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  1. Add Carisbrooke Castle to your Itinerary

    Carisbrooke Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    NEWPORT

    Visit Carisbrooke Castle and enjoy over 800 years of history!

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    From:
    29 Mar 2021to31 Dec 2021

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go
  2. Add Isle of Wight Steam Railway to your Itinerary

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    Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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    Steam Railway

    HAVENSTREET

    Inspiring, surprising and Award-Winning… Equally appealing to adults and families, your visit to The Isle of Wight Steam Railway will charm, engage and captivate, leaving you with some lasting memories of a special day out..

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    From:
    12 Apr 2021to1 Jan 2022

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go
  3. Add Osborne to your Itinerary

    Osborne

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    Historic House / Palace

    EAST COWES

    Step into Queen Victoria’s favourite country home and experience a world unchanged since the monarch died here just over 100 years ago.

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021We're Good to Go
  4. Add Osborne - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Osborne - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Historic House / Palace

    EAST COWES

    Designed by Prince Albert in an Italianate style, Osborne was the much-loved seaside home of Queen Victoria, her husband and their nine children. Osborne was a regal dwelling but also very much a private family home that reflected the royal family’s…

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    1 Apr 2021to30 Sept 2021
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    1 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021
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    1 Nov 2021to14 Nov 2021
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    15 Nov 2021to23 Dec 2021
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    24 Dec 2021to26 Dec 2021
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    20 Feb 2022to24 Feb 2022
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    1 Mar 2022to31 Mar 2022
  5. Add St. Mildred's Church - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    St. Mildred's Church - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Church / Chapel

    EAST COWES

    Just a short carriage ride from Osborne, St Mildred’s Church, Whippingham was redesigned by Prince Albert, and rebuilt in a style considered to be more suitable for the royal family. The family worshipped at St Mildred’s when in residence at Osborne…

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    From:
    1 Apr 2021to31 Oct 2021
  6. Add Tennyson Monument to your Itinerary

    Tennyson Monument

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    Historic Site

    FRESHWATER

    The imposing memorial to Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the Victorian Poet Laureate, stands on the highest point of Tennyson Down (formerly High Down), a long chalk ridge with sheer cliffs on its south side.

    A late work designed by J.L. Pearson, it…

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  7. Add Bembridge Windmill to your Itinerary

    Bembridge Windmill

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    Windmill

    BEMBRIDGE

    Built around 1700 this is the only surviving windmill on the Island and has most of its original machinery intact on four floors which are accessed by steep steps. It was in operation throughout the Victorian period and only closed in 1913.…

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    18 May 2021to20 Sept 2021
  8. Add Prince Consort Building - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Prince Consort Building - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Special Interest

    RYDE

    Now a private residence, the Prince Consort building was previously known as the Royal Victoria Yacht Club and overlooks the Solent from the western end of the esplanade at Ryde. It was built as a private place for the Queen, because the Royal Yacht…

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  9. Add Church Litten Park Gateway to your Itinerary

    Church Litten Park Gateway

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    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    Church Litten was the burial ground for St. Thomas's Church, Newport. The cemetery dates back to 1583, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. It was formed shortly after Newport was hit by the plague. Previously Newport had no burial ground, being part…

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  10. Add Island Planetarium and Robert Hooke Exhibition to your Itinerary

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    Island Planetarium and Robert Hooke Exhibition

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    Observatory / Planetarium

    YARMOUTH

    The Island Planetarium has been "Reaching for the Stars" for over 25 years, offering a fascinating virtual journey through time and space in our immersive ASTRODOME 360 STAR-THEATRE. This man-made Universe, stimulates your mind and imagination.

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    From:
    9 Aug 2021to31 Oct 2021
  11. Add The Needles Landmark Attraction - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    The Needles Landmark Attraction - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Family Fun & Activities

    ALUM BAY

    The Marconi Monument at The Needles Landmark Attraction commemorates the spot where Guglielmo Marconi set up his revolutionary wireless equipment and sent the very first wireless transmission. In August 1898, Queen Victoria was said to be…

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    2 Jan 2021to24 Dec 2021
  12. Add Earl Mountbatten Monument to your Itinerary

    Earl Mountbatten Monument

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    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    Earl Mountbatten of Burma was the last Governor of the Isle of Wight. He held the position from 1965 until his death in 1979. He was killed by a bomb planted by the IRA that exploded on the boat he was sailing off the coast of the Republic of…

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  13. Add Newport Minster - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Newport Minster - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Church / Chapel

    NEWPORT

    Initially rebuilt by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert because they thought it wasn’t suitable to house the remains of Princess Elizabeth, Charles 1’s daughter, Prince Albert laid the foundation stone for the new church in 1854. Queen Victoria also

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  14. Add Blackgang Chine - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Blackgang Chine - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Adventure Park / Playground

    CHALE

    Blackgang Chine received the royal seal of approval when Queen Victoria visited in August 1853 to see the skeleton of the whale that had washed up near the Needles – it was Blackgang Chine’s very first attraction which is still on view today.

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    19 Mar 2021to4 Nov 2021
  15. Add Queen Victoria Memorial to your Itinerary

    Queen Victoria Memorial

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    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    This elaborate memorial by Percy Stone is in front of the County Club in Newport, close to the corner with High Street. Queen Victoria died in 1901 and the memorial was unveiled two years later.

    Its triangular base, with concave sides, stands on…

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  16. Add The 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane to your Itinerary

    The 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    WEST COWES

    You cannot miss this massive dockyard crane at the mouth of the River Medina at Cowes. You can see it as you walk out of Cowes along the Birmingham Road, as you approach the chain ferry from East Cowes, and as you come into Cowes from the sea. …

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  17. Add Carisbrooke Castle - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Carisbrooke Castle - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    NEWPORT

    A royal prison in the Civil War of 1642 – 1651, part of Carisbrooke was used as a residence by Princess Beatrice from 1912 onwards. After the death of her husband in 1896, she was appointed Governor and lived with her mother Queen Victoria at

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    1 Apr 2021to30 Sept 2021
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    1 Oct 2021to31 Oct 2021
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    1 Nov 2021to19 Feb 2022
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    20 Feb 2022to24 Feb 2022
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    1 Mar 2022to31 Mar 2022
  18. Add Farringford to your Itinerary

    Farringford

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    Type:

    Garden

    FRESHWATER BAY

    Farringford on the Isle of Wight was home to Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate from 1850 until his death in 1892.

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    19 May 2021to23 Oct 2021
  19. Add Round Barrows to your Itinerary

    Round Barrows

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    Historic Site

    BROOK

    Hoards of Bronze Age (2,300 - 700 BC) implements and weapons, and also round barrow cemeteries, have been found throughout the Island. Although many no longer survive, over 300 round barrows have been recorded.

    Round barrows are 'bowl,' 'bell' or…

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    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  20. Add Shanklin Chine - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    First opened to the public in 1817, the young Princess Victoria visited Shanklin Chine aged 14 with her mother in 1833. Entry was via Fisherman’s Cottage (open as a pub today) where local fisherman and smuggler William Colenutt charged an entrance…

    Dates

    From:
    8 Apr 2021to3 Nov 2021

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