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  1. Add Earl Mountbatten Monument to your Itinerary

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    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…

  2. Add The Marconi Monument at The Needles Landmark Attraction to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    Situated within Needles Park is the world famous Marconi Monument, which marks the precise location where Guglielmo Marconi undertook his pioneering work at the end of the 19th Century, which led to radio and all telecommunications as we know it…

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

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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

  4. Add Quarr Abbey to your Itinerary

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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.

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

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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…

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

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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.

  7. Add North Street, Brighstone - Village Library & Museum to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    BRIGHSTONE

    The picturesque thatched vernacular and much photographed Grade II listed cottages owned by the National Trust in North Street include the Community Library and a free museum.

  8. Add The Needles Old Battery to your Itinerary

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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. War Memorial Gardens

    Add War Memorial Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Modern Time

    BEMBRIDGE

    WIGHT IN BLOOM 2015 AWARD - HIGHLY COMMENDED (BEST COMMUNITY FLORAL PROJECT).

    Visit the site to view the war memorial and the gardens located in the village of Bembridge. The War Memorial Gardens is located at the junction of the High Street and…

  10. Add Northwood House - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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    Special Interest

    WEST COWES

    Bought 1793, and extensively renovated in 1837, Northwood House was part of a huge estate owned by the Ward family. The manor house was the venue for Victorian high society balls and parties, many of which were attended by Queen Victoria, Prince

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

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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…

  12. Add Egypt Point -  Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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    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

  13. Add Island Planetarium to your Itinerary

    Tourism For All

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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.

  14. Add Brading Station Heritage Exhibition and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    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…

  15. Add Tennyson Monument to your Itinerary

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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…

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

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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…

  17. Add The Needles New Battery to your Itinerary

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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…

  18. Add Bembridge Windmill to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Windmill

    Bembridge

    Educational school visits available but must be pre-booked and have NT guide. Special charge applies. Please contact property for details.

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

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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

  20. Add Dimbola Museum and Galleries to your Itinerary

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    Museum

    FRESHWATER BAY

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

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