Camping with the family gives you the chance to unwind and reconnect with each other, plus it makes for a fun-filled, yet affordable, holiday with the small people. The great outdoors, an active adventure or just getting away from it all, a camping and caravanning holiday offers all of this and more!

camping on the isle of wight

The fun begins as soon as you step on the ferry and leave the mainland behind, with the journey adding to the element of excitement. Once here, take your pick from numerous campsites and touring parks all designed to keep the whole family entertained.

Here are our top 5 reasons why the Island should be your number one choice for your 2018 adventure…

No. 1 Beaches 

We have loads of them. Beaches for sitting on, beaches for walking on, beaches for swimming, beaches for surfing, beaches for dogs, you name it, we probably have a beach for it. Whatever the weather, they are always open.

Isle of Wight beaches - Shanklin

No. 2 Walking & Cycling 

We have over 500 miles of walking routes and 200 miles of cycle paths, traversing woodlands, countryside and coast. Hike across our chalk downs, cruise through farmland or stroll along our promenades, there is something for everyone, however much (or little) effort you wish to put in!

No 3. The Food

This little island is fast becoming the foodie capital of the south-coast. Local produce abounds thanks to our fertile soils and extra hours of sunshine. From country pubs, coastal cafes, fancy-pants dining and everything in between, you can certainly get your fill.

No 4. Picture Perfect

There will be plenty of photo opportunities here. Quaint villages complete with chocolate box cottages; wild and rugged seas and our spectacular sunsets all make for instagram-worthy snaps to show the folks back home.

Isle of Wight villages

No 5. History 

Queen Victoria, Alfred Lord Tennyson and Lewis Carroll can’t all have been wrong. Find out what attracted such illustrious visitors to the Island and discover our rich heritage and culture.

Plus, we are super-easy to get to, with fast and reliable services everyday.

There are a number of choices for both foot passengers and vehicles, with ferry services running from Lymington, Southampton and Portsmouth. Crossing the Solent is all part of the experience of travelling to the Isle of Wight.

Fast passenger services from Portsmouth and Southampton can take less than 20 minutes, whilst car ferries can complete the journey in as little as 40 minutes.

So why not come and see for yourself - read the Isle of Wight Camping & Caravanning 2018 Guide here.




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