This really is very beautiful holiday island with everything to offer. A year upon year favourite destination with our clients that makes for an extremely enjoyable break. Included is a ride on the famous Isle of Wight Steam Railway.
The 3 star Channel View Hotel enjoys a unique location occupying an elevated cliff-top position overlooking Shanklin Bay with the sandy beaches and safe bathing that the island is renowned for. Each en-suite bedroom has tea and coffee making facilities and a lift serves all floors.
Monday From you front door we join the Club Class coach for the drive to Southampton for the crossing to the Isle of Wight. This afternoon we continue to our 3 star hotel where we have time to settle in before dinner this evening.
Tuesday Today a chance to get oneís bearings on the island during a scenic tour around the south and west including historic Yarmouth and picturesque Calbourne where we stop with time to walk into the village to visit the famous Winkle Street. We return to the hotel with time to relax before dinner.
Wednesday Today we drive to the north of the island for a nostalgic ride on the Isle of Wight Steam Train. Take a ride behind a vintage steam locomotive and breathe in the evocative aromas of a real steam railway, while your eyes and ears thrill to the puffing and hissing of the steam engine. Settle back in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages and enjoy a unique view of some of the islandís unspoilt countryside. We spend time in Ryde before returning to the hotel for dinner.
Thursday After breakfast we visit Osbourne House, the much loved home of Queen Victoria and her family. We then have time at leisure before our final eveningís dinner is served at the hotel.
Friday After breakfast we catch the ferry and return to the mainland, using the motorways to arrive in our home areas where our taxis await.
Fenn Holidays Ltd, Whittlesey Road, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 0AG