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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.

  2. 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!

  3. Add Shanklin Chine to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

  4. 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…

  5. Add Isle of Wight Steam Railway to your Itinerary

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    Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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    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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    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 Newport Minster to your Itinerary

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    Newport Minster

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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.

  8. Add The Needles Old Battery to your Itinerary

    The Needles Old Battery

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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. *…

  9. 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…

  10. 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,…

  11. Add Quarr Abbey to your Itinerary

    Quarr Abbey

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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.

  12. Add Carisbrooke Castle Museum to your Itinerary

    Carisbrooke Castle Museum

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    Museum

    NEWPORT

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

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

    Newport Minster - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Type:

    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

  14. 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…

  15. Add The Needles Old Battery & New Battery to your Itinerary

    The Needles Old Battery & New Battery

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

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

  16. Add Island Planetarium to your Itinerary

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    Island Planetarium

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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.

  17. Add Oldest Timber House to your Itinerary

    Oldest Timber House

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    Type:

    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 Egypt Point -  Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Egypt Point - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Type:

    Special Interest

    WEST COWES

    The coastal viewpoint between Cowes and Gurnard was one of Queen Victoria's favourite places. The Queen had an irresistibly romantic nature and it was from here that she enjoyed the magnificent sunsets and a panoramic view of the Solent which

  19. Add Farringford to your Itinerary

    Farringford

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  20. Add Alum Bay & Needles Rocks at The Needles Landmark Attraction to your Itinerary

    Alum Bay & Needles Rocks at The Needles Landmark Attraction

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    ALUM BAY:

    Alum Bay is well known for its multi-coloured sand cliffs and the area is also renowned for its stunning views across the Solent. Many homes around the world have a glass object filled with sand as a memento of a visit to Alum Bay and…

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