Isle of Wight

Large colourful flower borders with gravel path in the middle

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

Places to visit

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The view from Mottistone Down

Where you can visit 

We’re reopening the places you love safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens, parks and houses, especially at busy times such as weekends. See what’s open and ready for you to book this week below…

Places to visit on the Isle of Wight
Long views from Luccombe Down over Stenbury to St Catherine's Down in the far distance

Walking on the Isle of Wight

Autumn is a magical season to go walking in. Changing colours, migrating wildlife, and atmospheric landscapes filled with mists, mean that there is always something to see. We've a series of downloadable walks that will help you spot these changes at the places we care for.

Early autumn wildlife to spot

East Bird hide at Newtown National Nature Reserve, Isle of Wight

Autumn wildlife at Newtown

Newtown may only cover 1530 acres, but it’s home to hundreds of species of wildlife. In autumn, the creeks below and skies above fill with birds migrating to and from the Reserve. But it’s not just avian life that calls Newtown home. You’ll also find all sorts of other wildlife to spot here.

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.