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  1. 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.

  2. Add Newport Roman Villa to your Itinerary

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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.

  3. 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

  4. Add Newtown Old Town Hall to your Itinerary

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    Historic Site

    Newtown

    This ancient building is the only remaining evidence of the former importance of Newtown.

  5. Add Earl of Yarborough Monument to your Itinerary

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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...

  6. Add The Needles Landmark Attraction - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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    Family Fun & Activities

    ALUM BAY

    The Marconi Monument at The Needles Landmark Attraction commemorates the spot where Guglielmo Marconi set up his revolutionary wireless equipment and sent the very first wireless transmission. In August 1898, Queen Victoria was said to be...

  7. Add Ventnor Botanic Garden - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

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    Botanic Garden

    St Lawrence

    The former Royal National Hospital for Diseases of the Chest, founded in 1868 in the Victorian heyday of ‘taking the cure’ at the seaside is now Ventnor Botanic Garden. The “Chusan Palm” Trachycarpus fortune are the oldest palms in the British Isles...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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.

  10. Add Brading Roman Villa to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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...

  13. 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

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. Add Carisbrooke Castle Museum to your Itinerary

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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.

  17. 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...

  18. 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

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

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