C.I.C. is a Community Interest Company created by local fossil enthusiasts. We promote responsible... more » Owner description: Dinosaur Expeditions C.I.C. is a Community Interest Company created by local fossil enthusiasts. We promote responsible fossil discovery and conservation in addition to helping the public understanding of fossils and the palaeo-environment through Palaeoart. To do this we have established the 'Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation and Palaeoart Centre' at the site of the Dinosaur Farm Museum. It houses displays of fossils, locally produced palaeoart, childrens' activities and a fossil & mineral giftshop.We also organise popular fossil hunting trips throughout the year at a variety of locations on the Isle of Wight, led by our experienced professional guides. Dinosaur Expeditions CIC pools the local knowledge, talents and experience of our Fossil Hunt leaders. This helps to ensure that we can provide a professional quality experience for all our customers. Are you mad about Dinosaurs and other fossils? We are, so why not join us on an amazing Fossil Hunting Adventure! Discover your own fossils and keep all your finds. « less
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Shanklin Theatre (Shanklin)
Ranked #10 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Shanklin Theatre opens all year round and is currently running approximately 150 shows a year, featuring top names from... more » Owner description: Shanklin Theatre opens all year round and is currently running approximately 150 shows a year, featuring top names from Comedy and Music, plus other varied entertainment for all tastes. During the summer the legendary "Best of the West End" production is staged plus a first class play and, of course, the year would not be complete without the annual Pantomime over the Christmas period. « less
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Osborne House (East Cowes)
Ranked #11 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Former retreat for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (circa 1845) still retains many of the royal couple's possessions, art... more » Owner description: Former retreat for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (circa 1845) still retains many of the royal couple's possessions, art work and photographs. « less
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Ranked #12 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
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Rylstone Gardens (Shanklin)
Ranked #13 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #14 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Castles; Historic Sites
Historic Norman castle where Charles I was imprisoned.
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Ranked #15 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #16 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #17 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Bringing to life the fascinating history of railways on the Isle of Wight, this Visit England accredited, award winning... more » Owner description: Bringing to life the fascinating history of railways on the Isle of Wight, this Visit England accredited, award winning attraction is a true journey into nostalgia. Beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages provide a view of the Island's unspoilt countryside. Your ticket includes unlimited day travel and access the NEW Train Story Discovery Centre. With the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund this £1.2 Million project opened in April 2014. Packed with interactive activities and fascinating displays, journey through the Island's very own Train Story. For details of the days trains run and timetable you can save money by booking online in advance. « less
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Ranked #18 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Military Museums
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Ranked #19 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Trails
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St Mildred's Church (Whippingham)
Ranked #20 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Collwell Bay (Freshwater)
Ranked #21 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Bodies of Water
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Shanklin Chine (Shanklin)
Ranked #22 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Quarr Abbey (Ryde)
Ranked #23 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Religious Sites
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Blackgang Chine (Ventnor)
Ranked #24 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Blackgang Chine is a park and gardens themed with a wide range of fantasy attractions as well as heritage exhibitions and... more » Owner description: Blackgang Chine is a park and gardens themed with a wide range of fantasy attractions as well as heritage exhibitions and adventure play. Children can enjoy playing in Cowboy Town, Pirate Cove, Fairyland or Dinosaurland - fantasy play areas to encourage imaginative play, parents can relax or join in the fun! Opened in 1843 Blackgang Chine is still owned and run by the family of the founder and now also run a sister park, Robin Hill, near Newport on the Isle of Wight. « less
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Ranked #25 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Pirates Cove, 18 Hole Adventure Golf and Fun Park!The Isle of Wight's newest and exciting family attraction. With an 18 hole... more » Owner description: Pirates Cove, 18 Hole Adventure Golf and Fun Park!The Isle of Wight's newest and exciting family attraction. With an 18 hole Pirate themed Ad venture Golf and Adventure playground set amidst caves, waterfalls, A fully rigged pirate ship and much more.With a rollercoaster, Go Karts, water Zorbs and much more you'll be blown away with the Pirate fun.Also find the Traditional 'Arnold Palmer'18 hole Crazy golf adjacent for a more traditional seaside experience. « less
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Ranked #26 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
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Ranked #27 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: Home and workplace of celebrated Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. Visit for: - Year round exhibits celebrating... more » Owner description: Home and workplace of celebrated Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. Visit for: - Year round exhibits celebrating Julia's life and work - Vintage cameras - Programme of changing exhibitions - Victorian dressing-up room - Isle of Wight Festival displays - FREE entry to the award-winning Tea Room and Museum Gift Shop Lively programme of talks and events, check website for further information. Coach parties and large groups welcome, please book in advance. Group and tour rates available. « less
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Ranked #28 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Zoos
Owner description: The Isle of Wight Zoo is home to one of Britain's largest collection of tigers, many of whom are rescue animals. With several... more » Owner description: The Isle of Wight Zoo is home to one of Britain's largest collection of tigers, many of whom are rescue animals. With several superb new enclosures modeled on natural tiger habitats in India, the zoo is a fantastic place to see these wonderful animals relaxing. A number of other animals also live there, including lemurs, jaguars and lions. Family friendly with disabled access throughout. « less
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Ranked #29 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Godshill Church (Godshill)
Ranked #30 of 104 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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