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Things to do in Isle of Wight

 

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Seaview Wildlife Encounter (Seaview)
Ranked #1 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Leading the way with Interactive Wildlife Experiences! Seaview Wildlife Encounter really stands out from the crowd. Tucked... more » Owner description: Leading the way with Interactive Wildlife Experiences! Seaview Wildlife Encounter 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 animal experiences.With close-up opportunities for all Park visitors, this multi-award winning Wildlife Attraction is set in beautiful, open, natural parklands with magnificent views across the Solent waters, filled to the brim with unbelievably tame feathered and furry friends!Offering excellent value for money, this is a magical day out for all the family, packed full of fun, interactive animal experiences and Keeper presentations. It's also the only place offering personal, one-on-one Penguin and Meerkat Encounters on the Isle of Wight!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 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Zoos
Owner description: The Owl & Monkey Haven is the Isle of Wight's multi-award winning animal attraction with full charitable status! Home to a... more » Owner description: The Owl & Monkey Haven is the Isle of Wight's multi-award winning animal attraction with full charitable status! Home to a diverse collection of rescued primates and birds of prey, the Haven has been designed with its inhabitants needs and requirements taking full priority. Come and watch our magnificent animals relax and play in spacious enclosures, whilst taking in the tranquil envrionment and immaculate grounds of the park. « less
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Ranked #3 of 98 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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Shanklin Theatre (Shanklin)
Ranked #4 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Shanklin Theatre opens throughout the year where it hosts events ranging from a Christmas Pantomime, a professional summer... more » Owner description: Shanklin Theatre opens throughout the year where it hosts events ranging from a Christmas Pantomime, a professional summer season, local amateur dramatics, a children's stage school, the Isle of Wight Dance Festival and workshops for visiting school parties. « less
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Ranked #5 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Other
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Tennyson Down (Freshwater)
Ranked #6 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
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Ranked #7 of 98 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 #8 of 98 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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Ranked #9 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Lighthouses
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Ranked #10 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #11 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #12 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Trails
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Ranked #13 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #14 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Castles; Historic Sites
Historic Norman castle where Charles I was imprisoned.
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Rylstone Gardens (Shanklin)
Ranked #15 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Gardens
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Quarr Abbey (Ryde)
Ranked #16 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #17 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The Isle of Wight Steam Railway operates selected days March - May, then daily June - August, then selected days September -... more » Owner description: The Isle of Wight Steam Railway operates selected days March - May, then daily June - August, then selected days September - December. Adults 9.00, Children (5-15) 4.50. You may ride all day, once you have purchased your ticket. Havenstreet has a large car park, shop, museum, cafe and toilets. « less
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Ranked #18 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
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Shanklin Chine (Shanklin)
Ranked #19 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #20 of 98 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 #21 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
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Collwell Bay (Freshwater)
Ranked #22 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #23 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks

  Robin Hill Country Park is a wonderful place to take the kids in the summer as there are plenty of things to keep them occupied. There are not only rides but there are mazes and... more »

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Ranked #24 of 98 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 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
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Ranked #26 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #27 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
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Ranked #28 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 98 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 #30 of 98 attractions in Isle of Wight
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Museum houses a unique collection of historic small craft and memorabilia that have been brought together to form a... more » Owner description: The Museum houses a unique collection of historic small craft and memorabilia that have been brought together to form a fascinating exhibition. Covering many aspects of maritime heritage over the past century or so, our displays relate to boatbuilding, sailing, yachting, cruising, racing, and much more. All exhibits are under cover and on one ground floor level. Free adjacent parking. Refreshments. Shop. « less
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