Why the Isle of Wight?
The Isle of Wight is steeped in history and heritage and there is so much to learn and discover when visiting the region. The coastline is classed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the most famous landmark on the island is the Needles and Lighthouse which is a perfect place to take the family as the nearby Needles Park has plenty of attractions and activities on offer.
With a fantastic countryside and coastline, the Isle of Wight is a great place for walking, cycling, horse riding and trying out watersports. There's over 500 miles of footpaths and walking routes as well 165 of bridleways available for everyone to use. On these routes you can see all the wonderful wildlife the Isle of Wight has to offer. For those interested in the animals of the past, the Isle of Wight is one of the best places in Europe to learn about Dinosaurs and there are plenty of routes and trails specific to their heritage.
If you're more of an adrenaline junkie, the Isle of Wight won't disappoint you with it's variety of activities on offer. There's plenty of opportunities to sail, para-glide and climb, with instructors available to teach and guide you. Or if you enjoy a game of golf the natural backdrop of the coast and sea will add something special to your round. For those visiting who are interested in fishing, there's also plenty of opportunities to take part in both freshwater and sea fishing.
The Isle of Wight has many attractions for the family on offer. From the Isle of Wight Zoo to the steam railway everyone's sure to have a brilliant time. Many attractions in the Isle of Wight are 'Quality Assured Attractions' and have been assessed to meet specific standards. With a whole host of theme parks such as Robin Hill Adventure Park and Gardens, and animal attractions such as the Owl and Monkey park there's something for all ages!
The Isle of Wight is home to two of the UK's best festivals - Isle of Wight and Bestival. With great line-ups made up of world renowned superstars to indie bands and artists, the festivals are one the most popular attractions in the Isle of Wight.
So don't miss out on a unique and fabulous holiday, book your stay in the Isle of Wight today!
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