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  1. Add Carisbrooke Castle to your Itinerary

    Carisbrooke Castle

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    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    NEWPORT

    Visit Carisbrooke Castle and enjoy over 800 years of history!

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

    Osborne - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Type:

    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…

  3. Add Shanklin Chine to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

  4. Add Osborne to your Itinerary

    Osborne

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    Type:

    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.

  5. Add Isle of Wight Steam Railway to your Itinerary

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    Isle of Wight Steam Railway

    Type

    Type:

    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

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

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    Type:

    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 Queen Victoria Memorial to your Itinerary

    Queen Victoria Memorial

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    Type:

    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…

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

    The Royal - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Type:

    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…

  9. Add Church Litten Park Gateway to your Itinerary

    Church Litten Park Gateway

    Type

    Type:

    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…

  10. Add Brading Roman Villa to your Itinerary

    Brading Roman Villa

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    Type:

    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.

  11. Add Quarr Abbey to your Itinerary

    Quarr Abbey

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  12. Add Newport Roman Villa to your Itinerary

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    Newport Roman Villa

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    On the edge of Newport town centre, the remains of this Roman farmhouse are well worth discovering. The villa has one of the finest bath suites in southern England and there are hands on activities for all of the family.

  13. Add The Needles Old Battery to your Itinerary

    The Needles Old Battery

    Type

    Type:

    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. *…

  14. Add Dimbola Museum and Galleries to your Itinerary

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    Dimbola Museum and Galleries

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    FRESHWATER BAY

    Home and workplace of the internationally acclaimed Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.

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

    The Needles Landmark Attraction - Victoria's Island Trail

    Type

    Type:

    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…

  16. Add Blackgang Chine - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Blackgang Chine - Victoria's Island Trail

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  17. Add Newtown Old Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Newtown Old Town Hall

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    Newtown

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

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

    Prince Consort Building - Victoria's Island Trail

    Type

    Type:

    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…

  19. Add Earl of Yarborough Monument to your Itinerary

    Earl of Yarborough Monument

    Type

    Type:

    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…

  20. Add Queen Victoria's Church (St. Mildred's) to your Itinerary

    Queen Victoria's Church (St. Mildred's)

    Type

    Type:

    Church / Chapel

    EAST COWES

    This is the church used by Queen Victoria when she was in residence at Osborne House.

    The church is run by volunteers and there is a guide on duty in the church. 

    Exhibition located within the Church and Church Centre:

    There is a…

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