The Needles, Cowes & Ryde 7 Days - Bayshore Hotel
The Isle of Wight has a great deal to offer with many superb sandy beaches, mile upon mile of stunning countryside and coastal walks and all the usual modern holiday facilities in the resorts. Sandown is the island's principal resort, and offers a wealth of entertainments. Sandown Bay is the largest on the island and offers a long, safe, sandy beach framed at either end by stunning white cliffs contrasting with the rich blue sea. On the High Street you will find a wide variety of wonderful shops. Dinosaur Isle offers life-like dinosaur models and skeletons. There is also a traditional pier. In addition, Sandown boasts Brown's Pleasure Park, swimming and squash at the Heights Leisure Centre and a fascinating Geological Museum. There are plenty of evening entertainments to suit all tastes. Nearby Brading has a Roman Villa complete with mosaic floors.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Alum Bay & Yarmouth
A sightseeing spectacular lies ahead today as we make our way along the stunning south coast of the island to take in the magnificent views and seascapes. A geological marvel, the multi-coloured cliffs are a sight to behold and the lighthouse at the end of the Needles is one of the most recognisable sights on the island. We will make our way to Yarmouth where the town is filled with quaint cafes, shops and galleries and the town square is overlooked by a stunning 17th century church./n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Day 4 - Day at Leisure
Day 5 - Excursion to Newport & Cowes
Explore two of the Diamond Isle's most popular destinations as we visit 'capital' Newport and sea-faring Cowes. Newport is known as the capital of the island and is home to two elegant squares that are flanked by beautiful Georgian and Victorian architecture, whilst Cowes is situated on the northern coast of the island and is famed for its yachting and bustling harbour./n
Day 6 - Ryde Half Day
Discover Ryde - once much-loved by Queen Victoria and where you'll find long stretches of sandy beaches and a thriving independent shopping scene./n
Day 7 - Return Travel
Situated in a magnificent position on the seafront, opposite the beach and pier and close to the shopping centre, the Bayshore Hotel is a popular choice for coach holidays to Sandown. All 77 bedrooms are centrally heated with TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities and private bath or shower and WC. The hotel has a light and spacious bar and lounge area with a large dance floor where entertainment is provided most evenings. There is a sun lounge and attractive restaurant overlooking the sea and a games room. Free WiFi in public areas. Lift serves all floors (a few stairs on split level floors).