Isle of Wight – Fri 20 to Tues 24 August 2021

£395.00 per person

Join us for a five day short break to The Isle of Wight. Staying in the Holiday Resort town of Sandown, we will be exploring Queen Victoria’s Osborne House, Rosemary Vineyard and The Donkey Sanctuary as well as the town of Ryde. You will be staying at the Trouville Hotel which is located right on the golden beach which also hosts live entertainment most evenings.

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Join us on a 5 day trip to the Isle of Wight. We will be staying at the Trouville Hotel in Sandown which is quite literally on the golden beach with panoramic views of Sandown Bay. Located on the southeast coast of the Island, most of the hotel’s en suite bedrooms have an uninterrupted sea view over stunning Sandown Bay. There is live entertainment most evenings, with two large dance floors overlooking the water. The hotel also has four short mat bowls lanes.

Day 1:  We depart the Blackmore Vale and head to Lymington to catch the ferry across to the Isle of Wight.  We aim to arrive mid-afternoon so plenty of time to settle in before dinner.

Day 2:   After breakfast to Osborne House which Queen Victoria and Prince Albert bought in 1845.  They created a private home away from court life.  Victoria used Osborne House for over 50 years entertaining foreign royalty and visiting ministers, finding solace thereafter Albert’s death in 1861.  Today many of the rooms are filled with original furniture and art, while the planting in the grounds is to Albert’s designs.  After Queen Victoria’s death, Prince Edward gave the house to the nation on his coronation day in 1902.

Day 3:  After breakfast, we head to Rosemary Vineyard which is one of the largest producers of English wine covering 30 acres. Whatever your tipple there’s something for everyone from full-bodied English red wines, ciders to refreshing apple juice.  After lunch, we head to the Donkey Sanctuary where you can meet the residents all 97 donkeys and 26 ponies!

Day 4:  After breakfast, we travel to Ryde where you can spend the day exploring the largest town on the Isle of Wight.  In addition to an expanse of sandy beaches which stretch right along with the town, Ryde has a great selection of boutique shops, museums and galleries to explore

Day 5:  After breakfast, we depart our hotel and begin our journey home.


  • 4-night hotel, dinner & B&B at the Trouville Hotel, Sandown, Isle of Wight (Price £535 now due to additional room supplement and no single room availability)
  • All attractions and visits included
  • Complimentary drinks on the coach when feasible

Depart Stalbridge: 08:00 approx   –   Return Stalbridge: 19:00 approx

All itineraries are approximate and subject to change


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