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  1. 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.

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go
  2. Add Isle of Wight Steam Railway to your Itinerary

    Tourism For All

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    Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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    Type:

    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.

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go
  3. 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…

  4. Add Shanklin Chine to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

  5. 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!

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go
  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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    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 Farringford to your Itinerary

    Farringford

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    Historic House / Palace

    FRESHWATER BAY

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

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
    From:
    1 Jan 2021to31 Dec 2021
  8. Add The Needles New Battery to your Itinerary

    The Needles New Battery

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    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    *The underground rooms of the New Battery situated next to the bus turning point contain an exhibition about the secret rocket testing carried out on the site in the 1950s and 60s. * Refreshment kiosk serving drinks, ice cream and snacks.

    Open…

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2020to28 Oct 2020
  9. Add Farringford - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Farringford - Victoria's Island Trail

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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,…

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  10. Add Earl of Yarborough Monument to your Itinerary

    Earl of Yarborough Monument

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    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…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  11. Add Brading Station Heritage Exhibition and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Brading Station Heritage Exhibition and Visitor Centre

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    BRADING

    BRADING STATION HERITAGE EXHIBITION & VISITOR CENTRE: Brading station forms the gateway to the wonderful historic town of Brading. It remains an operational railway station on the Island Line Railway with direct connections to the Wightlink ferry…

    Dates

    From:
    1 May 2020to31 Oct 2020
  12. Add The Needles Old Battery & New Battery to your Itinerary

    The Needles Old Battery & New Battery

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    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    A spectacularly sited, cliff top fort overlooking The Needles Rocks, in the care of the National Trust.

    Dates

    From:
    10 Mar 2020to3 Nov 2020
    From:
    7 Nov 2020to22 Dec 2020
  13. Add Queen Victoria's Church (St. Mildred's) to your Itinerary

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

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    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…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to31 Oct 2020
  14. Add Tennyson Monument to your Itinerary

    Tennyson Monument

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    Type:

    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…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  15. Add Newport Minster to your Itinerary

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    Newport Minster

    Type

    Type:

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  16. Add Earl Mountbatten Monument to your Itinerary

    Earl Mountbatten Monument

    Type

    Type:

    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…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  17. Add The Needles Landmark Attraction - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    The Needles Landmark Attraction - Victoria's Island Trail

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    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…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2020to24 Dec 2020
  18. Add Carisbrooke Castle Museum to your Itinerary

    Carisbrooke Castle Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    NEWPORT

    Carisbrooke Castle Museum is the only public museum in the UK founded by a member of the Royal family.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Oct 2020
    From:
    1 Nov 2020to26 Mar 2021
  19. Add Blackgang Chine - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Blackgang Chine - Victoria's Island Trail

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    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.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Mar 2020to4 Nov 2020
  20. Add Shanklin Chine - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Type:

    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 2020to3 Nov 2020

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