The journey to Southampton takes about 2 hours and the ferry to the Isle of Wight takes about 45 minutes. It is the ideal place at any time of the year for your relaxing stay. It’s jokingly referred to as “England’s Down Under” and is a beautiful island with its untouched landscape and a wealth of fascinating sights. The Isle of Wight is an English island and county between three and five miles south of the coast of Great Britain on the English Channel. It is south of Hampshire County and is separated by the Solent from England. The Isle of Wight is simply nature & culture treasure. Here in this tour, you will enjoy both the island’s peaceful nature and deep-seated island culture with bucolic villages, heritage and many more facts. Fly with the lift chairs in Needles Park over a breath-taking view, come closer and meet the local glass and pearl producers, visit the model and farm villages as well as sandy beaches of this lovely and traditional island with us today!
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Stop At: The Needles, United Kingdom
Upon arrival at the island, you will proceed to the Needles Park, a truly natural area with its iconic lighthouse. The Needles are a series of three distinct limestone stacks that rise off the sea from the west end of the island near the Alum Bay. Since 1859, at the West side of the formation, there has been a lighthouse designed by Scottish civil engineer James Walker and is an extraordinary attraction. You will be able to take a chairlift and enjoy the amazing view of the cliffs and beaches on the shore of Needles. (Please ask for a winter time table or operation).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Alum Bay Glass, The Needles Park, Totland PO39 0JD England
The world-renowned Alum Bay Glass shop offers handmade, unique British glass articles directly from the Isle of Wight. The production of fine glassware has fascinated people for centuries, part magic and part science. On the Isle of Wight, the glassmakers of Alum Bay continue this traditional craft, forging shining iridescent patterns, light shades, daring contrasts and delicate pastels from a range of materials such as silver and gold. You will be able to see qualified craftsmen demonstrating a live show and you will have the chance to fill a glass with layers of various coloured Alum Bay sand. In the glass shop, you can purchase stunning souvenirs as well.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Isle of Wight Pearl, Military Rd, Brighstone, Newport PO30 4DD, UK
The next stop in your itinerary is Isle of Wight Pearl Factory. This island treasure celebrates its 30th anniversary. Not just an inescapable collection of pearl gems, but also a stunning cliff-top view of the English Channel, a butterfly meadow and a cafe. You will find out more thanks to a 30-minute-long fun and informative talk about the fascinating world of pearls. Discover the culture, cultivation and transformation of pearls into beautiful jewellery.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Model Village Godshill, High St, Godshill, Ventnor PO38 3HH, UK
After the pearl of the island you will head towards one of the most popular villages of England. Godshill is a stunning village in the heart of Isle of Wight and boasts some of the island's oldest architecture. Godshill is as picturesque as it is popular with its lovely medieval church, charming chaffed cottages and a winding main street bordered by traditional tearooms. The Ford Farm was also renowned for having hosted the first Isle of Wight Festival in 1968. Regardless of your interests, during a visit, Godshill has plenty to do. The village also has an interesting collection of traditional tea rooms offering local crafts and products such as ciders, pickles, mustards and biscuits. Godshill has a popular and very detailed village model where you will feel like Gulliver.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: All Saints Church, Church Hill, Godshill, Ventnor PO38 3HY, UK
The medieval All Saints Church (which has given its name to the village) overlooks the town from the slopes of the hill and climbs steeply up the steps on Church Hollow road. You will fall in love. Whether you're looking for a traditional cream tea or a delicious evening meal, in Godshill you'll find an outstanding selection of food. The tea rooms are frequently visited by locals and are family-friendly and the local pubs are equipped with high beams and cosy fireplaces. Godshill is a great place to visit in the centre of Isle of Wight.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Sandown, UK
Your final stop in the Isle of Wight is beautiful Sandown Beach. Sandown Beach is one of the finest and best-known beaches on the Isle of Wight, with miles of soft golden sands crowned by the pier of Sandown. Sandown has a traditional holiday beach which you'd expect from an English family beach, popular among tourists and surfers. The Esplanade in Sandown offers typical seaside cafes as well as souvenir shops and beach shops, whereas the pier is full of fun and crazy golf courses. There are several outlet sites to rent for camping on the beach and you can make teas and coffees and eat hot chips with salt and vinegar while you sit on the beach. The beach also has lounge facilities to rent for your lazy time under the southern sun. You will return to London where you will have a night view and fantastic arrangements on the ferry to make this trip the most memorable. We hope you all enjoyed your great day out!
Duration: 1 hour
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- For healthier travel experience, we will be upgrading our standard vehicles to SUVs, MPVs and Vans for 8 people or less and 16 or 33 seater minibuses for 9 people or more, both options at no extra cost. All medical regulations will be adhered to during this time until further notice for your safety.
- Fuel surcharge
- Parking Fees
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Private transportation
- Entry/Admission - Model Village Godshill
8 to 10 hours
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