On this fantastic holiday, we explore England’s largest island, the Isle of Wight. Known as the Garden Isle, the island is renowned for its warm climate, stunning scenery and friendly welcome. We stay in the seaside resort of Sandown, with its golden sandy beach and sweeping esplanade. The outward journey to the Isle of Wight is broken with an overnight stay at a quality hotel in the heart of England to ensure you arrive on the Isle relaxed, refreshed and ready to explore the area.
Day one – Begin your holiday with an overnight stay in a quality hotel in the heart of England with dinner, bed and breakfast included.
Day two – Travel to the Isle of Wight and arrive relaxed and refreshed at your seaside hotel.
Day three - A visit to Shanklin, an award-winning resort located nearby Sandown. Attractions include a sandy beach and an historic gorge with Dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.
Day four - We have left this day free to explore your seaside base, Sandown, offering a variety of pubs, restaurants and cafes which are a delight to wander round.
Day five – A day exploring Ryde, the largest town on the Isle of Wight with beaches which stretch right along the town. Ryde 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 six – After breakfast we set off on our journey home.
Price includes: Dinner, B&B | Coach & ferry travel throughout | Excursions | Door to Door Collection* | Some single rooms without supplement
Royal Pier Hotel – Sandown
Situated on the seafront, facing one of the finest award-winning and perhaps most popular beaches on the island, the Royal Pier was originally built by the Victorians for Princess Beatrice as her summer residence. Centrally located, just a two minute walk to the high street, the hotel offers the friendly atmosphere of a small hotel but the facilities of a large hotel, including a dining room overlooking the bay, two bars and an indoor swimming pool. There is nightly entertainment and a lift to most floors.
Our free Door to Door service is available to customers within 15 miles of Dunfermline / Edinburgh / Bathgate / Glasgow / Paisley / East Kilbride / Hamilton.
For customers living further afield, Door to Door may be available for a supplement.
Please note: You may travel with other customers in the people carrier, taxi or minibus taking you to your holiday coach. Not all members of your party may be in the same car if getting picked up at different addresses.