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Family at Newtown National Nature Reserve, Isle of Wight
Family walking at Newtown National Nature Reserve | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Family-friendly places to visit on the Isle of Wight

There's plenty of family fun to be had on the Isle of Wight, from making a mud pie in the Bembridge Windmill Mud Bakery to exploring the wild den-building area at Mottistone Gardens. Find out the best places for a family visit.

Come out and play at these places around the Isle of Wight

Visitors at the Needles Old Battery and New Battery, Isle of Wight

Needles Old and New Battery 

There are lots of ways for little visitors to make even more of their visit here. Explore the hidden tunnel that goes deep underground or re-fuel in the tea-room.

Aerial view of Mottistone Gardens, Isle of Wight

Mottistone Gardens and Estate 

Children will love exploring the Wild Woods and completing some of the '50 Things' activities. Each season there are special trails for little ones, so there's always something new to discover.

near Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Partially open today
View of Bembridge Windmill, Isle of Wight from the rear, and surrounded by trees.

Bembridge Windmill 

Explore this little gem at Bembridge - the last surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight. Make a mud pie in the Mud Bakery or find the hidden mice.

Bembridge, Isle of Wight

Closed now
Cormorant and oystercatchers at Newtown National Nature Reserve, Isle of Wight

Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall 

There's plenty of wildlife to discover at Newtown. Borrow one of our tracker packs and head out on a nature adventure.

Newtown, Isle of Wight

Partially open today

Family days out on the Isle of Wight

    Sunset over the Needles headland coast, Isle of Wight. The Needles lighthouse and rocks can be seen in the shade, leading up to the coastline.

    Discover more on the Isle of Wight

    Gardens, forts, a windmill, a National Nature Reserve, and 17 miles of coastline and over 5000 acres of countryside on this treasure island.