Holidays in the Isle of Wight

// Published 11/12/2012 by 360tours

The Isle of Wight is home to some truly stunning beaches. With over 60 miles of beaches for you to enjoy, 13 of which are award winning, whether you want to visit during the peak summer months or just for a relaxing Winter break to escape the madness of Christmas and the accompanying stresses you’ll be thrilled with what is on offer. With beautiful cycle ways and walking paths on offer you can enjoy the panoramic views at any time of the year.

There is much to see and do in the Isle of Wight if you like taking day trips and with many holiday companies offering free ferry transfers you can take your car with you and get to visit even more destinations. With everything from zoos to vineyards on offer here you will be absolutely spoilt for choice. There is a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family including children of all ages and there are even free excursions and activities available all over the Island at various times of the year.

A boat trip to visit Needles rocks & Lighthouse close up is a real must do while here and you’ll be able to see the wonderful coloured sands of Alum Bay. Fakenham Farm offers a chance to see some rare, exotic and more traditional farm animals too which is very interesting for children of all ages. Older children and couples without children will enjoy the lights of the Isle Of Wight glass studio that allows you to see hand blown glass of all shapes and sizes and perhaps even pick up a one of a kind souvenir.


Holiday parks on the Isle of Wight offer a fantastic place to lay your head at the end of a long day exporing the island. With lush green fields and because coastal views close by there are many holiday parks on offer. There are amenities for the children including heated indoor pools for the Winter months and outdoor pools for the Summer months, jam-packed entertainment including childrens clubs and excursions for the whole family too. For the adults there are bars, grown up entertainment, stage shows and other things to see and do as well as crèche facilities in selected parks or even a babysitting service for slightly older children that is more suited to their needs.


In addition to all of the above staying at a holiday park as opposed to hotels available on the Isle of Wight allow you to arrive at your destination after several hours of travelling to beds that are already made and an on site restaurant with food and drink available at all times of the day. With many parks offering full maid service, linen service and other facilities too you can travel light and arrive at the Isle of Wight knowing that you have a fresh clean bed to lay your head in at the end of every days exploration.

There are many things to see and do in the Isle of Wight making it the perfect destination at any time of the year. With ferry journey times from just 30 minutes you can be in another country in no time and with absolutely no flying involved at all!