Top Places to Visit on the Isle of Wight
For a lot of people, Ryde is the island’s first destination as they reach its busy port via the ferry or the nifty via the wightlink. However, an additional, and extremely fun way to arrive is via the hovercraft, which can only be found here.
But Ryde is not just a gateway to the Isle of Wight. Instead, it is the largest town and has a large, stunning beach, top notch bars and restaurants, and a variety of museums and other attractions as well. You can even go to the Woodside Coastal Retreat, which has stunning views of both, the north and eastern coasts of the Isle of Wight. This means that your fun can begin from the moment of your arrival
However, the towns most visited sites include the Isle of Wight bus and coach museum where you can see a large number of vintage vehicles, and Wight Carting, which offers extreme racing thrills on a 500m circuit. Visit our page to find out more
2. Shanklin Beach
With Shanklin Beach’s long sandy stretch, stunning views, vintage amusements, fish and chip bars, and an esplanade, Shanklin is amongst the perfect seaside towns. The beach is a perfect gem to enjoy all British seaside activities and competitions. Or if you are feeling lazy, you can simply go to a seaside bar and enjoy the warm weather, sandy toes and the sea air with a drink in your hand. However, Shanklin beach is not the only famous landmark, as there are a lot of different attractions here as well.
These include the Shanklin Chine, an enchanting gorge which is full of waterfalls, and Rhylstone Gardens, an attractive parkland which features a crazy golf course which is the perfect entertainment for children, pets and families. In fact, Shanklin has the highest number of reviews on the island and is widely regarded as the perfect place for camping touring.
Many also fall in love the Shanklin High Street, along which the seaside town hosts a number of shops selling fossils, traditional sweets, and gifts. The street is also home to unique tearooms and restaurants. Go to our the Shanklin beach page to find out more.
Located at the eastern edge, Bembridge is nothing short of the perfect seaside town. With three beaches, spectacular views of the sea, a charming little harbour, a windmill and a lot of seafood restaurants. If you are looking for a place to relax, you can simply visit Whitecliff bay holiday park, and spend the day in some of the parks indoor and outdoor pools or grab a drink at one of the fancy bars. If that’s not to your liking, there also is the Bay Holiday Park Bembridge, which proudly boasts both indoor and outdoor pools.
If you are looking for entertainment, Bembridge has three long and beautiful beaches which are the perfect place for you to enjoy with your family. All of them are perfect for nearly all seaside activities, such as searching for shells, swimming in rock pools, feeling the seawater and sand swirl between your toes, and simply relaxing underneath the sun and watching yachts, sailboats and ferries docking at the Bembridge Harbour. You can even take a horse ride along the shore edge with Sally’s Riding School.
Other than the Bembridge harbour, a major historic attraction on Bembridge is the 18th century windmill, the last one in the country. You can even step inside and climb to the top to see its mind blowing internal workings.
Also known as the sailing capital, Cowes is most famous amongst enthusiasts of water sports like kayaking, surfing or body boarding. However, the port town also holds entertainment for those who do not much like water sports, including Queen Victoria’s Osborne House.
The Royal holiday home is lavishly built in an Italianate style, lemon hued and theatrical. Visitors to the Osborne house can step inside, see the grand staterooms and family quarters and admire the personal treasures of Victoria and Albert.
Other than the Osborne House, East Cowes and enjoy historic markets with a number of unique shops selling items: from antiques to art and more importantly, gifts and souvenirs! The town also has a number of fine restaurants, which serve a vast menu of food, from classic fish and chips, to the most exotic cuisine. If you are in the mood for a drink, Cowes has a bar in nearly every street You can even go over to the famous Thorness bay or visit west wight, which is quite nearby and is an extremely most exotic sites. This part of Isle of Wight is especially beautiful.
Sandown Beach is by far the finest and most beautiful beach on the isle. With a Victorian pier, seaside resorts, soft lovely sands, calm and blue water for you to soak your toes in, and a number of traditional British seaside charms, the beach is extremely popular with tourists and surfers. Not only this, but the beach’s seaside resorts are also regularly used to host a number of events and music festivals, making your holiday even more fun and magical than you planned.
However, that’s not it. Because if you are looking for entertainment, Sandown is the place to be. If you head north towards Yaverland beach, your spades and buckets can serve a whole new purpose – searching for dinosaur fossils. In fact, you can even go visit the nearby Dinosaur Isle. Other nearby attractions include the Isle of Wight Zoo, and Amazon World Zoo Park, both of which serve as a sanctuary for more than 200 endangered species. But if you and your children are really looking for an adventure, there is no better place than Blackgang Chine, an adventure park where your wildest dreams come true.
However, if you are looking for something quiet and relaxed, you can always visit Cheverton Copse, which is a great place for a family outing and swimming in an outdoor pool. It has some of the highest reviews in the market.
Located in Sandown and just minutes away from all of these attractions, Fairway is the best place for you to enjoy your caravan holidays. With a number of friendly accommodation options and facilities, we perfect for all types of family friendly holidays. So call us today and book the perfect spot on our grounds. If you have already come before, leave a review on our page.
6. St Helens
The St Helens Village is located on the eastern coast, between the villages of Bembridge and Seaview. It’s famous for a number of reasons, but the most important attractions is it’s village greens, which the village developed around. Many even consider St Helens Greens to be among of the largest ones in England.
But that is not all which the village offers, since there is a lot more to do in St Helen, including a fishing marina which is located just outside the village. The village also has its own beautiful, sandy beach, and many popular cafes and restaurants. You can also explore the ruins of the old St Helens church, or visit the new church in the village! You can also visit the St Helens Coastal Resort, and spend the day in the most beautiful and relaxing seaside towns in the world.
7. Thorness Bay
Located at the north side of the and overlooking the Solent, the Thorness Bay sits on a woodland hillside and has some of the most unique views of the sea through the trees. This part of the island is especially beautiful, and revered for its calm, relaxing shores and the soft golden sand which you can feel beneath your toes.
But while the park is fun and enjoyable for the whole family, Thorness Bay itself is something even more exciting. Spread out over 3 Km, the bay boasts a beautiful beach, almost untouched by humans with a natural seabed of mud and soft golden sand. However, what visitors enjoy most about Thorness Bay is it’s quiet woody surroundings, which offer an almost surreal experience of calm and relaxation.
Located on the southern east edge and home to number of beautiful beaches, Ventnor is among the best places to visit if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of British cities. Rightly listed amongst of the isles magnificent seaside towns, Ventnor offers its visitors a number of activities and attractions.
The town itself is built on steep slopes over looking the sea and has a number of beautiful attractions. These include the Blackgang Chine, the stunning Ventnor beach, and the Ventnor Fringe Festival.
Park Homes For Sale – Book a viewing today
Anticipate staying in a park home with a scenic view on the charming Isle of Wight for your next holiday. Our holiday homes for sale feature fancy cottages in the Isle of Wight that are available, so book your viewing today. Our park holiday homes are in the perfect locations with spectacular sea views for when you want to take a romantic break as a couple or go for a fun trip with the entire family. For all ages, a trip to Fairway Holiday Parks promises to be a memorable one, so don’t wait to book your viewing.
There are several top-quality properties to choose from for your stay, whether it is a short or longer stay. With numerous different layouts available, choose the one that best meets your needs, whether you want a large kitchen, a certain number of bedrooms, or a certain style. The accommodations in Fairway Holiday Parks feature beautiful interiors and modern appliances and facilities. We’ll even throw in a tv, a washing machine, and an attached outdoor pool as additional facilities if you come for a longer period of time. Gaze on the lovely greenery of Sandown, the stunning resort on the Southern coastline.
By purchasing any of our homes you get unlimited access to all of the facilities and services our park offers. So you can spend your holiday like you want, on the beach, by an outdoor pool, or our indoor swimming pool, or in our hot tubs.
The park homes for sale are a short walk to the beach, where you can lounge on the soft sand and feel the warmth of the sun. Look out on the clear water and forget any worries or stresses. Only steps from the entrance to your beautiful holiday home in Isle of Wight are numerous enjoyable activities. The on site facilities that Fairway Holiday Park offers are sure to appeal to all our guests. See the park homes for sale we have today and search for the style and type of caravan you want. Create an account with us and become a member to subscribe to our email newsletter and receive the latest ads and a special promo code from us. Visit our page to find out more and choose the perfect unit for yourself.
Holiday accommodation on the Isle of Wight
Fairway Holiday Parks is conveniently located in Sundown which provides you with easy access to the Southern coast. Stay with us on the Isle of Wight and see all that this beautiful spot has to offer. There are a number of dazzling beaches nearby, including Sundown Beach. With soft golden sand and the pleasure pier, this area is such that you will want to stroll around and stay in forever to properly take in the peaceful environment. But remember, there are 57 miles of the beautiful coastline, with beaches all along to it, so be sure to check out the other great spots as well.
Your family can also take in the walking paths, explore nearby parks, such as Robin Hill Park, and visit the Amazon World, an amazing wildlife park which is home to a number of endangered and unique animals. The colorful cliffs of Alum Beach are also well worth the visit. Many attractions await you, as do exciting water sports. Then, enjoy relaxing moments in your luxury cottage in Isle of Wight at the end of the sightseeing day. But before you head back to your place, be sure to stop by some of the famous restaurants for freshly caught sea food. This local treat is not something to miss!
We have a number of accommodation options available, from the traditional lodge and static caravans to apartments and chalets as well. At Fairway, you do not have to search for anything.
If you’d like to know more about buying accommodation on the Isle of Wight, then the team at Fairway Holiday Parks is looking forward to hearing from you. Create an account today, or call us directly on 01983 218492 to book dates and times. All bookings are subject to terms and conditions.
Isle of Wight Holiday Lodges by Fairway Holiday Park
It doesn’t matter if you are only visiting for the October half term holidays or for a longer duration, Fairway Holiday Parks is the place to be for lodges and homes. We have a large collection of lodges for sale in Isle of Wight. Set in the Southern resort of Sandown, the parks have modern facilities and accommodations which all of our guests can use, and it is close to the water. Taking a holiday break is something that everyone needs. The leisurely activities combined with beautiful scenery, and warm climates to create the perfect paradise. Why put visiting this amazing location off any longer?
Our holiday lodge is perfect for a family holiday, or a romantic getaway with your partner. All of our Isle of Wight lodges are in perfect locations and are suitable for everyone who want to enjoy the adventure and a range of activities. We also have plenty of beaches for those who want to relax on the soft sand and even have wifi facilities all over our park. What more could you search for.
Making Your Stay in Isle of Wight Holiday Lodges Memorable with Fairway Holiday Park
It doesn’t matter how you want to spend your getaway, because any and every thing is possible here. Whether you might want to spend most of your time relaxing in a lodge at Fairway Holiday Parks or in the parks swimming pool. Or, you might divide your time between the parks and the beach. There are wonderful attractions spread across the Isle of Wight, as well as several spectacular beaches with crystal clear water. You can get out in nature, enjoy the mild climates, see amazing sights and explore historic towns and forests . You can make this holiday one which you and your loved ones never forget. Book now to see our selection of luxury lodges and make paradise a reality!