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  1. Add Carisbrooke Castle to your Itinerary

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    Castle / Fort

    NEWPORT

    Visit Carisbrooke Castle and enjoy over 800 years of history!

  2. Add Shanklin Chine to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

  3. 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.

  4. 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...

  5. Add Isle of Wight Steam Railway to your Itinerary

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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...

  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 The Needles Landmark Attraction - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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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...

  8. Add Newport Minster to your Itinerary

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    Church / Chapel

    NEWPORT

    Newport Minster is the principal church of the Isle of Wight and an Island venue for concerts, exhibitions and civic events. Rebuilt by Queen Victoria it houses Princess Elizabeth’s grave and other important memorials.

  9. War Memorial Gardens

    Add War Memorial Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Modern Time

    BEMBRIDGE

    WIGHT IN BLOOM 2015 AWARD - HIGHLY COMMENDED (BEST COMMUNITY FLORAL PROJECT).

    Visit the site to view the war memorial and the gardens located in the village of Bembridge. The War Memorial Gardens is located at the junction of the High Street and...

  10. Add The Long Stone to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    MOTTISTONE

    Legend has it that St Catherine and the Devil had a contest to see who should control the Isle of Wight. The Long Stone’s tall iron sandstone pillar was supposedly thrown by St Catherine from the Down to the east which bears her name.

    At over 4m...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. Add Prince Consort Building - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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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...

  14. 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.

  15. Add Ventnor Botanic Garden - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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    Botanic Garden

    St Lawrence

    The former Royal National Hospital for Diseases of the Chest, founded in 1868 in the Victorian heyday of ‘taking the cure’ at the seaside is now Ventnor Botanic Garden. The “Chusan Palm” Trachycarpus fortune are the oldest palms in the British Isles...

  16. Add Carisbrooke Castle - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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    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

  17. Add Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation & Palaeoart Centre to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    BRIGHSTONE

    The Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation & Palaeoart Centre is run by local fossil enthusiasts. In addition to displays of fossils and palaeoart, the centre has children's activities and a fossil giftshop.

  18. Add The Marconi Monument at The Needles Landmark Attraction to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    Situated within Needles Park is the world famous Marconi Monument, which marks the precise location where Guglielmo Marconi undertook his pioneering work at the end of the 19th Century, which led to radio and all telecommunications as we know it...

  19. Add Queen Victoria Memorial to your Itinerary

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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...

  20. Add Earl of Yarborough Monument to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    BEMBRIDGE

    Charles Pelham of Brocklesby Park, Lincolnshire, was created 1st Earl of Yarborough in 1837. By marriage, he inherited Appuldurcombe, once the grandest mansion on the Isle of Wight, and it became his second home. As he was the first Commodore of the...

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