Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Robin Hill's Spirit of the Orient from 18 to 26 February 2022 (5pm–9pm).

Experience the stunning fusion of sound, vibrant colours, illuminations and oriental flavours in the park’s ancient woodland and enjoy the spirit of the Chinese New Year, one of the world’s most popular celebrations. 



Step into a fusion of sound, vibrant colours, illuminations and oriental flavours at Robin Hill’s event, Spirit of the Orient, as the park celebrates Chinese New Yearone of the world’s most popular festivals, this February.

Guests can get involved in an array of exciting oriental-themed activities and entertainment at the park, including the chance to:

  • Experience the incredible Lion Dance performance accompanied by a spectacular illuminated show.
  • Watch and dance along with the giant 12-metre Dragon Pocession as it makes it's way around the woodland pond.
  • Meet life-sized Pandas Blossom and Ping, the cheeky characters will be up to all sorts of mischief. 
  • Tie your hopes and dreams onto the Wishing Tree to bring good fortune
  • Head to the ponds and discover the oriental flavours and sample some of the tastiest dishes. 


Getting to Electric Woods is easy from Southampton with Red Funnel.

By car - catch the car ferry to East Cowes and then head south on Dover Road. Take the A3021, Briddlesford Road to Downend and your there. It will take about 14 minutes.

On foot - catch the Red Jet to West Cowes. From here, Southern Vectis operate frequent buses (service 1) to Newport where you can change at the bus station for Ventnor (service 8). Taxis are also available outside the West Cowes Red Jet terminal. For car hire, we recommend Enterprise - they will pick you-up from the Red Jet if you tell them your arrival time.