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"The Pepperpot"

"The Pepperpot"

St Catherine's Oratory above Blackgang

Places To Visit on Isle Of Wight

There are a variety of places to visit on the Isle of Wight all year round which will suit all ages, budgets, interests and weathers!

If you are looking for relaxing break ideas you can enjoy some of the Island’s history and heritage attractions, or our range of museums, galleries and exhibitions. For family fun and adventure try some of our theme parks, animal attractions, carnivals and special events, or get involved in some of the exciting outdoor activities that are available.

Wherever you go on the Isle of Wight you will see evidence of its fascinating past, which stretches all the way back to the time of the dinosaurs. Visit Roman villas, medieval castles and historic houses which showcase much of the Island’s rich heritage, then discover historic landmarks such as the medieval St Catherine’s Oratory (also known as the “Pepperpot”) and the Megalithic Mottistone Longstone, as you explore the varied landscapes across the Island.

We have some great character towns and villages, each with their own charm and lots of reasons to visit. These are great if you are looking for a day out shopping, or something to do on a rainy day. You can find plenty to keep you busy with a range of shops and cafes.

The Isle of Wight currently has the highest number of award-winning beaches in the UK – here you can either spend your time walking, exploring, hunting for fossils, or in good weather simply sunning yourself and swimming in the sea!

Use the search box in the left hand column to browse places to visit on the Isle of Wight, or alternatively have a look at the attractions page for more ideas.

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