Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Isle of Wight Heritage

Search Things to Do

What:
Where:
Name / Keyword:

Search Things to Do

What:
Where:

Number of results:

Number of results: 53

, currently showing 41 to 53.

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

    Type

    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...

  2. Add Queen Victoria Memorial to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    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...

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

    Type

    Type:

    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 The Needles Old Battery & New Battery to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    A spectacularly sited, cliff top fort overlooking The Needles Rocks, in the care of the National Trust.

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

    Type

    Type:

    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...

  6. Add Newport Roman Villa to your Itinerary

    Tourism For All

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Information

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  7. Add Alum Bay & Needles Rocks at The Needles Landmark Attraction to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    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...

  8. Add Ventnor Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Tourism For All

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Information

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    VENTNOR

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

  9. Add Carisbrooke Castle Museum to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    NEWPORT

    Carisbrooke Castle Museum is the only public museum in the UK founded by a member of the Royal family.

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

    Type

    Type:

    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...

  11. Add Farringford - Victoria's Island Trail to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    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,...

  12. Old Town Hall Museum

    Add Old Town Hall Museum to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    BRADING

    Well-preserved ancient relics and history of Brading.

  13. Add Literary Heroes Trail Farringford to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    FRESHWATER BAY

    The writers Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Charles Kingsley, William Allingham, Coventry Patmore and Henry Longfellow were among many...

tweet, follow, share....join in!