Days Out Isle of Wight


Allendale Equestrian Centre
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Allendale Equestrian Centre
Allendale Equestrian Centre is a BHS approved riding establishment set in the heart of the Isle of Wight, on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Godshill. The location is unrivalled,...
Amazon World Zoo Park - Arreton
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Amazon World Zoo Park - Arreton
Amazon World Zoo Park is a special kind of attraction. Here you can learn about conservation and rainforests and come face to face with some of the worlds most unusual, beautiful and endangered...
Appley Park - Ryde
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Appley Park - Ryde
Appley Park and Puckpool Park in Ryde is part of the historic grounds of St John’s House, which was believed to have been landscaped by Humphry Repton. Many ancient...
Arreton Craft Barns
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Arreton Craft Barns
Enjoy watching local skilled artisans at work in the craft centre, browse local shops, and take in the numerous displays of rural life of times gone by.
Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve - Newport
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Arreton Down Wildlife Reserve - Newport
Arreton Down features Calcareous grassland / wildflowers The down holds a great variety of wildflowers - the best areas on Arreton have around 30 species per square metre. This...
Bembridge Heritage Centre
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Bembridge Heritage Centre
The Bembridge Heritage Society on the Isle of Wight was formed in 1996 to record and present the rich history and heritage of Bembridge and its surrounding areas. The Centre...
Bembridge Lifeboat Station
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Bembridge Lifeboat Station
Bembridge Lifeboat Station is at the end of a long pier so you and the kids can enjoy the views of the coast as you arrive. The station is very well maintained and has a lift for disabled access and...
Blackgang Chine - Ventnor
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Blackgang Chine - Ventnor
Overlooking the spectacular South West ‘Heritage Coast’ of the Isle of Wight, Blackgang Chine is an eccentric mix of exciting rides, goblins and fairies, dinosaurs, nursery rhyme...
Brading Roman Villa
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Brading Roman Villa
Brading Roman Villa is one of the finest Romano-British archaeological sites in the UK. Our award-winning Exhibition and Visitor Centre offers a unique insight into Roman life in Britain, from our...
Brading The Experience
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Brading The Experience
The original Isle of Wight Wax Works Museum and Animal World was founded by Graham Osborne-Smith and opened in 1965. Today it is still owned by an Islander who has developed this historical and...
Brickfields Horse Country - Ryde
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Brickfields Horse Country - Ryde
Wherever you stay on the Isle of Wight, Brickfields is only a short distance away. Situated on the outskirts of Ryde, half a mile from the main A3054 and 2 miles from the Fishbourne Ferry....
Brighstone Shop and Museum
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Brighstone Shop and Museum
National Trust shop in a row of traditional thatched cottages adjoining the small village museum. Note : nearest toilet in public car park, 100 yards. Opening times Whole property ...
Brighstone Village Museum
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Brighstone Village Museum
Brighstone Village Museum You find find the museum connected to the Brighstone Community Library, surrounded by pretty thatched cottages. The Brighstone Village Museum is run by the Brighstone...
Butterfly & Fountain World - Wootton
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Butterfly & Fountain World - Wootton
Visit Butterfly World today to see hundreds of butterflies flying freely in a natural environment! One of the Island's leading tourist attractions, you have the opportunity to learn more about our...
Butterfly Paragliding School
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Butterfly Paragliding School
Take a tandem paraglide alongside an instructor and explore the sky high experience in total safety with your qualified and experienced BHPA instructor handling the take off and landings. Or...
Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum
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Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum
Set in 35 acres of stunning rural landscape, Calbourne Water Mill contains one of the oldest working water mills in the country, dating back to the Domesday Book. A fascinating day out for...
Carisbrooke Castle
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Carisbrooke Castle
Carisbrooke Castle, famous for its donkeys and as a royal prison to Charles I and now the location of the stunning new Edwardian-style Princess Beatrice Garden. Enjoy the birds-eye view from the...
Carisbrooke Castle - Newport
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Carisbrooke Castle - Newport
One of the main tourist attractions in the Isle of Wight, Carisbrooke Castle is best known as the place where King Charles I was imprisoned. You can still play bowls on the very green Charles...
Chessell Pottery Barns - Yarmouth
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Chessell Pottery Barns - Yarmouth
You are warmly welcome to Chessell Pottery Barns the Island based part of the Pottery Cafe Situated in an AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in the West Wight, you will find a...
Cineworld Cinema - Newport
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Cineworld Cinema - Newport
Coppins Bridge Newport Isle of Wight PO30 2TA
Coleman's Animal Farm - Newport CLOSING
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Coleman's Animal Farm - Newport CLOSING
CLOSING 9TH OCTOBER 2015 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Outdoor and Indoor Fun for the whole family. - Hands on with the Animals. - Imaginative Play. - Open for Winter Weekends & Holidays (including...

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Dinosaur Expeditions CIC
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Dinosaur Expeditions CIC
Dinosaur Expeditions CIC is a community interest company designed to promote responsible fossil recovery and as a family educational resource. The field centre has fossils on display, plus Paleoart,...
Dinosaur Isle - Sandown
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Dinosaur Isle - Sandown
Dinosaur Isle is is Britain's first purpose built dinosaur museum, and visitor attraction with a large collection of dinosaur and other fossils. Opening times We are open seven days a...
Fakenham Farm - St Helens
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Fakenham Farm - St Helens
Traditional rare and exotic farmed animals. You will see emus, rheas, ducks, geese, Shetland ponies, Ankole cattle, Water buffalo and many more. Look in our hatching house and see if the eggs...
Fort Victoria Country Park - Yarmouth - IOW
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Fort Victoria Country Park - Yarmouth - IOW
Built on the north shore of the Isle of Wight to guard the Solent the remains of Fort Victoria now house a Marine Aquarium, a Sea Bed Archaeology Exhibition, a Planetarium and a Model Railway. The...
Fort Victoria Model Railway
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Fort Victoria Model Railway
Fort Victoria Model Railway is colourful and fun and great for kids who love trains and those that enjoy novelty. The layouts are extensive and pretty impressive. There is a ‘Hunt...
Glory Art Glass - Sandown
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Glory Art Glass - Sandown
From our small studio on the Isle of Wight we make our colourful glass. We also sell most of our glass in the studio so we get to meet the people who buy our glass. Now we are on...
Godshill Model Village
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Godshill Model Village
Our Model Village in Godshill is a 1/10th scale version of the village of Godshill and Shanklin Chine, two of the oldest tourist areas on the Isle of Wight. Our houses are fantastic replicas of the...
Goodleaf Tree Climbing
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Goodleaf Tree Climbing
Come tree climbing with award winning Goodleaf and enjoy a unique tree climbing experience like no other! Our two hour, 'have-a-go' sessions are fantastic fun, adventurous and safe and offer a...
Gurnard Beach - Cowes
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Gurnard Beach - Cowes
Near to Cowes town, a shelving sand and shingle beach with great views of the Solent backed by a picturesque promenade and beach huts. Much favoured by water sports enthusiasts who flock to the...

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Island Equus
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Island Equus
Activities at Island Equus are more oriented toward the benefits of training and studying the animals than on actually riding them, a holistic and significant experience of the species without...
Island Planetarium - Yarmouth
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Island Planetarium - Yarmouth
The Island Planetarium offers a fascinating journey through time & space; stimulating your imagination & mind, in our astrodome theatre & exhibition. This...
Island Speedway - Ryde
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Island Speedway - Ryde
Isle of Wight Speedway is located in Ryde on the beautiful Isle of Wight.
Isle of Wight Bus Museum
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Isle of Wight Bus Museum
The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum was established in 1997 and was originally situated in two IoW Council owned buildings on Newport Quay, later this was reduced to one building and a Museum...
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary - Wroxhall
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Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary - Wroxhall
The Sanctuary is based between Shanklin and Ventnor on the road to Wroxall, Isle of Wight and we are open to the public from Easter to October each year from 10:30am till 4:30pm weather...
Isle of Wight Ghost Experience
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Isle of Wight Ghost Experience
Isle of Wight Ghost Experience are immersive guided ghost tours that last around an hour an a half, featuring grisly local history tales and costumed actors who replay the historic scenes and act out...
Isle of Wight Natural History Centre - Godshill
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Isle of Wight Natural History Centre - Godshill
The Natural History Centre in Godshill is housed in a delightful 17th century Squire's cottage Opened by the BBC in 1965, the entrance to this exciting world has its own fish pond with Koi...
Isle of Wight Pearl - Brightstone
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Isle of Wight Pearl - Brightstone
Isle of Wight Pearl houses the largest collection of pearl jewellery in the UK. With over 20 years experience in the pearl industry, Isle of Wight Pearl are the pearl specialists. We...
Isle of Wight Steam Railway - Ryde
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Isle of Wight Steam Railway - Ryde
Your visit to The Award-Winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway will engage, inspire and excite you ... The sight of powerful majestic steam engines, the charm of quiet rural stations, and the...
Isle of Wight Zoo - Sandown
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Isle of Wight Zoo - Sandown
There's lots to do at the Isle of Wight Zoo. Naturally you can look at our animals, but we also want you to have the chance to discover a bit more about them - and have fun doing it! We have...
JR Zone - Newport
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JR Zone - Newport
Slides, tubes, ball bath, sky glides, ladders, rope swings and much more for hours of fun in a safe environment. A stimulating 2-level under 4s soft play area, great for your child’s first...
Jungle Adventure Golf - Shanklin
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Jungle Adventure Golf - Shanklin
Jungle Adventure Golf Shanklin Esplanade Shanklin Isle of Wight PO37 6BG Telephone: 01983 867585
Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area - Shanklin
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Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area - Shanklin
Indoor play area in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight.
Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum - Brading
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Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum - Brading
This cottage museum was established in Brading in 1974, and was formed from the private doll collection started by the Munday family in 1960. ...
Medina Leisure Centre - Newport
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Medina Leisure Centre - Newport
Medina Leisure Centre in Newport is one of the Island's largest multi-purpose leisure and activity centres. The centre also features one of the south coast's finest community theatres,...
Mottistone Manor Garden
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Mottistone Manor Garden
Set in a sheltered valley this magical garden is full of surprises, with shrub-filled banks, hidden pathways and colourful herbaceous borders. Surrounding an attractive Elizabethan manor house...
Newport Roman Villa
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Newport Roman Villa
Newport Roman Villa is fondly known by historians as a '1,700 year old country pile'! Discovered in 1926 by a man innocently digging a hole, further excavations revealed extensive remains of a late...
Newton Old Town Hall
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Newton Old Town Hall
Tucked away in a tiny hamlet adjoining the National Nature Reserve, the 17th-century Old Town Hall is the only remaining evidence of Newtown's former importance. It's hard to believe that this...
Nostalgia Toy Museum - Godshill
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Nostalgia Toy Museum - Godshill
The Nostalgia Toy Museum features a large collection of toy cars and lorries by Dinky, Corgi, Matchbox, Triang and Hornby, as well as other popular toys from days gone by. A lovely trip down...
Nunwell House and Gardens - Brading
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Nunwell House and Gardens - Brading
The picturesque house has been a family home since 1522 and is of great historic and architectural interest. It was here that Sir John Oglander, was host to Charles I on his last night of freedom...
Osborne House - East Cowes
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Osborne House - East Cowes
Osborne House offers a glimpse into the private life of the royal family and is filled with original furnishings and priceless artworks.  The grounds immediately surrounding the house are a...
Owl and Falconry Centre - Ventnor
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Owl and Falconry Centre - Ventnor
A dazzling collection of some of the world’s most beautiful and elegant birds awaits you, from eagles, hawks and falcons, to kestrels and sleepy owls, the centre is full of fascinating...
Owl and Monkey Haven - Newport
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Owl and Monkey Haven - Newport
Welcome to the Island's Newest Award Winning Attraction. The Owl & Monkey Haven has been created to provide a safe, happy environment for primates & birds of prey who find themselves without...
Puckpool Park - Ryde
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Puckpool Park - Ryde
Puckpool Tea Gardens is situated within Puckpool Park, which was once a Victorian Fortification Battery used to guard the Solent. The park is now a historic monument offering fantastic sea views...
Robin Hill Country Adventure Park - Newport
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Robin Hill Country Adventure Park - Newport
Robin Hill offers something for everyone, whether it is the thrill of the Island's 3 biggest rides to the challenge of Squirrel Tower or the peace of the woodland walks where the Red Squirrels live. ...
Ryde Superbowl
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Ryde Superbowl
If you want a fun-packed, good value day out for all your family or a big night out with your friends in Ryde, you’ve come to the right place! Ryde Superbowl is the top local venue for a wide...
Sallys Riding School
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Sallys Riding School
Sally's Riding School caters for all riders from absolute beginners through to established riders. Our Aim is to provide a safe riding environment so riders can relax and enjoy the beautiful...
Sandham Rides - Sandown
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Sandham Rides - Sandown
Great fun for all the family. Giant slide, Go-karts, and plenty more fun. Tea, coffee, Ice cream, Hot food and cold drinks available.
Sandown Pier - Sandown
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Sandown Pier - Sandown
The pier has a range of indoor amenities at the landward end, and an outdoor funfair and landing stage at the seaward end. There are cafes, a children's play area, an amusement arcade, bowling...
Sandown Rocks Climbing Wall
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Sandown Rocks Climbing Wall
Sandown Rocks is the fabulous new outdoor climbing wall set in the grounds of Sandown High School.
Seagrove Bay
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Seagrove Bay
The beach is shingle from the sea wall to the high tide line with rocks and golden sands below when the tide goes out. The views are spectacular and diverse including a fort and a nearby nature...
Seaview Wildlife Encounter - Springvale
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Seaview Wildlife Encounter - Springvale
Situated in a stunning parkland setting with waterfalls, lakes and dramatic views across the Solent, this is the Island’s ultimate, multi-award-winning, ...
Shanklin Beach - Newport
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Shanklin Beach - Newport
Perfectly located just footsteps from the golden sandy beaches of Shanklin, overlooking the sea, the Shanklin Beach provides a wonderful base for a marvellous holiday on the beautiful Isle of...
Shanklin Chine
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Shanklin Chine
Enjoy the unique tranquillity of Shanklin Chine, the Isle of Wight’s oldest tourist attraction, which first opened in 1817. This famous leafy gorge is much loved by poets, artists and...
Shipwreck and Maritime Museum - Arreton
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Shipwreck and Maritime Museum - Arreton
Shipwreck Centre & Maritime Experience, including audio visual room showing action films. "Wreck and Rescue" Lifeboat Museum, featuring vintage 1887 ...
Space Island Indoor Soft Play Area - Lake
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Space Island Indoor Soft Play Area - Lake
Space Island is the LARGEST and LEADING children's soft play zone on the Isle of Wight. Space Island offers a super, fun and safe experience for your children to enjoy...
Summer Arcade Tenpin Bowling - Shanklin
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Summer Arcade Tenpin Bowling - Shanklin
Welcome to Shanklin's Summer Arcade website. 7 days a week 'til late.
Sunken Secrets - Yarmouth - IOW
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Sunken Secrets - Yarmouth - IOW
Discover a hidden underwater world! Fort Victoria holds a wide range of attractions for a day out but visit the Sunken Secrets exhibition and you can get closer to fascinating underwater finds from...

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The Classic Boat Museum
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The Classic Boat Museum
 We are an exciting and award winning all weather attraction based on the waterside in the Isle of Wight. We are able to offer a fascinating collection of sailing and power boats of local and...
The Cowes Mystery Trail
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The Cowes Mystery Trail
Take the family out on a fun adventure on the Cowes self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. With some clues easier than others, there’s something to keep everyone entertained (from age 6 to...
The Crab - Shanklin
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The Crab - Shanklin
The Crab is indeed a family dining pub situated because old village of Shanklin concerning the Isle of Wight. Stated within the Doomsday Book, this beautiful traditional Motel getting its thatched...
The Hare & Hounds - Newport
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The Hare & Hounds - Newport
Children are welcome here and have an outdoor play area to keep them happy while you relax a while.
The Needles Old Battery - Alum Bay
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The Needles Old Battery - Alum Bay
Perched high above the Needles, amid acres of unspoilt countryside, is the Needles Old Battery, a Victorian fort built in 1862 and used throughout both world wars. The Parade Ground has two...
The Needles Park - Alum Bay
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The Needles Park - Alum Bay
The Needles Park is the Isle of Wight's premier visitor attraction and is situated at Alum Bay overlooking the Island's most famous landmark,The Needles Rocks and Lighthouse. Every year, nearly...
The Shanklin Treasure Trail
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The Shanklin Treasure Trail
See the sights and solve the clues on the Shanklin self guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail as you embark on your quest to locate the hidden treasure. Tales of missing riches, a fictional...
The Wight Mouse Inn and indoor play centre - Chale
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The Wight Mouse Inn and indoor play centre - Chale
Our indoor play area can cater for about 30 - 40 children with some seating for adults and supervision is necessary.  The outdoor play area has a ball pool and soft shapes for the younger...
UKSA - Cowes
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UKSA - Cowes
Whether you’re planning your next group trip, family holiday or are looking for a new hobby for the kids, Cowes based maritime charity UKSA is a great place to learn or improve sailing and...
Ventnor Botanic Gardens - St Lawrence
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Ventnor Botanic Gardens - St Lawrence
"Nestling in the microclimate of The Undercliff, Ventnor Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight has a subtropical and exotic plant collection unrivalled elsewhere in the UK. ...
Ventnor Heritage Museum
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Ventnor Heritage Museum
In addition to the items on view in the Exhibition Hall, the Museum houses an extensive Archive of many thousands of items relating to Ventnor and the surrounding area including :- Albums -...
Ventnor Paddling Pool
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Ventnor Paddling Pool
Ventnor is the most southerly seaside resort on the Isle of Wight. It's sheltered position beneath the towering St Boniface Downs all around give you a hot and sunny beach below the steeply...
Waltzing Waters - Ryde
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Waltzing Waters - Ryde
40 minute show every hour on the hour Large, comfortable, indoor seating Disabled access and facilities Free car and coach parking Enjoyed by all...
Waterside Pool
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Waterside Pool
Waterside Pool also known as the Ryde Lido is an all-weather outdoor swim option as it features a modern retractable roof for a bit of protection from the elements when required: very handy given the...
West Wight Alpacas
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West Wight Alpacas
Come along to West Wight Alpacas and enjoy a close encounter with our lovable animals. We adore these animals so much and we are sure you will too! You will walk with your chosen alpaca in groups...
West Wight Sports Centre - Freshwater
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West Wight Sports Centre - Freshwater
West Wight Sports Centre - at the heart of the community   We are located in the centre of Freshwater, and have one of the newest sports and leisure facilities on the Isle of Wight. ...
Wight Karting
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Wight Karting
Wight Karting has a 500m track that is suitable to drive in all weather with a number of interesting curves to negotiate. It's welcoming and suitable for absolute beginners, with friendly expert...
Wight Llama Trek - Newport
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Wight Llama Trek - Newport
Wight Llama Treks offers a range of guided walks through the beautiful West Wight countryside accompanied by llamas trained to walk on a rein and carry a pack. Treks range from our 1½...
Yarmouth Castle
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Yarmouth Castle
Yarmouth Castle, Isle of Wight provides a magnificent picnic spot, with views over the Solent for a lovely relaxing family day by the sea. Step inside and discover the atmospheric recreation of...

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A full list of children's attractions and tourist information on the Isle of Wight. Welcome to the amazing county on the Isle of Wight. If you need child friendly ideas where to take the kids, kids days out, or fun things to do with the kids in and near the Isle of Wight then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets. We list children's entertainers on the Isle of Wight if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in and near the Isle of Wight. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. We now list seaside towns on the Isle of Wight, so grab your bucket and spade and head for the Isle of Wight seaside with the kids. We have days out with the kids on the Isle of Wight in and near :- Adgestone, Alum Bay, Alverstone, Alverstone Garden Village, Apse Heath, Arreton, Ashey, Atheirfield Green, Barton, Bathingbourne, Bembridge, Cowes, East Cowes, Newport, Ryde.

The Isle of Wight is an English island and county, off the southeirn English coast, to the south of the county of Hampshire. It is part of the United Kingdom. Popular from Victorian times as a holiday resort, the Isle of Wight is known for its natural beauty and as home to the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes, a town that hosts a world famous annual regatta.