Isle of Wight and Portsmouth
Includes return ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight
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.
12 - 30
- 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
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
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.