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

School's out for summer and there is plenty on the Isle of Wight to entertain children of all ages. For traditional entertainment, head to the beach where you'll find Punch & Judy shows and sandcastle competitions, or just relax in a deck chair with a good book and watch the yachts go sailing by.

Special offers

St Maur, Ventnor. 4*
15% discount on ferry inclusive rates for any seven nights during the summer holidays (22 Jul to 28 Aug).

Belmont Hotel, Shanklin. 4*
Now taking bookings for 2016. 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.

Keats Green, Shanklin. 3*
July and August B&B offer: Children stay free when sharing a room with two adults. Minimum stay three nights.

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

Sunny intervals
Max: 25°C / 77°F
Min: 17°C / 63°F
Wind speed: 6 mph

5-day weather

Your guide to a greener holiday

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