Attractions in Isle of Wight
Museums & Galleries
COWES MARITIME MUSEUM
Beckford Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Display features the maritime history of the Isle of Wight and includes models, paintings and photographic materials of yachting. Located within Cowes Public Library.
THE NEEDLES PARK
Alum Bay, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight, P039 0JD
Set in heritage coastline, offering a range of attractions for all. The spectacular chairlift to the beach provides marvellous views of the Island's famous landmark and naturally coloured sand cliffs. Visit the sand shop and create your own uni
SHANKLIN CHINE - Shanklin Old Village - HISTORIC GORGE
Office: 12 Pomona Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6PF
Part of our national heritage and the Island's very first tourist attraction, this scenic gorge in sandstone cliffs, with waterfalls and stream leads down to the beach. Rare flora and fauna, Nature Trail and historic features. Exhibits include
Museums & Galleries
THE CLASSIC BOAT MUSEUM
Columbine Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32&6RE
Based at East Cowes the Classic Boat Museum and Gallery is home to an brilliant collection of sailing and power boats, of both local and national interest. Our overall goal is to preserve and present the best boats that highlight the craftsman...
Steam & Miniature Railways
ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY
The Railway Station, Havenstreet, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4DS
Settle back in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages and take a 10-mile ride behind a vintage steam locomotive through some of the Island’s unspoilt countryside. The principal station at Havenstreet has a museum, shop, station
LILLIPUT MUSEUM OF ANTIQUE DOLLS & TOYS
High Street, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DJ
This cottage museum contains one of the finest and most comprehensive Private Collections of old and antique dolls and toys in Great Britain. With over 2000 exhibits on display dating circa 2000BC to 1950AD. The collection has been widely exhibite...
SORROWFUL & IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY
The Catholic Parish of Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2RG
The Countess of Clare built St. Mary's Church in the 19th Century. It was designed by Joseph Hansom and is regarded as one of the finest early Victorian Catholic churches in England. The beautiful stained glass windows were added between 1860 and ...