Join us for a Isle of Wight Coach Holiday

The Isle of Wight has so much to offer people of all ages and from all different walks of life.  It hosts a wonderful mild climate and award-winning beaches which cover sixty miles of the coastline with beautiful shimmering waters. These are some of the things which have allowed the Isle of Wight to become a fabulous destination for coach holidays goers for many years.

There is so much for everyone to discover and enjoy ranging from fun-filled theme parks to the magnificent heritage sites. For the history lovers out there take a trip around the spectacular Osbourne House a fond favourite of Queen Victoria for a special retreat. Here you can take in the royal apartments and the beautiful gardens. The house was given to the nation by King Edward VII.

Isle of Wight

As part of your coach break, ensure you visit the exquisite botanical gardens and vineyards around the island and take a trip to the Zoo and Tiger Sanctuary at Sandown. Alternatively, you can hop aboard the Isle of Wight Steam Railway for fantastic scenic views around the island.

The islands hosts many picturesque villages and seaside towns to explore from Ryde, Cowes and Sandown down to the enchanting village of Shanklin with its quaint and cosy tearooms and pretty thatched cottages. A trip to Alum Bay offers you a magnificent view of the legendary Needles, alternatively jump on a boat ride and discover the quiet secluded bays and fossil-rich coves.


The islands offers 500 miles of award-winning public footpaths and bridleways, with almost 30 miles of Heritage Coast seashore. This is an area of outstanding beauty.  The island has many beautiful award-winning beaches, giving host to unspoiled and spectacular scenery and a rich historical heritage. There is something for everyone with a multitude of attractions and adventures for everyone to explore, whether you are looking for wildlife, picture postcard villages or looking for a long stroll along a beautiful beach with spectacular cliffs. These are some of the reasons the Isle of Wight is an excellent choice for your next coach holiday.


Historic and Prehistoric Interest

The Island holds a lot of history for you to explore and enjoy.  There is an obvious evidence of a fascinating past here, dating back to the time of the dinosaurs. The bygone age if reflected in the forms of historical houses, Roman villas and medieval castles. Children love to journey back to prehistoric times, they can go in search for fossils and life-sized animated models at the Island’s dinosaur museums.  There is plenty of Maritime heritage to be discovered at many of the museums across the island, with displays of items recovered from shipwrecks including pirate gold and silver. In history the island was previously frequently visited by many well- known famous people, including Queen Victoria, Henry VIII, Charles Dickens, JMV Turner and Lewis Carroll to name a few.

Things to Do

No matter the weather there is always something to keep you entertained and exploring on the Isle of Wight with over 60 different places to visit during your stay. There are theme parks with thrilling rides, animal and bird sanctuaries, along with the regular carnivals and festivals to entice visitors of all ages. For the more outgoing amongst you, the island offers a whole host of sports facilities including paragliding, sailing and windsurfing. The island is a beautiful and tranquil place so if you prefer to take it easy, there are plentiful opportunities. Whatever you are looking for from your coach holiday you are sure to find it on the Isle of Wight.



Sandown is the island’s largest resort, offering a wealth of entertainment. Sandown Bay has a beautiful long sandy beach which is framed at either end by stunning white cliffs contrasting against the rich blue sea. Here you can enjoy a walk along the level promenade, explore its Victorian pier or head to the cliff-top path for a wonderful walk, with panoramic views of the bay.


This charming Victorian town features a vast sandy beach lined with original traditional beach huts.  This traditional seaside is a wonderful contrast to the picture postcard town which it blends into with its gorgeous thatched cottages of Shanklin Old Town at the head of the impressive Shanklin Chine.  Shanklin Chine is a stunning gorge with rare plants and a delightful waterfall.

Osborne House

Osborne House was built between 1845 and 1851 as a summer house and rural retreat of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.  Queen Victoria’s family home, is one of the most popular tourist attractions here on the Isle of Wight. Queen Victoria loved the setting of this house amidst beautiful gardens and the stunning coastline.

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Travel back in time on board beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages pulled by the oldest locomotive at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. This experience allows you to see the unspoiled beauty of the island as you travel down the track through ancient woodland, coastal landscapes and some of the island’s untouched countryside.

Alum Bay and The Needles

Alum Bay is one of the most picturesque beaches on the Isle of Wight. It is famous for its multi-coloured sand cliffs and stunning turquoise waters. Nearby you can experience the Isle of Wight’s most famous landmark – the Trinity Lighthouse and the iconic chalk cliffs known as The Needles, the remains of a ridge which once joined the island to the mainland.

Ventnor Botanic Garden

Ventnor Botanic Garden lies at the heart of a remarkable microclimate on the south coast of the Island. It is protected from the cold northerly winds by chalk downs it holds the warmth from its southerly aspect that boasts an impressive collection of rare, subtropical and exotic plants grown unprotected outdoors.

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The Isle of Wight is very different from any other UK holiday destination (as you appreciate from the moment it looms on the horizon on your magical ferry crossing).


There really is something here for everyone whether it be the stunning coastal views and walks, a carnival or a festival or a picturesque village for a cream tea.  The island also is lucky enough to get more sunshine than anywhere else in the UK.   There is a whole host of attractions waiting for you to explore here.


The Isle of Wight does really offer you an opportunity to have a holiday tailor-made to suit the needs and wishes of you, your friends and your family and you are spoilt for choice here on what to do. There are many accommodation options available on the island from holiday lets, hotels to campsites and country cottages.  There is rest assured something to suit everyone’s budget. So let us help you organise a holiday that you and your family will really enjoy and treasure forever. To view our Isle of Wight tours, click here.