Holiday Tour Details
Isle of Wight Description
The Isle of Wight is a mixture of fabulous attractions and spectacular scenery. From our base in the lovely town of Ryde, superbly situated overlooking the sparkling waters of the Solent, we explore the island that has delighted holiday-makers for centuries.
Isle of Wight Itinerary
Sunday We travel from Cornwall to Hampshire and board the ferry for the Isle of Wight. Upon arrival on the island we make our way to Ryde and our hotel.
Monday A full day excursion “Round the Island” travelling along “The Back of the Wight” from Sandown via Ventnor to the famous Needles allowing time for lunch. We continue our journey via Yarmouth to Cowes, some breathtaking scenery is guaranteed.
Tuesday Stepping into the footsteps of royalty we visit the beautiful Osborne House. The former home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert is designed in an Italian Renaissance palazzo and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. We also visit the beautiful church at Whippingham where the full history is told at the visitors centre.
Wednesday Today is free to explore the Victorian town of Ryde. The town has many attractions and delights of its own but also has excellent transport links for those of us who wish to venture further afield.
Thursday Our excursion today takes us to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway with beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages. This included train ride passes through five and a half miles of unspoilt Island countryside. We also visit the pretty village of Godshill.
Friday After a good breakfast we depart our hotel for the short drive to the ferry and return to Cornwall arriving home early evening.
Isle of Wight Hotel
The three star Royal Esplanade Hotel is a beautiful Victorian listed building situated on the sea front.
Lift, porterage, wifi, hot drinks facilities and entertainment.
Isle of Wight Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
Return ferry crossings
5 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Welcome drink on arrival
Excursions as detailed
Admission to Osborne House
Admission to Whippingham Church
Ride on Isle of Wight Railway
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Isle of Wight Further Information
Limited number of single rooms at no supplement
Home pick up £12 per person
£75 non-refundable deposit
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel