5 days in Isle of Wight Itinerary

5 days in Isle of Wight Itinerary

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Drive to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Drive to Sandown
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Drive to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Drive to London

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Sandown

A holiday in Sandown offers opportunities for leisure, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly activities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Totland (The Needles Battery & The Needles). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Isle of Wight Zoo, contemplate the long history of Osborne House, identify plant and animal life at Amazon World Zoo Park, and step into the grandiose world of Carisbrooke Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sandown attractions planning website.

London to Sandown is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Sandown are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandown

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Isle of Wight travel guide

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Historic Sites · Wildlife Areas · Zoos
Just a short ferry ride from the mainland, the Isle of Wight has been a magnet for family vacationers for many decades. Today, the largest English island draws a young party crowd with its multitude of music festivals, rustic fishermen’s cafes, and eco-friendly campsites. The island’s main appeal remains its mild climate, allowing for a wide range of outdoor activities and watersports. Its coastline attracts families, who come here to enjoy warm beaches, dramatic cliffs, and ever-changing sand dunes. Despite being only 10 km (6 mi) from the mainland city of Portsmouth, the island is a world apart in terms of scenery, culture, and pace of life.