The Isle of Wight is a perfect base for a relaxing break or family holiday. It contains a wealth of attractions for young and old - some of the best beaches in the country, theme parks for the children, historic buildings, stunning scenery and countryside, music festivals and much more.
Each year the Island hosts a selection of events to cater for most tastes. For music enthusiasts there are several festivals showcasing different types of music, the most well known being the Isle of Wight Music Festival. For boating types there is Cowes Week and the Round The Island Yacht Race. History lovers will enjoy Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle. For walkers there is The Walking Festival, which includes the Walk The Wight fundraiser event for the Isle of Wight Hospice. The cyclists have their own Cycling Festival. Animal lovers are well catered for with a variety of attractions. Plus there are local illuminated parades, firework displays, the Steam Railway – the list just goes on and on.For a comprehensive list of attractions, places of interest, beaches, events, walking and bike routes please visit visitisleofwight.co.uk
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Below is just a taster of some of the places to see on the island. Click on the images below for more information.