The Needles Landmark Attraction

The Needles Landmark Attraction

Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty overlooking The Needles Rocks and Lighthouse, there's breathtaking scenery and a spectacular chairlift past amazing coloured sand cliffs.

Isle of Wight, Things to do, Blackgang Chine Attraction

Blackgang Chine

Lose yourself in the Land of Imagination at Blackgang Chine…the UK’s oldest amusement park where you step out of the everyday and into a magical world where the only constraint is your own creativity…

Sledge slide at Tapnell Farm Park, Things to Do, Isle of Wight

Tapnell Farm Park

Tapnell Farm is the newest family attraction on the Isle of Wight, located near to Yarmouth in West Wight, and offers visitors a fantastic range of options to Eat, Shop, Play and Stay!

Isle of Wight, Zoo, Monkey Haven, Things to Do, Meet Your Long Lost Relatives

Monkey Haven

Whooping gibbons, mischievous monkeys, amazing owls and the naughtiest Meerkats ever! Swing by and say hello to the Island's Gold award-winning rescue centre and sanctuary.

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  1. Add Sir John Oglander's Effigy to your Itinerary

    Sir John Oglander's Effigy

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    Church / Chapel

    BRADING

    The Oglander family were manorial lords at Nunwell from at least the 12th century. Their table tombs and memorials in Brading church are amongst the finest on the Island.

    Sir John Oglander died in 1655 aged 70. His carved wooden effigy is of…

  2. 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…

  3. Add Princess Elizabeth's Monument to your Itinerary

    Princess Elizabeth's Monument

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    Church / Chapel

    NEWPORT

    Princess Elizabeth was a daughter of King Charles I. Like her father, she was imprisoned at Carisbrooke Castle. She died there in 1650 at the age of 14 after developing a chill whuile playing bowls on the lawn just weeks after her arrival.

    She is…

  4. Add Queen Victoria Memorial to your Itinerary

    Queen Victoria Memorial

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    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…

  5. Add Church Litten Park Gateway to your Itinerary

    Church Litten Park Gateway

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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…

  6. Add St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    St Mary's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    CARISBROOKE

    The village of Carisbrooke has a dominant church at the upper end of a long main street.

    The early parish was large. It is known there was an important Saxon church, but its site is uncertain. This church and six others on the Island were granted…

  7. Add All Saints Church (Godshill) to your Itinerary

    All Saints Church (Godshill)

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    Church / Chapel

    GODSHILL

    The church has an unusual plan: a double nave and chancel of roughly equal width, small transepts, porch and north west tower, mostly in sandstone. It was built in the 14th century in the Perpendicular style - characterised by window tracery that…

  8. Add All Saints Church (Freshwater) to your Itinerary

    All Saints Church (Freshwater)

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    Church / Chapel

    FRESHWATER

    The church is of Saxon origin and stands near the head of the tidal estuary of the River Yar.

    The late Saxon church had an aisle-less nave. Some of the quoins (dressed stones at the angles of a building) at its north west and south west angles…

  9. Add St Lawrence Parish Church to your Itinerary

    St Lawrence Parish Church

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    Church / Chapel

    ST LAWRENCE

    This Victorian church was designed by the architect Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1878. The interior has hardly altered since the church was built.

    The stained glass windows are mainly by Morris & Co., and date from about 1873. They were originally…

  10. Add St Mary and St Rhadegund Chapels to your Itinerary

    St Mary and St Rhadegund Chapels

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    Church / Chapel

    WHITWELL

    The church in Whitwell was really two chapels side by side. Each related to a different manor and parish. The earlier was St Rhadegund, built in the 12th century; the smaller St Mary was added to the south by around 1200. The arcade separating the…

  11. Add St Boniface Old Church to your Itinerary

    St Boniface Old Church

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    Church / Chapel

    BONCHURCH

    St Boniface Old Church, Bonchurch, is one of the few medieval churches in England dedicated to this Saxon monk who died in 755. Originally from Devon, but later based at monastery at Nursling near Southampton, he helped spread Christianity in…

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

    North Street, Brighstone - Village Library & Museum

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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.

  13. Add The Unknown Knight to your Itinerary

    The Unknown Knight

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    Church / Chapel

    GATCOMBE

    An unusual wooden effigy to an unknown knight can be found in the medieval church at Gatcombe. It sits in a recess in the chancel and depicts a knight with crossed legs and a dog at his feet, as was the style in the 14th century. However, some of…

  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…

  15. Add Earl Mountbatten Monument to your Itinerary

    Earl Mountbatten Monument

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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…

  16. Add Ventnor Downs to your Itinerary

    Ventnor Downs

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    Enviromental Attraction

    Ventnor

    Enjoy the dramatic views from the highest point on the Island.

  17. Add St. Agnes Church to your Itinerary

    St. Agnes Church

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    Church / Chapel

    FRESHWATER

    The 1908 church, with thatched roof, wooden bell-turret and apse, is by the architect Isaac Jones. Its simple west elevation, with two small lancet windows flanked by buttresses, contrasts with the picturesque north frontage. Inside the walls are…

  18. Add Shalfleet Tympanum to your Itinerary

    Shalfleet Tympanum

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    Church / Chapel

    SHALFLEET

    The Church of St Michael the Archangel at Shalfleet has a unique sculpted tympanum - the area above a lintel and the arch above it, or within a pediment. The north door is the oldest feature of the church and has been dated to the 12th century. A…

  19. Add Sir Robert Holmes Monument to your Itinerary

    Sir Robert Holmes Monument

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    Historic Site

    YARMOUTH

    Sir Robert Holmes, an adventurer with a record of overseas exploits, was a prominent local figure; he became Captain (Governor) of the Island in 1668. The present George Hotel in Yarmouth was probably his house at the time of his death in 1692…

  20. Add Old Church of St Lawrence to your Itinerary

    Old Church of St Lawrence

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    Church / Chapel

    ST LAWRENCE

    The tiny St Lawrence, Old Church, is probably of 13th century origin. It sits on a hillside in the Undercliff, west of Ventnor.

    The church was simple rectangle until a chancel was added in 1842. The nave has a coved ceiling and windows of…

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