on the Isle of Wight

Take an Island break this Easter

The Isle of Wight offers the ultimate Easter family holiday. From a Royal palace to a rocket testing site, from riding a rollercoaster to exploring an illuminated gorge; the Island has an attraction for every type of family. There’s a whole Island waiting to be discovered when you’re ready.

Wightlink is ready to take you there from one of our three ports in Hampshire, with midweek car Day Returns from £59. And best of all, Kids Go Free during the school holidays, so you can keep going back as often as you like.

Book with confidence

When you book with us you can be confident that if your plans change, you have the flexibility to amend your booking. With our Standard tickets, you get:

  • FREE online amendments to your travel dates
  • Unlimited FREE travel date amendments
  • Full cancellation refund in advance of travel, minus a £5.00 fee

For peace of mind and full flexibility, we recommend booking with a Standard vehicle ferry ticket. If you purchase an Economy ticket, you can still amend your travel dates for free, but full cancellation charges would apply.

Explore our vehicle ticket options

Kids Go Free

With kids travelling for free as foot passengers to the Isle of Wight over every school holiday in 2022, you can say goodbye to staying in and getting bored, and hello to excitement and adventure.

Take your kids to the Island for free

Inspiration for your next getaway

The Isle of Wight is an idyllic location all year round. Find inspiration for your Easter adventure below.

Children having fun at Tapnell Farm, Isle of Wight

Tapnell Farm Park

The perfect place for all the family. Meet meerkats, fly through the air on a zip wire and race around in go karts – all in one day.

Find out more about Tapnell Farm Park

Find out more about Tapnell Farm Park
Inside Dinosaur Isle Museum

Dinosaur Isle

Britain’s first dedicated museum for all things dinosaur, it brings together a collection of over 1,000 fossils, life-like technology and fun interactive displays.

Find out more about Dinosaur Isle

Find out more about Dinosaur Isle
A fountain in front of a sandstone-coloured building, Osborne House on the Isle of Wight

Osborne House

Explore what was once Queen Victoria’s private estate. Wander the manicured gardens, explore the Swiss Cottage children’s playhouse and don’t forget to visit Osborne’s private beach.

Discover more about Osborne House

Discover more about Osborne House

Midweek Car Day Returns from £59*

Hop over to the Isle of Wight this Easter for an adventure your kids will never forget. With midweek car Day Returns from £59, you can explore the Island at your own pace for less.

*Midweek Car Day Returns price terms

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Places to stay

You won’t be short of fantastic accommodation options on the Isle of Wight. You’ll find spa hotels, caravan parks, campsites and boutique B&Bs, most of which are only moments from the beautiful Island coastline.

Hotels and B&Bs

The Island has you covered for every type of break, with spa hotels, luxury accommodation, boutique B&Bs and even dog-friendly hotels available to choose from.

Explore Island hotels and B&Bs

Explore Island hotels and B&Bs

Holiday parks and caravan sites

Take your pick from a great selection of Isle of Wight holiday parks and caravan sites, many coming with stunning views right next to the coast.

Explore Island holiday parks

Explore Island holiday parks

Cottages and self catering

The Island boasts a range of cottages and self catering accommodation options, many of which are dog-friendly, so all the family is truly welcome.

Explore Island cottages

Explore Island cottages
Two children eating chocolate Easter bunnies outside

Things to do this Easter on the Isle of Wight

Easter is a great time to visit the Isle of Wight, as the weather gets a bit warmer and there’s a whole host of activities going on. Find out what you could get up to in our blog below.

Family fun

From a Royal residence to a rocket testing site, from riding the waves to riding a rollercoaster, from beaches to forests to an illuminated gorge, we’ve got an attraction for every type of family. 

Whether you have an hour, a day, a weekend or a week to spend on the Isle of Wight you’ll experience something you’ve never seen before. 

So what are you waiting for? Your next family adventure is closer than you think!

Family fun on the Isle of Wight

Coronavirus: large, open on board spaces

In response to coronavirus, we’ve put in a host of measures to make your journey with us as safe as possible – that’s why we’ve achieved the ‘We’re Good to Go’ mark from VisitEngland. Our ferries are spacious, with large, open on-board areas as well as outside decks.

See our latest measures

Explore the Island

Need to find something to do while you’re there? Wightlink Explorer has got you covered. Our interactive map is the go-to place for Island inspiration.