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  1. Add Osborne to your Itinerary

    Osborne

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    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 Isle of Wight Steam Railway to your Itinerary

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    Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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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…

  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 Carisbrooke Castle to your Itinerary

    Carisbrooke Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    NEWPORT

    Visit Carisbrooke Castle and enjoy over 800 years of history!

  5. Add Shanklin Chine to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine

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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

    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 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.

  8. Add Brading Roman Villa to your Itinerary

    Brading Roman Villa

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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.

  9. Add 1970 Isle of Wight Festival site to your Itinerary

    1970 Isle of Wight Festival site

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    Historic Site

    FRESHWATER

    Visit the legendary site of the original 1970 Isle of Wight Festival.

    V-DUB ISLAND - 14TH AUGUST 2014 - 18TH AUGUST.
    This year V-Dub Island (now in its Fourth year) has moved to its new site - East Afton Farm – home of the world’s largest music…

  10. Add The 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane to your Itinerary

    The 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane

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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. …

  11. Add Sir Robert Holmes Monument to your Itinerary

    Sir Robert Holmes Monument

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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…

  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 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.

  14. Add Earl of Yarborough Monument to your Itinerary

    Earl of Yarborough Monument

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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…

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

    Newport Minster - Victoria's Island Trail

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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

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

    Carisbrooke Castle - Victoria's Island Trail

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    Type:

    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 Tennyson Monument to your Itinerary

    Tennyson Monument

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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…

  18. Add Queen Victoria Memorial to your Itinerary

    Queen Victoria Memorial

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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…

  19. Add Earl Mountbatten Monument to your Itinerary

    Earl Mountbatten Monument

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    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…

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

    Prince Consort Building - Victoria's Island Trail

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    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…

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