Isle of Wight

The Needles Headland, Isle of Wight

Welcome to a treasure island just a 30-minute ferry ride away.

Places to visit

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A sunny day on Bembridge Down with blue sea and pink thrift

Where you can visit 

Our Isle of Wight coast and countryside places, as well as Mottistone Gardens and the Needles Old Battery, are open for local walks and exercise. The car parks are also open. When planning your visit, please follow government guidance and stay local.

Elsewhere in the South East, many gardens, parks, coast and countryside sites are open. Houses and other indoor areas remain closed and cafés are takeaway only. Please use the website to book your visit, and to check opening times and facilities before visiting us for a local walk.

Spring on the Isle of Wight

A sloping field covered in bluebells on Ventnor Downs

Spring walks on the Isle of Wight 

With a warm climate and plenty of sun, the Isle of Wight often has signs of spring before many parts of the UK. And a walk across our countryside is the perfect way to spot them. We’ve put together a few suggestions to help you discover spring just around the corner.

Look out for bluebells....

A walker stands beside St Catherine's Oratory admiring the view

Discover some history on the Isle of Wight 

If you have an interest in history, come and explore some of the great places we care for on the Isle of Wight. Here's just a sample of what you can find.

Things to enjoy at home this spring