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  1. Add Isle of Wight Steam Railway to your Itinerary

    Tourism For All

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Information

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    Steam Railway

    HAVENSTREET


    CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR TICKET ON-LINE (SAVE by booking online in advance of your visit).

    Inspiring, Surprising and Award-Winning … Equally appealing to adults and families, your visit to The Isle of Wight Steam Railway will charm, engage and...

  2. Add Carisbrooke Castle to your Itinerary

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    Castle / Fort

    NEWPORT

    Visit Carisbrooke Castle and enjoy over 800 years of history!

  3. Add Osborne - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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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...

  4. Add Osborne to your Itinerary

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    Historic House / Palace

    EAST COWES

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

  5. Add Shanklin Chine to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

  6. Add St. Mildred's Church - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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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...

  7. Add Shanklin Chine - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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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...

  8. Add Island Planetarium to your Itinerary

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    Observatory / Planetarium

    YARMOUTH

    The Island Planetarium has been "Reaching for the Stars" for over 20 years, offering a fascinating journey through time & space; stimulating your imagination & mind, in our astrodome theatre & exhibition.

  9. Add Newtown Old Town Hall to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    Newtown

    This ancient building is the only remaining evidence of the former importance of Newtown.

  10. Add Tennyson Monument to your Itinerary

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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...

  11. Add Farringford - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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    Special Interest

    FRESHWATER BAY

    The Isle of Wight retreat of Poet Laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Farringford was the centre of the Freshwater Circle group of writers, artists and intellectuals.Tennyson was a regular guest at Osborne. Prince Albert visited Farringford in 1856,...

  12. Add The Royal - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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    Victorian

    VENTNOR

    In Victorian times Ventnor became a fashionable holiday and health resort not least because Sir James Clark, Queen Victoria's surgeon recommended the health-giving properties of Ventnor's climate. The Ventnor Hotel was re-named The Royal Hotel after...

  13. Add The 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane to your Itinerary

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    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. ...

  14. Add The Needles Old Battery to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    * Victorian coastal defence * Spectacularly sited cliff top fort with the best views of The Needles Rocks. * Regularly updated exhibitions and displays. * Intriguing history brought to life comic-book style. * Memorabilia from World War II. *...

  15. Add Sir Robert Holmes Monument to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    YARMOUTH

    Sir Robert Holmes, an adventurer with a record of overseas exploits, was a prominent local figure; he became Captain (Governor) of the Island in 1668. The present George Hotel in Yarmouth was probably his house at the time of his death in 1692...

  16. Add Brading Roman Villa to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    BRADING

    Have a day out with a difference at Brading Roman Villa. Visit one of the finest Roman sites in the UK, the award winning Visitor Centre and Museum offers a unique insight into Roman life in Britain.

  17. Add Oldest Timber House to your Itinerary

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    Historic House / Palace

    BRADING

    A black and white building in the heart of Brading village is thought to be the oldest timber-framed house on the Island. Despite its prettified appearance, it is substantially a two-bay jettied timber-framed house dating from around 1600 or earlier...

  18. Add Bembridge Windmill to your Itinerary

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    Windmill

    Bembridge

    Educational school visits available but must be pre-booked and have NT guide. Special charge applies. Please contact property for details.

  19. Add Quarr Abbey to your Itinerary

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    Abbey / Priory

    RYDE

    Quarr Abbey is a working Benedictine monastery and is set in beautiful and peaceful surroundings and can be found just outside of Ryde.

  20. Add Newport Minster - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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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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