Holiday Tour Details
Isle of Wight Description
The Isle of Wight is a wonderful blend of stunning coastline, gorgeous countryside and award-winning attractions. It is a peaceful island with a pleasant pace of life and we enjoy discovering its many facets from our comfortable base in the popular town of Ryde.
Isle of Wight Itinerary
Sunday We travel from Cornwall to Hampshire and sail to the Isle of Wight. We arrive at our hotel late in the afternoon and enjoy a welcome hot drink.
Monday Today we travel “Round the Island”. Our day begins at the famous Needles allowing time for a break and to see the stacks of chalk rising out of the sea. We then visit Yarmouth for a lunch break and also have time in Cowes. There will be breathtaking scenery along the way.
Tuesday A day at leisure in Ryde to stroll along the beach, enjoy the local attractions or explore the island independently.
Wednesday Our day begins with a visit to Shanklin Old Town where the quaint cottages and thatched roofs give it a picture-book feel. This is followed by a visit to Ventnor, one of Britain’s most famous Victorian health resorts, with a warm microclimate. In the afternoon we visit Brading Roman Villa, one of the finest Roman sites in the UK. Here we have a unique insight into Roman life in Britain.
Thursday Our excursion today takes us to Carisbrooke Castle, an English fort at the heart of the Isle of Wight which is steeped in history from the Norman Conquest to Charles I. The attraction is famous for its donkeys and for the Royal imprisonment of Charles I. Our afternoon is free in Ryde.
Friday After breakfast we take the ferry back to the mainland and after a break for lunch we complete the journey to Cornwall.
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 drink facilities and entertainment.
Isle of Wight Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
5 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Welcome drink on arrival
Excursions as detailed
Admission to Brading Roman Villa
Admission to Carisbrooke Castle
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