Although just a short ferry ride away from the Hampshire mainland, the Isle of Wight seems like a different world with its peaceful rural atmosphere, small market towns, and slow pace of life. Weekend breaks in the Isle of Wight are perfect whether you are looking for family fun or a romantic break.
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Cliffs where fossilised dinosaur remains are often uncovered, historic houses and imposing castles, and a landscape full of hiking routes, cycling trails, and safe beaches - these are just some of the pleasures of weekend breaks in the Isle of Wight.
Built as a home for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's growing family, Osborne House is a charming estate with opulent interiors set in a pretty spot. Highlights of a visit include the Indian-themed Durbar Room, the Swiss Chalet Cottage and the Victorian Walled Garden.
An impressive contrast to Osborne House, this castle offers splendid views from its battlements and interesting historic exhibitions. It is also a place where children can dress up to experience castle life as a servant or soldier.
This interactive attraction is housed in a building that looks just like a Pterosaur flying over the island. Inside, go back through 120 million years of fossilised history. You can even control a robotic dinosaur.
Weekend breaks in the Isle of Wight are not complete without some time spent on the beach. Bembridge is one of the prettiest, with its mix of stones, pebbles, shells and sand.
The Robin Hill Country Park
This large outdoor space has something for all ages with playgrounds, bird of prey displays, woodland gardens, and even a treetop canopy adventure and a slide that takes you below ground! During school holidays, the woodlands are illuminated at night.
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