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Family fun on the Isle of Wight

Just three miles and a whole world away from the mainland, the Isle of Wight offers the ultimate family day out. 

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!  

Book your ferry
You can now get a head start in booking your preferred travel times for 2022. Secure your sailing by booking ahead for the busy summer holidays and summer weekends next year.

Kids Go Free

With kids travelling for free as foot passengers to the Isle of Wight over every school holiday in 2021, you can say goodbye to staying in and getting bored, and hello to excitement and adventure.

Take your kids to the Island for free
Blackgang Chine roller coaster

Blackgang Chine

Blackgang Chine is the Isle of Wight’s most entrancing family experience! Let your imagination run wild as you venture on an exciting journey of discovery.

Explore Blackgang Chine

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 at Tapnell Farm Park.

See Tapnell Farm
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.

Learn about Dinosaur Isle
Victoria of Wight sailing alone in the Solent

Midweek day returns from just £59

Enjoy a day out on the Isle of Wight and cross the Solent from just £59*.

From price based on a day return with a car and up to seven people on our Portsmouth – Fishbourne route, travelling out at 07:40 and returning at 20:00 on Tuesday, 21 September 2021.

Best beaches

The Isle of Wight is renowned for its wide range of sandy beaches: whether you’re looking for the ideal day out with the kids, want to explore some hidden coves or enjoy some adrenaline-pumping water sports, the Isle of Wight has many stunning locations suitable for multiple seaside activities.

See the Island's beaches


The Isle of Wight has a fantastic range of cottages, camping and self catering accommodation for you and your family to enjoy. With so much on offer, there’s something to suit your style and budget giving you maximum flexibility on your holiday to enjoy the Isle of Wight to the fullest.

See where you can stay on the Island