Places of Interest - Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight attractions

Places of Interest - Isle of Wight


Shanklin beach forms part of Sandown Bay

St Helens Beach - excellent for swimming - sand dunes

Cowes & Gurnard Beache is to the west of Cowes.

Ventnor beach - sheltered by high cliffs

Ryde Beach - north of Ryde Town Centre

Sandown - safe beach with Lifeguards on patrol

Colwell Bay - small, sandy beach with views of the Solent.

Compton Bay - sandy beach Freshwater Bay and Brook.

Totland Bay - delightful beach on the West side of the Island

Yaverland beach - 1 mile from Sandown Town Centre.

Freshwater Bay - small sand and shingle beach in the bay

Tel: +44 (0) 1983 823433 / 823366
Fax: +44 (0) 1983 823841

the Isle of Wight from pre-historic past to the present day
Museum of Island History
High Street
Isle of Wight
PO30 1TY
Tel: +44 (0) 1983 407231

This cottage museum was established in Brading in 1974, and was formed from the private doll collection started by the Munday family in 1960
Lilliput Antique Doll & Toy Museum
High Street
Isle of Wight
PO36 0DJ
Tel: 01983 740689

Fascinating exhibition recounts the history of this old Island community
Brighstone Shop and Village Museum
North Street
Isle Of Wight
PO30 4AX

Theatre & Cinema
Tel: +44 01983 527267

The Apollo Theatre was opened in 1972 after being converted from a former Methodist Church.
Apollo Theatre
Pyle Street
Isle of Wight
PO30 1JT
Tel: +44 (0) 1983 568099

The premier music venue on the Isle of Wight with everything from local bands to International superstars
The Venue @ Ryde Theatre
Ryde Theatre
Lind Street
Isle Of Wight
PO33 2NL
Tel: +44 (0) 1983 527020
Fax: +44 (0) 1983 822821

The theatre hosts a large number of both local and national plays, concerts, ballets and lectures throughout the year
Medina Theatre
Fairlee Road
Isle of Wight
PO30 2XD
Tel: +44 (0) 1983 537560
or 8712 208000
Fax: +44 (0) 1983 554492

Enjoy a wide range of films
Cineworld Cinema
Coppins Bridge
Isle of Wight
PO30 2BX

Tel: +44 (0) 1983 840188 852484
Fax: +44 (0) 1983 840188

Dramatic flying displays with eagles, hawks, vultures, falcons and owls, outside when fine. Otherwise indoor flight hall
Owl & Falconry Centre
Appuldurcombe House
Appuldurcombe Road
Isle of Wight
PO38 3EW
Tel: +44 (0) 1983 840270
Fax: +44 (0) 1983 840270

First opened to the public in 1952, our model village captures the Isle of Wight life in yesteryear.
Godshill Model Village
High Street
Isle of Wight
PO38 3HH
Tel: +44 (0) 1983 761555
or 1983 752194

Planetarium theatre and astronomy centre. A fascinating journey through time and space; stimulating both your imagination and your mind, in our exciting multimedia Astrodome Theatre.
Island Planetarium
Fort Victoria Country Park
Westhill Lane
Isle of Wight
PO41 0RR
Isle of Wight Zoo
Yaverland Seafront
Isle of Wight PO36 8QB
Tel: 01983 405562
Fax: 01983 401684
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Home to Britain's largest collection of tigers, this award winning zoo has been a dedicated to the tiger for over a quarter of a century. The Zoo also cares for a wide range of other animals including lions, leopards, jaguars, lemurs, monkeys, snakes, spiders and lizards

Isle of Wight Zoo

Ventnor Brewery
Ventnor Brewery
119 High Street
Isle Of Wight
PO38 1LY
Tel: +44 01983 856161
Fax: +44 01983 856404

Situated on the Isle of Wight, nestling below the chalky downs of St Boniface you will find Ventnor Brewery. Beer has been fermented here since 1840 using the age-old recipe of malt, hops and its distinctive ingredient of St. Boniface natural spring water which emanates from the rocks above Ventnor.

Ventnor Brewery

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