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

    Osborne - Victoria's Island Trail

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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…

  2. Add Shanklin Chine to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine

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    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

  3. 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!

  4. 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.

    Awards

    • Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020We're Good to Go
  5. 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

    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
  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 Shanklin Chine - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine - Victoria's Island Trail

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    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
  8. Add Oldest Timber House to your Itinerary

    Oldest Timber House

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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…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  9. Add Newport Roman Villa to your Itinerary

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    Newport Roman Villa

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    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.

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    From:
    6 Apr 2020to28 Sept 2020
  10. 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
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    7 Nov 2020to22 Dec 2020
  11. Add Prince Consort Building - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Prince Consort Building - Victoria's Island Trail

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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…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  12. 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.

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    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  13. Add The Royal - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    The Royal - Victoria's Island Trail

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    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…

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    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  14. Add Round Barrows to your Itinerary

    Round Barrows

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    Historic Site

    BROOK

    Hoards of Bronze Age (2,300 - 700 BC) implements and weapons, and also round barrow cemeteries, have been found throughout the Island. Although many no longer survive, over 300 round barrows have been recorded.

    Round barrows are 'bowl,' 'bell' or…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020
  15. Add Dimbola Museum and Galleries to your Itinerary

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    Dimbola Museum and Galleries

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    Type:

    Museum

    FRESHWATER BAY

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

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to30 Sept 2020
  16. Add The Needles New Battery to your Itinerary

    The Needles New Battery

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    Type:

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

    Carisbrooke Castle - Victoria's Island Trail

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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

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to30 Sept 2020
    From:
    1 Oct 2020to31 Oct 2020
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    1 Nov 2020to19 Feb 2021
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    20 Feb 2021to24 Feb 2021
    From:
    1 Mar 2021to31 Mar 2021
  19. 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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    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…

    Dates

    From:
    5 Jan 2020to18 Dec 2020
  20. 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

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