Best Things To Do & Days Out In Isle of Wight

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 19 fun things to do in Isle of Wight for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Isle of Wight day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Isle of Wight with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

Things to do in Isle of Wight

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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical

Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle, Castle Hill, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1XY

Things to do at Carisbrooke Castle review Carisbrooke Castle is a historical English Heritage property in Newport on the Isle of Wight. It sits high and proud and has been an artillery fortress, king's prison and a royal summer residence. It has been a central place of power and...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Museum Outdoor Fun Sports

Calbourne Water Mill

Calbourne Water Mill , Newport Rd, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30 4JN

Things to do at Calbourne Water Mill review Calbourne Water Mill is a working mill with demonstrations, a war museum, crazy golf and activities on the water. This is the only working water mill on the Isle of Wight. It is set in 35 acres of stunning rural landscape....
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All Ages Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun

Monkey Haven

Monkey Haven, Five acres farm, Staplers Rd, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NB

Things to do at Monkey Haven review Monkey Haven is an award-winning sanctuary for monkeys and other animals near Newport on the Isle of Wight. The sanctuary was founded in 1999 on a muddy field. With the help of countless supporters, it has been turned into a popular family-friendly...
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All Ages Outdoor Theme Park

Robin Hill Country Park

Robin Hill Country Park, Downend Rd, Downend, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU

Things to do at Robin Hill Country Park review Robin Hill is 88 acres of exploration, entertainment and adventure located near Newport on the Isle of Wight. It is a theme park that is owned by the Dabell family who also own Blackgang Chine. You can purchase a combined...
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All Ages Outdoor Outdoor Fun

Godshill Model Village

Godshill Model Village, HIgh St, Godshill, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 3HH

Things to do at Godshill Model Village review Godshill Model Village nestles in the grounds of the Old Vicarage in Godshill on the Isle of Wight. It is set in nearly 2 acres of landscaped gardens and is a great family-friendly. Great attention to detail has been paid to...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Animals Indoor Fun

Amazon World Zoo

Amazon World Zoo, Watery Ln, Newchurch, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 0LX

Things to do at Amazon World Zoo review Amazon World Zoo Park is located in Newchurch, Isle of Wight. It has a large range of unusual, rare and exotic animals. With around 200 different species. At the zoo, you can learn all about conservation and rainforests while coming face to...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Railway

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Isle of Wight Steam Railway, The railway station, Main Road, Havenstreet, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4DA

Things to do at Isle of Wight Steam Railway review The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is a heritage railway in Havenstreet on the Isle of Wight. The railway journeys on 5.5 miles of track from Smallbrook Junction to Wootton station. On board one of their majestic steam trains you...
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Toddlers Primary Tweens Outdoor Theme Park Outdoor Fun

Blackgang Chine

Blackgang Chine, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HN

Things to do at Blackgang Chine review Blackgang Chine has plenty of things for the whole family. The oldest amusement park in the UK, it is home to a number of different themed lands such as a Pirate Cove, a Cowboy Town and even a dinosaur area with...
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Primary Tweens Teens Outdoor Sports

Isle of Wight Aqua Park

Isle of Wight Aqua Park, Tapnell Farm House, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0YJ

Things to do at Isle of Wight Aqua Park review The Isle of Wight Aqua Park is located at Tapnell farm in Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. It is great fun for families and children (from 8+) and features a series of obstacles and challenges. The park has...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun

Tapnell Farm Park

Tapnell Farm Park, Newort Rd, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0YJ

Things to do at Tapnell Farm Park review Tapnell Farm Park is a farm-themed amusement park with a petting zoo, plus go-kart rides, sledge slides & play areas in Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. It is a relatively new all-weather farm park with lots to see and do. The...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical Outdoor Fun

Osborne House Isle of Wight

Osborne House, York Ave, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6JX

Things to do at Osborne House Isle of Wight review Osborne House is a former royal residence in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The house was built between 1845 and 1851 especially for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a summer home and a rural retreat. The...
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All Ages Outdoor Great Outdoors Sports

Rylstone Gardens

Rylstone Gardens, 11 Popham Rd, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6RG

Things to do at Rylstone Gardens review Rylstone gardens is a small gem of a place hidden away near Shanklin Old Village on the Isle of Wight. Access to the gardens is on foot as there is only a small parking area. Rylstone gardens are free and open to...
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All Ages Outdoor Great Outdoors

Shanklin Chine

Shanklin Chine, 3 Chine Ave, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6BW

Things to do at Shanklin Chine review Shanklin Chine is a beautiful place to visit in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. There is a newly extended tea room and the cream tea is a highlight to any visit. There are some amazing plants growing that you would not...
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Primary Tweens Indoor Museum

Dinosaur Isle

Dinosaur Isle, Culver Parade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8QA

Things to do at Dinosaur Isle review Dinosaur Isle is a family-friendly museum in Sandown on the Isle of Wight. It is a purpose-built dinosaur attraction in a building shaped like a Pterosaur flying across the sky. The collection currently consists of around 30,000 geological specimens including many fossils....
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All Ages Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun

Isle of Wight Zoo

Isle of Wight Zoo, Yaverland Rd, Yaverland, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8QB

Things to do at Isle of Wight Zoo review The Isle of Wight Zoo is based on Sandown beach, previously known as the Sandown Zoo. It is a wildlife sanctuary inside the former Sandown Fort on the coastline of the Isle of Wight. It is now a charitable trust...
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