Isle of Wight

Carefree short breaks & holidays

A family takes a break from cycling at the summit of Culver Down
Couple enjoying a walk through Northwood Copse in autumn

Welcome to the Isle of Wight

This autumn, enjoy the last vestiges of summer by spending a weekend break on the Isle of Wight. No need to worry about lost luggage or airport delays. Take the scenic route, hop on a ferry, and unwind the natural way. Within minutes of arriving, you could be exploring some of the country's most diverse landscapes.

Special offers

St Maur, Ventnor. 4*
35% discount for online bookings from 1 October 2016. All prices include bed, breakfast, and VAT at 20%.

Belmont Hotel, Shanklin. 4*
Now taking bookings for 2017. Book 7 nights or more and have the last night free.

Leconfield Hotel, Ventnor. 5*
Extras discounts on some ferry inclusive packages and last-minute room upgrades may be available.

Nightingale Hotel, Shanklin. 3*
Three nights ferry inclusive with breakfast from £159 in October and November 2016.

Royal Hotel, Ventnor. 4*
September: 15% off ferry inclusive breaks of 2 nights or more from £545 per couple.

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2016 highlights

Family at Ryde Beach

From rock and pop to cycling and surfing, the Isle of Wight has a fantastic range of events to entertain visitors throughout 2016. No matter when you visit, there are exciting events for young and old.

Further details

Oceans of summer fun

Sailing off The Needles

The annual Round The Island yacht race and Cowes Week, the most famous of the hundreds of sailing events that the Island stages every year, will take place again this summer on the Isle of Wight.

Find out more

Be SunSmart this summer

Sunbathers openly admit to damaging their health, but there are five easy ways you can reduce the risk on your holiday.


Today's weather

Heavy cloud
Max: 12°C / 54°F
Min: 11°C / 52°F
Wind speed: 11 mph

5-day weather

Your guide to a greener holiday

Help conserve the Island's unique and varied wildlife by making a donation to Gift to Nature.