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Blackgang Chine | Chale | Visit Website
The oldest theme park in the UK, Blackgang Chine allows big kids of all ages to leave behind the mundane everyday routine, put down the digital screens that take up so much of our time and step into an enchanting land of imagination! Become Captain of your very own ship in pirate Cove, chase dinosaurs through Restricted Area 5, cast spells with your magic wand in Fairyland or round up the outlaws as Sheriff of Cowboy Town…the action-packed fun is limited only by your imagination!
Wildheart Animal Sanctuary | Sandown | Visit Website
‘We are not just a visitor attraction! We are also a Charity and as The Wildheart Trust we are all about engaging people into understanding the plight of so many animals that wait plaintively for rescue. We donate 1% of our turnover to projects in the wild but we are also are working hard to improve life for the animals in our care and for the people that visit and support us.’
Isle of Wight Steam Railway | Havenstreet | Visit Website
‘Our beautifully preserved Railway is the perfect back drop to any family day out and create memories to last a lifetime. Take advantage of the fact you can travel on an authentic steam train through unspoilt countryside. Experience one of the many events the Railway puts on each year from the 1940s experience to Wizard Weeks, the Steam Show, heritage days and so much more.’
Tapnell Farm Park | Yarmouth | Visit Website
‘Our customers come first! We are one of the only All-weather tourist attractions open year-round and provide great value days out. Our customers say we’re “always adding new things” “always growing” and that’s because we continually invest in new infrastructure, activities and events to provide new experiences.’
Osborne - English Heritage | East Cowes | Visit Website
Osborne is the pre-eminent attraction on the Isle of Wight and arguably one of the most significant historic properties on the south coast of England. Queen Victoria’s palace by the sea has long attracted visitors looking to experience what life was like for one of the most iconic figures in British history, as well as enjoy the chance to explore the beautiful surroundings including the award-winning garden’s and beach.
Robin Hill Country Park | Arreton | Visit Website
Robin Hill Country Park is one of the Island's leading visitor attractions, welcoming over 150,000 visitors every year! The park, set in 88 acres of beautiful countryside, offers a diverse range of activities, from its adventure play to the comprehensive event calendar. Whether you're a couple looking for a beautiful escape amidst the award-winning gardens or a family building life-long memory, Robin Hill has something for everyone.
Godshill Model Village | Godshill | Visit Website
‘We are a family run business and offer a timeless place to escape the busy world outside. Our Model Village is a 1/10th scale version of the village of Godshill and Shanklin Old Village and Chine, two of the oldest tourist areas on the Isle of Wight. Our models are fantastic replicas of these real buildings, made with sand and cement so they weather as they age. We even thatch them just like the real thing using authentic materials and methods.’
Carisbrooke Castle - English Heritage | Carisbrooke | Visit Website
Carisbrooke Castle is a popular family attraction on the Island steeped in history. Carisbrooke Castle is where King Charles I was imprisoned following the English Civil War, and now offers a museum full of artefacts, resident donkeys and the entire castle and grounds to explore.
The Needles Landmark Attraction | Alum Bay | Visit Website
Alum Bay is not only home to the Islands most iconic landmark, The Needles Rocks and Lighthouse, but it’s also home to a fantastic attraction park and breath-taking beach. Take a ride on the chairlift, before taking a pleasure cruise around the needles. Discover glass blowing, sweet factory, sand shop plus children will love the rides.
Amazon World Zoo Park | Newchurch | Visit Website
‘Home to a 1000 animal across 100 species. Sloths, Tapirs, Anteaters, Parrots, Armadillos, Red Pandas, Flamingos, crocodiles, wallabies, snakes, lemurs, meerkats and many more. We offer a Great day out for the whole family as were not only a zoo with animals, we have indoor soft-play, museum, Dino dig, Jurassic playground, gift shop, cafe, snack shack.‘