Days Out on the Isle of Wight

Osborne

For fascinating places to visit, stunning historic buildings and fun days out for the kids, take a trip to the Isle of Wight.

We have now switched to our winter opening hours, meaning that while many properties are open at weekends and are running events for all, there may be restricted access during the week. Please check opening times before travelling.

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Places to visit : Isle of Wight

Osborne
Osborne

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's family home. Take a glimpse into the private life of the royal family at Osborne House and enjoy the vast estate and gardens.

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Carisbrooke Castle
Carisbrooke Castle

See where King Charles I was imprisoned, climb the ramparts and keep and relax in the new Edwardian-style garden.

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Yarmouth Castle
Yarmouth Castle

Yarmouth Castle, Isle of Wight provides a picnic spot with views over the Solent for a lovely relaxing family day. Step inside and discover how the rooms were used in the 16th century.

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Appuldurcombe House
Appuldurcombe House

The shell of Appuldurcombe, once the grandest house on the Isle of Wight and still an important example of English baroque Architecture stands in 'Capability' Brown-designed grounds.

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St Catherine's Oratory
St Catherine's Oratory

A tall medieval octagonal tower, allegedly a lighthouse, built here in 1328 as penance for stealing church property from a wrecked ship.

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Events : Isle of Wight

Victorian Fun and Games
Venue: Osborne, Isle of Wight
Date: Sat 14 - Sun 22 Feb 2015

Experience a range of fun games and pastimes played by children in Victorian England. Learn how the royal children would have lived and played at Osborne.

A Victorian Valentine
Venue: Osborne, Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight
Date: Sat 14 Feb

The love story of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert is one of histories most famous. Join us this Valentine's Day in their beloved home Osborne House where our expert will take you on an exclusive guided tour of the house.

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'Into the Woods' themed tours
Venue: Dover Castle, Kent
Date: Sat 31 Jan 2015

Into the Woods themed guided tours visiting areas of Dover Castle where filming took place for the hit Disney film.

Great Tower Sleepover
Venue: Dover Castle, Kent
Date: Sat 07 Feb 2015

Live and dine like royalty for the night in King Henry II's Great Tower. Enjoy private tours of the castle, before bedding down for the night. Welcome drinks, two-course dinner and cooked breakfast included. Adults only.

Secrets and Spies
Venue: Dover Castle, Kent
Date: Sat 14 - Sun 22 Feb 2015

Sharpen your detective skills with hands-on spy training at Dover Castle!

Knights & Princesses
Venue: 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, East Sussex
Date: Sat 14 Feb - Sun 22 Feb 2015

Join our academy with hands on medieval fun and transform yourself into a courtly Lord or Lady with tips on everything from curtsies to combat.

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