The traditional seaside resort
of Sandown is one of the sunniest spots in Britain
and boasts the Isle of Wight’s only surviving
pleasure pier. It is also a paradise for
The world-famous seafront museum, Dinosaur Isle, has skeletons and bones aplenty.
A walk along the six-mile beach and the multi-coloured Culver Cliff (which has its own dinosaur, Yaverlandia) may well turn up still-uncollected fossils.
If you pay a visit make sure to keep your eyes DOWN because the island has some of the world's best preserved dinosaur remains.
It has at least 15 types and a new species is discovered on average here every three weeks. Nearby is one of the oldest vineyards in Britain, Adgestone, as well as the island’s zoo.