Steeped in history with 60 miles of stunning, unspoilt coastline and with half the island designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Isle of Wight has something for everyone. It also boasts award-winning beaches, picturesque villages and spectacular cliffs.
SANDOWN has been a popular holiday resort since Victorian times, the magnificent sandy bay is edged with a broad promenade and pier with the town just yards away. For wonderful panoramic views of Sandown Bay, take the cliff-top path to the neighbouring resort of Shanklin.
NEWPORT is located in the centre of the Isle and is the main town and shopping centre. Discover two elegant squares with fine Georgian and Victorian town houses and a colonnaded Guildhall which is home to the Museum of Island History. A short distance away is the harbour, a busy port until the mid 19th century and now popular with yachtsman.
RYDE is the largest town on the Isle of Wight and is known as “Gateway to the Island” with the ferry and hovercraft connections to the mainland. The town has a great selection of boutique shops, museums and galleries, also a promenade and sandy beach that stretches from the pier to Appley, giving fantastic views of the Solent.
An ISLAND TOUR is the ideal opportunity to view just some of the picturesque villages and bustling towns as we travel across the rolling hills. ALUM BAY is well known for its multi-coloured sand cliffs, the Needles Rocks, iconic chairlift and stunning views across the Solent.
ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY is an award winning, inspirational railway. Journey on a majestic steam engine with traditionally uniformed staff, travelling in a restored Victorian or Edwardian carriage passing charming, quiet rural stations. Also discover 150 years of railway history at the Train Story Discovery Centre.
Your holiday includes
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Isle of Wight Steam Railway
All coach travel & excursions
The 3 star Trouville Hotel, Sandown has a perfect seafront location with its bar, lounges and dining room all enjoying panoramic sea views. The hotel prides itself on its friendly service, excellent food and having one of the best ballrooms on the island. All rooms are en suite, comfortably furnished with tea/coffee facilities, telephone, television and hairdryer. The hotel has a lift and Wi-Fi is available.