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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View from Mottistone Down on a misty morning

Where you can visit 

Our Isle of Wight coast and countryside places 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.

Winter days out on the Island

A little girls sits on a tree branch with four members of her family looking up at her.

Winter family adventures on the Isle of Wight 

Don’t let the weather keep your little ones cooped up indoors this winter. We have over 5000 acres of countryside that’s perfect for getting the whole family outdoors. Find out the best things to do when it’s a little bit cold.

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.