Bank on Red Funnel to get you to Island this weekend

24-08-2016  Get on board with Red Funnel for adventures on the Isle of Wight this August Bank Holiday.

The Isle of Wight Specialist is offering discounted attraction tickets on top of its usual hourly return crossings.

Visitors planning their long weekend on the Island can expect to be spoilt for choice with entertainment including the annual Island Steam Show, Cowes' Illuminated Carnival, Outdoor cinema screenings and more.

The finest traction engines, classic cars and old wagons will be displayed at Havenstreet from 26 to 29 August for the 42nd Island Steam Show. Catering for railway enthusiasts and energetic children alike, the event comprises motorcycle stunts, birds of prey, tightrope walking and travelling comedy shows, along with its prestigious vintage vehicle exhibition.

Colourful floats and musicians will be snaking their way through Cowes for the Illuminated Carnival on Saturday 27 August, one of the last in the Island's popular summer series.

The Isle of Wight Zoo is paying homage to Rudyard Kipling with an immersive outdoor ‘silent’ screening of The Jungle Book on Sunday 28th August, where headphones will be provided to ensure animal safety.

Those with active imaginations should venture to Blackgang Chine on 29 August for the last of its 'Magical Monday Nights' series. Ahead of the night's exclusive laser show finale, the evening will feature wandering wizards, crown making, fairy stilt walkers and potion making.

Organised by the British Scooter Rally Association and the VFM Scooter Collective, the Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally will be returning to Ryde for its 36th year from 26 - 29 August. The rally is the biggest gathering of its kind in the world. Visitors can take advantage of Red Funnel’s scooter rally discount of just £29.90 per motorcycle.

This Bank Holiday weekend a family foot passenger day return starts from just £32.70 per family or super off-peak foot passenger day returns are available for less than £10 per person. Red Funnel has also announced additional Red Jet Hi-Speed sailings over the coming bank holiday weekend in response to high demand.

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