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Escape to Adventure Island

100+ Adventures Highlights

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  1. Totland Bay

    There can’t be many Isle of Wight visitors who don’t at some point step onto the famous chairlift at The Needles. As you emerge from the leafy launching spot you will descend down the cliffs and enjoy one of the finest views on the Island...

  2. Brading Road, Ryde

    As far back as the 1960s there were Go Karts racing around the site of the former Ryde Airport at Westridge - along with the former pavilion building which featured as a nightclub in the 1973 film “That’ll Be The Day”. Nowadays there is no sign of...

  3. Newport Road, Freshwater

    Coasteering is easily one of the most “extreme” ways to explore the Isle of Wight’s coastline, and is also one of the most varied outdoor pursuits you will find anywhere. Part climbing experience, with some swimming, jumping, ducking and diving...

  4. Ventnor

    Before the arrival of antibiotics for tuberculosis, Ventnor’s pretty Botanic Gardens were the home of the Royal National Hospital for Diseases of the Chest. The sheltered and unusually warm location on the south of the Island was a haven for those...

  5. Newport

    There has always been something enchanting about the woods at Robin Hill Country Park – which stands as one of several sites of ancient woodland on the Isle of Wight. At Electric Woods the trees are brought to life with a colourful series of...

  6. St Helens, Ryde

    Once viewed as the future of pedestrianism, the incredible feat of engineering that is the Segway has failed to find its way onto UK pavements, largely due to its slightly unfair classification as a motor vehicle. Whilst Americans in the 40 US...

  7. Ventnor

    Visitors to Britain’s oldest theme park at Blackgang Chine will often recount tales of walking through “Dinosaur Land”, where since the 1970s life size models had been lurking on the cliff-sides. Fast-forward to 2014, and “Dinosaur Land” underwent a...

  8. #69 – Settle down for a spa break

    Add #69 – Settle down for a spa break to your Itinerary

    ISLANDWIDE

    The Isle of Wight became the go to holiday destination for the Victorians, largely because it was seen as a “natural spa” of mild climates and fresh spring air. If you are looking for the ultimate getaway, then why not treat yourself to a “spa...

  9. Sandown

    Whilst several Isle of Wight piers have come and gone, Sandown’s has remained and continues to attract visitors craving a day of seaside nostalgia.

    The Victorian structure has battled its fair share of challenges over the years, including a fire...

  10. Yarmouth

    Chessell Pottery earned much of its original fame from the unmistakeable porcelain creations of its original owners. The Pottery Barn is still very much active, but has now become a far more immersive experience for visitors – inviting them to “get...

  11. Ryde

    Spare a thought for holidaymakers who came to Ryde before the arrival of its famous pier, many of whom walked across half a mile of soggy sand to reach dry land.

    With its Pier in place in 1814, the town became a bustling seaside resort and on the...

  12. Totland Bay

    RIB rides are without doubt one of the most exciting ways to get around on the water, with the lightweight and highly powered craft tending to bounce over waves rather than cut through them. Because of their speed RIBS are also one of the best ways...

  13. Sandown

    The Isle of Wight is one of the richest areas for dinosaur discovery in Europe, even being hailed the “UK’s Dinosaur Capital” by a Natural History Museum Researcher. With so much rich dinosaur heritage we recommend heading out on your very own...

  14. Brook

    Being located in one of the traditional seaside holiday destinations, the Isle of Wight beaches have seen their fair share of sandcastles built over the years. For most of us our first living memories of the beach will have included our introduction...

  15. Newport

    Undoubtedly some of the Island’s most stunning gardens are those that surround the delightful Elizabethan manor at Mottistone.

    Since 2005 the National Trust has been using the gardens, with a little help from the Isle of Wight’s microclimate, to...

  16. #101 – Stone skimming at Totland Bay

    Add #101 – Stone skimming at Totland Bay to your Itinerary

    Totland Bay

    Stone skimming is an ancient tradition of trips to the beach, passed down from generation to generation. A source of almost endless entertainment whatever your age, the “skill” of achieving the maximum number of bounces from a skimmed stone is a...

  17. Steephill Cove, Ventnor

    Past an idyllic seaside cricket pavilion and down a narrow footpath you will find Steephill Cove, one of the Isle of Wight’s most charming spots.

    On a warm day the Cove is quietly humming, with swimmers yelping and splashing in the clear waters...

  18. Ashey, Ryde

    Arriving at the Vintage Vacation’s site at Ashey you will be confronted with an impressive looking field full of shiny airstream caravans. However whilst they are impressive from the outside, the true spectacle of this holiday offering is the high...

  19. ISLANDWIDE

    Take the time to tackle the Isle of Wight coastal path on foot and you’ll be rewarded with scenery and sea air that will leave you feeling rejuvenated.

    The route offers ramblers a 67 mile circular tour of some of the most dramatic views in...

  20. Ryde

    Whilst the International Classic Car Show is not the biggest of its kind, it must certainly be up there with the best in terms of locations. Usually held over a weekend in September, this coming together of classic vehicles from around the globe...

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