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

Festive Guided Tours
Venue: Osborne, Isle of Wight
Date: Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays, Wed 19 Nov - Wed 31 Dec (except 6,7 & 24 Dec)

Have a festive day out and join expert guides to discover how Queen Victoria and her family celebrated Christmas

Unseen, Untold: Discover the secret life of Queen Victoria's Osborne
Venue: Osborne, Isle of Wight
Date: Sat 3 - Sun 4 Jan 2014

Winter guided tours of Queen Victoria's Osborne on the Isle of Wight

Unseen, Untold: Discover the secret life of Queen Victoria's Osborne
Venue: Osborne, Isle of Wight
Date: Sat 10 & Sun 11 Jan 2014

Guided Tours of Queen Victoria's Osborne on the 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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