Isle of Wight and Portsmouth

Includes return ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight

Overview

The Isle of Wight is an area of outstanding natural beauty on the south coast of England. It is home to a variety of distinctive landscapes, dramatic cliffs, long stunning beaches, fields, woodlands and many more natural attractions. The natural beauty would effortlessly inspire you to return. You'll enjoy a brief visit to Portsmouth where you'll see the Spinnaker Tower and learn about the heritage, naval history, art, music and much more. On selected tours we also take a scenic drive through the New Forest on our return journey.

tour duration

Tour
Duration

Day Tour
age range

Age
Range

2-99
tour pace

Tour
Pace

Relaxed
group size

Average
Group Size

12 - 30

What's Included

  • Return travel by executive coach & Wightlink ferry
  • Services of an experienced tour leader
  • Morning visit to Portsmouth, the UK’s premier waterfront destination with centuries of naval history
  • Guided coach tour of the Isle of Wight’s favourite sights including the Needles, Alum Bay Sands, and one of England’s oldest and prettiest villages Godshill

Itinerary

Morning

In the morning we enjoy a brief stop in Portsmouth where you will learn about the world famous historic ships – HMS Victory, the Mary Rose & HMS Warrior, that have shaped British history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. You'll also see the Spinnaker tower soaring 170 meters into the sky above the historic harbour of Portsmouth. We depart Portsmouth in the late morning by ferry to Isle of Wight

Afternoon

We enjoy 5-6 hours in the Isle of Wight including a visit to Godshill, one of England’s most charming villages, with it’s 500 year old thatched roofed cottages. famous Model Village, and traditional English Cream Tea cafes. We continue to the west of the Island for a scenic walk to view the spectacular chalk “Needles” rocks. You can choose to take a chairlift ride (£6 return) or walk the steps down to the stunning beach. We return by ferry in the late afternoon to the mainland. On selected tours we take a scenic drive through the New Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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Mobile Voucher
Accepted

$65.00


Additional Information

This tour departs from:

BrightonBrighton - 21 Old Steine (outside Discovery Tours Travel Centre) BN1 1EL08:45View
BrightonBrighton - Falmer Train Station ( bus stop, A27 southbound) BN1 9SD08:30View
Burgess HillBurgess Hill - Sussex House, Civic Way (outside American Express) RH15 9AQ08:15View
EastbourneEastbourne - Cornfield Rd (bus stop C1, opposite Tourist Information Centre) BN21 4QA07:55View
HastingsHastings - Hastings Pier (bus stop) TN34 1JU07:20View
HoveHove - Tisbury Road (bus stop B, outside Hove Town Hall) BN3 3BQ08:55View
PortsmouthPortsmouth - Gunwharf Quays Shopping Centre (by Vernon Gate entry)10:10View
WorthingWorthing - Worthing Train Station ( outside main entrance) BN11 1UR09:25View

  

Organising a trip with your friends?
Are you an agent bringing groups to travel or study in London?

We specialise in creating the perfect itinerary tailored to your specific requirements. Travel stress-free, at your own pace, visiting the places you exactly want to see, how when to travel, where to stay, include as many activities as you'd like, or free time in your own terms. Tell us what you would like and when, and we would do the rest. We will plan an itinerary that suits your needs with suggestions from us to what not to miss. Amends can be made to find the perfect trip for you.

We hire in the best coaches to ensure you have a smooth and enjoyable time with us!

  • Less than 5 years old
  • WC facilities on board
  • Reclining seats with good legroom
  • Wifi available on many of our trips
  • Drivers are professional, polite and friendly
Our tours consist of a majority of walking tours of moderate pace with early morning departures and some late night arrivals to the accommodation.
Tours can be busy and full of activity; therefore we recommend taking care of your health, eating plenty of food and drink enough water to maintain hydration.
You should bring enough medication with you if you take medicine(s) daily. It may be difficult to find doctor’s prescription if you are not a EU citizen, it may also come at a extra cost. You will need to check with your travel insurance if medicines are covered in your policy.
 
Bring an emergency prescription from your doctor if by any chance, you lose some of your medicine during the trip. 
 
The coach will be equipped with a first aid kit which can only be used in emergencies.

Once your tour has been purchased, you will receive an email with your booking confirmation attached which, will contain or emergency contact number prior to the tour.

On the day of the tour, your tour guide will give you a map with information about the tour and their contact number. Please keep this number safe at all times during the tour to be able to contatc your guide. We also advise to save the tour guide's number on your phone for safe keeping. You may also contact our emergency number in case the tour guide cannot be accessed during the time of call.

Free time:
In most destinations being visited, you will have free time available to explore on your own. In some tours, we offer optional activities that you can join.

Excluded:
The following are not included in this tour:

  • Meals
  • Optional tours
  • Gratuities

What to bring:
Everyone is different! However, some things are necessary, we recommend to bring at least the following:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Suitable clothing
  • Camera/Phone and portable batteries
  • Cash for smaller shops that don't accept cards

 

Departure Info

This tour departs from:

BrightonBrighton - 21 Old Steine (outside Discovery Tours Travel Centre) BN1 1EL08:45View
BrightonBrighton - Falmer Train Station ( bus stop, A27 southbound) BN1 9SD08:30View
Burgess HillBurgess Hill - Sussex House, Civic Way (outside American Express) RH15 9AQ08:15View
EastbourneEastbourne - Cornfield Rd (bus stop C1, opposite Tourist Information Centre) BN21 4QA07:55View
HastingsHastings - Hastings Pier (bus stop) TN34 1JU07:20View
HoveHove - Tisbury Road (bus stop B, outside Hove Town Hall) BN3 3BQ08:55View
PortsmouthPortsmouth - Gunwharf Quays Shopping Centre (by Vernon Gate entry)10:10View
WorthingWorthing - Worthing Train Station ( outside main entrance) BN11 1UR09:25View

Group Bookings

  

Organising a trip with your friends?
Are you an agent bringing groups to travel or study in London?

We specialise in creating the perfect itinerary tailored to your specific requirements. Travel stress-free, at your own pace, visiting the places you exactly want to see, how when to travel, where to stay, include as many activities as you'd like, or free time in your own terms. Tell us what you would like and when, and we would do the rest. We will plan an itinerary that suits your needs with suggestions from us to what not to miss. Amends can be made to find the perfect trip for you.

Transport

We hire in the best coaches to ensure you have a smooth and enjoyable time with us!

  • Less than 5 years old
  • WC facilities on board
  • Reclining seats with good legroom
  • Wifi available on many of our trips
  • Drivers are professional, polite and friendly

Health and Safety

Our tours consist of a majority of walking tours of moderate pace with early morning departures and some late night arrivals to the accommodation.
Tours can be busy and full of activity; therefore we recommend taking care of your health, eating plenty of food and drink enough water to maintain hydration.
You should bring enough medication with you if you take medicine(s) daily. It may be difficult to find doctor’s prescription if you are not a EU citizen, it may also come at a extra cost. You will need to check with your travel insurance if medicines are covered in your policy.
 
Bring an emergency prescription from your doctor if by any chance, you lose some of your medicine during the trip. 
 
The coach will be equipped with a first aid kit which can only be used in emergencies.

In case of emergency

Once your tour has been purchased, you will receive an email with your booking confirmation attached which, will contain or emergency contact number prior to the tour.

On the day of the tour, your tour guide will give you a map with information about the tour and their contact number. Please keep this number safe at all times during the tour to be able to contatc your guide. We also advise to save the tour guide's number on your phone for safe keeping. You may also contact our emergency number in case the tour guide cannot be accessed during the time of call.

Other Details

Free time:
In most destinations being visited, you will have free time available to explore on your own. In some tours, we offer optional activities that you can join.

Excluded:
The following are not included in this tour:

  • Meals
  • Optional tours
  • Gratuities

What to bring:
Everyone is different! However, some things are necessary, we recommend to bring at least the following:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Suitable clothing
  • Camera/Phone and portable batteries
  • Cash for smaller shops that don't accept cards

 

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