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“Needs work”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Ryde Harbour

Ryde Harbour
Ranked #12 of 36 things to do in Ryde
Certificate of Excellence
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Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Needs work”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

A dire industrial place to visit. Very rundown. The only saving graces are a free car park and a decent walk through the nature reserve.

Visited July 2013
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013

This place is breathtaking, close your eyes and just listen to the sea, food beach people is excellent , easy parking aswell .

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Steven P
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“I love this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

We visit here as we have a holiday home on the island this is one of my favorite places please go and visit x

Visited September 2013
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Thank sadiebest2011
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Southsea
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69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“A staggeringly beautiful (and empty) beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

Ryde Beach is one of the Isle of Wight's best kept secrets. You could travel the world and not find a better one. There are miles of golden sand - far too much to ever be crowded, and when the tide is out it seems like you can walk almost half-way to Portsmouth - and its only 10 minutes from the mainland by Hovercraft!

Visited June 2013
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Thank SouthseaMush
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“What a fantastic location!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

We've just spent four days in Rude with my 6 year old grand daughter. We'd planned to travel round the island but there was no need because Ryde had everything she needed: the most amazing, safe beach, free play parks, a children's fun fair ( £8.99 for an armband allowing limitless goes on most rides weekdays all day and £5.99 on Saturdays 2-5) swan pedaloes (£4.50 for a 2 seater buys you 20 minutes) a long flat promenade for walks or cycling, an ice rink and bowling alley if it rains and, should you want to explore further afield, buses and trains nearby.

I forgot to mention the best, free activity of all: crabbing! You can buy a net for under £4.00, make yourself comfortable on the harbour wall then leave them to it! If, like us, you have your own small boat - bilge keeler as the harbour dries out - you can sit on deck and leave them to catch crabs from the pontoon. Don't forget a bucket though; they'll catch loads!

Do look at the tide times before choosing when to go; the tide goes out a very long way! Plan to be there 2 hours either side of high water. Why go abroad when you can have a beautiful location here. The views of The Solent and Portsmouth at stunning!

Visited August 2013
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