STAY, SEE AND DO ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT THIS EASTER
Easter in the Isle of Wight – Well there is still time to book a break away, so click the various links below.
We want to show you what is available to see and do on the Isle of Wight this Easter in a bid to bring you over to our shores. We have a great events diary for you to discover, as well as some of the UK’s leading attractions and destinations.
CLICK on the links below to discover more and remember – we hope to see you soon.
“It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot” – such were the words of Queen Victoria after her first visit to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. No trip to the Island would be complete without a visit to this royal seaside palace where Queen Victoria lived with her beloved Prince Albert and their nine children.
Take an intimate glimpse into Queen Victoria’s family life as you tour the nursery and private rooms of Victoria and Albert. Marvel at the magnificence of the Royal Apartments including the sumptuous drawing and dining rooms and the richly decorated Indian-inspired Durbar Room.
The Isle of Wight offers a wealth of hotels as it has long been associated with tourism since Queen Victoria built Osborne House, East Cowes as a holiday home. We have been getting it right for hundreds of years and people are drawn to the Island for its’ tranquil way of life. We also have a warmer climate, gently warmed by the Gulf Stream. As a result, we have hotels for all budgets and all requirements. Those based in the middle of our pretty towns to those tucked away in the countryside and those located right on the beach. Let’s have a look at what the Isle of Wight can offer.
From a rustic countryside bed and breakfast to a boutique B&B by the sea, the Isle of Wight has them all. We have some great friendly family run accommodations to suit all tastes and budgets. Come to explore our amazing Isle of Wight bed and breakfasts, with a great selection of adult only and dog-friendly holidays as well as traditional bed and breakfasts perfect for the whole family, use our great filter facility to narrow down your choice from budget and facilities to location. We have B&B’s in Sandown, Ventnor, Shanklin, Ryde and in the STUNNING West Wight.
PLEASE DO COME AND VISIT OUR DARLING DONKEYS & PONIES who can’t wait to meet you *WARNING* please expect ‘cuteness overload’ and lots of fun too . The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary is based between Shanklin and Ventnor on the road to Wroxall and we are open all year round from 10:00am till 4:30pm, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to come and visit our lovely donkeys including well behaved dogs. The charity relies entirely on donations, adoptions and the many fundraising activities held throughout the year.
A full day’s fun for all the family!
With some incredible day and night-time experiences to be found throughout the season, Robin Hill Country Park is the perfect destination for visitors of all ages. Set in 88 acres of beautiful countryside, the park provides fun, adventure and great family experiences.
Offering a fantastic blend of rides, falconry and adventure play for fun loving families and children, and relaxing woodland gardens, ponds and walks for discerning adults to enjoy, there is something for everyone at Robin Hill.
Holiday accommodation on the Isle of Wight gives you the freedom to do as you please, without the constraints of formal accommodation. Great for a family holiday, or if you just want to get away and please yourself. Decide from a country holiday cottage to a seaside apartment or town house and enjoy a short break or full week exploring the stunning Isle of Wight and don’t forget your four legged friends with our great range of pet friendly accommodation.
We have a large collection of Isle of Wight holiday parks to choose from offering chalet, caravan and log cabin accommodation. Each of our parks offer something different from active holiday parks with swimming pools, live entertainment and kids clubs to relaxed parks with rural walks and spectacular views. If you have children, then the organised entertainment is always a hit with them and allows you to have some “me time”. They are also great if you have several generations of the family going as there is usually something for everyone.
You can fight pirates on your own ship, discover life-sized moving dinosaurs, become a sheriff of your own town, and lock up the outlaws in jail, experience the magic of becoming a fairy princess in your own castle… or explore a sunken shipwreck in our newest theme world the Underwater Kingdom.
Monkey Haven is a multi-award-winning attraction that makes animals happy… and people happy. This Isle of Wight animal sanctuary is Number 1 on TripAdvisor and the best small attraction in England, according to the tourism chiefs at VisitEngland.
Swing on by to Monkey Haven – the happiest attraction in town! You’ll meet all kinds of wonderful creatures at this popular animal sanctuary, including the singing Lar Gibbons, cheeky Meerkats, slithering snakes and the cutest owls.
From pocket sized primates to powerful predators, the residents of The Isle of Wight Zoo, will charm and amaze you. The Zoo is based on Sandown Beach on the east coast of the Island. Originally family-owned it recently became a registered Charity – The Wildheart Trust, which is dedicated to realising its global ambitions to make a meaningful impact on the health of the natural world while actively improving the well-being of animals in human care.
Fantastic Bed & Breakfasts & Hotels
A choice of 41 unique and comfortable bedrooms, varying in style and size from singles through to family suites, superior rooms and a four poster and honeymoon suite, we are certain you will find a room suited to your requirements at the Wight. All rooms have been redecorated and fitted with blackout curtains and new carpets to ensure your comfort. Free WIFI is available in all public areas and the vast majority of bedrooms to complement your leisure time. Book treatments in our Oasis Spa prior to your arrival, to enjoy a 10% discount. We are dog-friendly (restrictions apply so please ring us for full details). ON DIRECT BOOKINGS WE OFFER FULLY SUBSIDISED RETURN CAR FERRY CROSSINGS.
We are an independent establishment, our aim is to offer you a comfortable bed, superb cleanliness and a quality breakfast whether you are just passing through, staying for a weekend, or with us for a longer break.
Behind the guesthouse is our Mediterranean-style outdoor swimming pool which is heated and open from mid-May to mid-September. It is the most amazing sun trap for our guests to enjoy and soak up the sun.
Above all, it is the friendly welcome that guests receive from the resident owners who will ensure that you have an enjoyable and memorable visit.
Family run with a great atmosphere to ensure the warmest of welcomes.
Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel in Shanklin offers friendly and relaxing family hotel accommodation in a peaceful location close to the beach and old village. One of only a handful of dog-friendly Isle of Wight hotels Luccombe Manor extends the warmest welcome to your four-legged friend.
A family run hotel which prides itself on its friendly service and warm reception will make you feel special as soon as you step through the door.
If your idea of a perfect break involves looking out upon wonderful views of the sea then spend an evening, before and after dinner, in our wonderful lounge. You will experience delicious fine dining and stunning seaviews in The Appley Restaurant. You can also enjoy refreshments in the Grand View Tea Gardens which also boast a panoramic view of Shanklin and Sandown beaches.
Luccombe Manor is perfect for you and your family. You can sit in the lounge and watch the yachts and cross channel ferries pass by. You may want to relax in the outdoor hot tub, take a swim in the heated pool, cool off in the games room or take a wander through the magnificent gardens.
Luccombe Hall Hotel is stunningly located on the cliff top in Shanklin. As one of the best-located isle of Wight hotels, you will be spoilt for just the best sea views, especially if you choose one of our Superior Sea Facing Rooms with their own spacious private balconies. The hotel is just a couple of minutes away from the main Shanklin to Ventnor Road and occupies a very peaceful location yet is only a few minutes walk to Shanklin Old Village.
Luccombe Hall Hotel is proud to be able to offer the best range of facilities of any hotel on the Isle of Wight. There’s plenty to do for all the family, whatever the weather. Relax in the hot tub or sauna. Allow the kids to let off some steam with a swim in the indoor or outdoor pools and a round of table tennis or mini golf. For the little ones there is also a soft play area and for the older children, Playstation and Wifi.