Day 1: We make our way to Portsmouth this morning for our ferry crossing to Fishbourne, from where we continue to our hotel for our 4
Day 2: This morning after breakfast we make our way to the Capital Newport for market day, after lunch we visit what was once Queen Victoria’s much loved palatial seaside home, Osbourne House. We visit the private apartments and state rooms as well as the beautiful gardens and Queen Victoria’s beach. Where there was bathing machine which the Queen used to get undressed in! Tying in withQueen Victoria and the 2017 film “Victoria and Abdul”, a trail has been specially created, Victoria’s Island Trail, to celebrate the island’s royal connections, with Osbourne House being key location on the trail.
Day 3: Today we have a free day in Ryde. The town has a great selection of boutique shops, museums and galleries for you to visit along
with lots of other things to see and do along its esplanade.
Day 4: Today we board our coach for a circular tour of the island, which boasts 60 miles of spectacular coastline and stunning scenery,
affording plenty of magnificent views. We start our day in the Historic port town of Yarmouth which is home to the oldest architecture on
the island, including a 16th century castle and a grade 2 listed pier. We continue onto The Needles Park which boast fabulous ocean
views and is home to the iconic chairlift, which operates from the cliff-top at Alum bay down to the beach below where we can see
the Needles rocks and coloured sands. We then continue our journey to St Catherine’s Lighthouse-the Isle of Wight most famous
Day 5: We begin our journey home.
3* Royal Esplanade Hotel
• 3* Royal Esplanade Hotel
• Location: Seafront/Promenade
• Welcome tea/coffee on arrival.
• Bedrooms with walk-in showers on request only.
• No single supplement as these are based on a single room.
• Only some twin/double rooms have sea views on request only and may incur a supplement.
• The 69 airy bedrooms are well-decorated and offer a mix of styles with excellent bathrooms.
• Tea/coffee in all bedrooms
August 17, 2020 - August 21, 2020
- Osbourne House
- Island Tour
- Live Entertainment 2 nights