Attractions and Places to Visit in Isle Of Wight
The Isle of Wight has a long established reputation for having more visitor attractions per square mile than anywhere else in the UK. The Isle of Wight boasts an intriguing history which can be explored at Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House and many more heritage sites across the Island. There’s a unique environment and you’ll find yourself running out of time before you run out of things to do! We even have the world’s oldest family attraction and theme park, Blackgang Chine, opened on the Isle of Wight over 150 years ago.
Whether the sun is shining or the rain is pouring, the Isle of Wight has plenty to keep the whole family amused, inside or out. From miles of unspoilt National Trust coastline to award winning animal sanctuaries, to ice rink’s and tree climbing, there is plenty to suit every budget and everyone!
Many of the Isle of Wight attractions are open all year round meaning there are lots of things to do in all seasons.
Take a walk through the Ventnor Botanic Gardens whatever the weather, or enjoy a stop off at The Garlic Farm to try some of their fantastic products.
There are so many different places to go, and so much variety that we couldn’t possibly list them all on one page!
That’s why we’ve broken it all down into easy to navigate sections, and also given you a handy search tool below so you can discover things that you like to do and see.
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
Since Victorian times, the Isle of Wight has been the home of many artists and writers from Tennyson to Keates who have found inspiration from the stunning coastline and countryside. Today, the Isle of Wight is a wealth of local artisans producing some unique crafts.
Heritage and History
From Queen Victoria’s royal palace and seaside home at Osborne House to Carisbrooke Castle, which is famous for being the home of King CharlesI during his confinement, the Isle of Wight has a rich and wonderful history with a wealth of fascinating attraction