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Escape to Adventure Island

100+ Adventures Highlights

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  1. Add #7 - Take a leap of faith from the rocks on a coasteering adventure to your Itinerary

    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...

  2. Add #12 - Ride The Needles chairlift and take in one of the Island's most iconic views to your Itinerary

    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...

  3. Add #28 - Discover palm trees and prehistoric plants at Ventnor Botanic Gardens to your Itinerary

    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...

  4. Add #20 - We Dino Dare you to enter “Restricted Area 5” at Blackgang Chine to your Itinerary

    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...

  5. Add #37 - Glide along and save your legs on a segway experience to your Itinerary

    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...

  6. Add #16 - Light up your night at the Electric Woods to your Itinerary

    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...

  7. Add #3 - Smash the lap record on an all-weather karting track to your Itinerary

    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...

  8. Add #47 - Have a vintage holiday in a shiny airstream with Vintage Vacations to your Itinerary

    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...

  9. Add #34 - Take a night time walk through the illuminated chine at Shanklin to your Itinerary

    Shanklin

    Within one of the Isle of Wight’s bustling seaside resorts you will find the tranquillity of Shanklin Chine. The historic gorge has been charming visitors since 1817, making it perhaps the oldest of the Island’s purpose-built attractions.

    Some...

  10. Add #66 - Discover the Town Hall without a town at Newtown to your Itinerary

    Newport

    Amongst fields and a few houses on a single track road sits Newtown Town Hall, an oddity in British political history.

    For some time, Newtown was a notable medieval town but despite dwindling to a hamlet it was given the right to send two MPs to...

  11. Add #53 – Muddy your boots at the UK’s largest Walking Festival to your Itinerary

    ISLANDWIDE

    It is often said that the best way to explore the Isle of Wight is on foot, and the Isle of Wight Walking Festival serves up a packed programme of events which are perfect for doing just that – more than any other walking festival in the UK!

    With...

  12. #40 - Take a tour round a 2000 year old Roman Villa

    Add #40 - Take a tour round a 2000 year old Roman Villa to your Itinerary

    Sandown

    Step back 2000 years to a time when the Romans knew the Isle of Wight as Vectis and built an impressive villa in Brading. The remains of the courtyard Villa were first uncovered by a Victorian farmer who was punching holes for a sheep pen. The site...

  13. Add #27 - Search through secret pools at low tide at Freshwater Bay to your Itinerary

    Freshwater

    There is something soothing about the sound of Freshwater Bay, with its flint and chalk pebbles which are constantly pulled up and down the shore by the sea’s powerful waves.

    Many visitors try out watersports from the Bay, such as kayaking or...

  14. Add #90 - Spend the night at a King's Prison in the Bowling Green Apartments at Carisbrooke to your Itinerary

    Newport

    The walls of Carisbrooke Castle have faced the approaching Spanish Armada and have held a King captive after civil war defeat. Become part of its history by spending a week in the Bowling Green Apartment which sits across the courtyard from where...

  15. Add #72 - Order a seaside takeaway and dig into pizza on the beach to your Itinerary

    FRESHWATER

    For many the quintessential seaside takeaway would have to be the British classic, Fish and Chips, eaten out of newspaper or a cone with a wooden fork. We can offer you this on the Isle of Wight, but we can also take it to the next level.

    How...

  16. Add #59 - Glamp up your holiday with a sustainable stay in Tom's eco-lodges to your Itinerary

    Yarmouth

    Enjoy the great outdoors with the comforts of the indoors by camping in an eco-lodge, which you’ll find on farmland near the West Wight town of Freshwater. There are five lodges on the campsite each of which offer sea views and can cater for up to 8...

  17. Add #95 - Battle cut-throat pirates to win the minigolf challenge at Shanklin Seafront to your Itinerary

    Shanklin

    Shanklin’s Pirates’ Cove Adventure course is one of half a dozen places where you can play crazy golf on the Isle of Wight. The Esplanade course has 18 holes, which sit alongside other attractions such as a rollercoaster, trampolines and bouncy...

  18. #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...

  19. #58 - Explore an English vineyard at Rosemary Vineyard

    Add #58 - Explore an English vineyard at Rosemary Vineyard to your Itinerary

    Ryde

    Get a taste of life on an English vineyard at a pretty farm on the outskirts of Ryde.

    The Isle of Wight’s warmer climate allows Rosemary’s Vineyard to offer a selection of wines, juices, ciders and liqueurs – all of which are made from their own...

  20. Add #45 - Launch a kite over the white cliffs of Tennyson Down to your Itinerary

    Freshwater

    The Alfred Tennyson monument, which sits at the top of the Down also bearing his name, is the second most recognisable landmark in the west of the Island, after the nearby Needles Rocks and Lighthouse. A pleasant walk from Freshwater Bay to the top...

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