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  1. 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...

  2. Add Fort Victoria Country Park to your Itinerary

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    Castle / Fort

    YARMOUTH

    Fort Victoria, a short walk from Yarmouth, is a great family day out come rain or shine.

  3. Add The 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane to your Itinerary

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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. ...

  4. Add Calbourne Water Mill to your Itinerary

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    Water Mill

    CALBOURNE

    Set in 35 acres of stunning rural landscape, Calbourne Water Mill contains one of the oldest working water mills in the country, dating back to the Domesday Book.

  5. Add Round Barrows to your Itinerary

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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...

  6. Add Newport Minster to your Itinerary

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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.

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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.

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

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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...

  13. Add The Royal - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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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...

  14. Add Church Litten Park Gateway to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    Church Litten was the burial ground for St. Thomas's Church, Newport. The cemetery dates back to 1583, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. It was formed shortly after Newport was hit by the plague. Previously Newport had no burial ground, being part...

  15. 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

  16. 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.

  17. 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...

  18. Add Ventnor Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    VENTNOR

    Open the door to the Victorian and Edwardian past and meet the islanders and the landscape they shaped.

  19. Add Oldest Timber House to your Itinerary

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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...

  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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