Things to do in Isle of Wight
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
BOB COOPERS SHOOTING GROUND
Hulvestone, Isle Of Wight
Bob Cooper offers a range of activities from basic tuition for those who have never held a gun before, through sporting clays to simulated game. Please call us to arrange your stag or hen party, corporate event or private function. All train...
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...
ALLENDALE EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
Newport Road, Godshill, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 3LY
BHS approved riding establishment, training and examination centre. Top quality tuition from BHS registered instructors. Situated on a bridleway with hacking in stunning countryside. We offer hacks from one hour to a full day (including pub lunch)...
MEDINA VALLEY CENTRE
Dodnor Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5TE
Medina Valley Centre is a Christian charity located on the sheltered banks of the Medina river, which means conditions are particularly favourable for novices. We have a fleet of open canoes as well as a fleet of sit-on kayaks and so can offer tas...
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...
Quay Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2HB
Passenger Hovercraft services from Southsea to Ryde on the Isle Of Wight. Crossing time only 10 minutes - the fastest route across the Solent. Easy online booking.
Museums & Galleries
MUSEUM OF ISLAND HISTORY
The Guildhall, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight
The museum traces island history using touch screen computer technology and hands-on exhibits.
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