The Yarmouth Pier is the only pier left in The British Isles that is totally constructed from wood. It is “T” shaped and 609ft long.
Heading to Isle of Wight and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Isle of Wight coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
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Shanklin Chine is a wooded coastal ravine reaching the sea at the end of the esplanade. Chine is a word for a stream cutting back into a soft cliff. Shanklin Read more [...]
Blackgang Chine Fantasy Park is set looking out over the south west coast of the Isle of Wight and is unique in that its attractions blend with the natural beauty Read more [...]
The Isle of Wight Zoo specialises in the care and conservation of big cats and Madagascan animals. It is situated at Yaverland near the sea and the staff are really Read more [...]
The Owl and Monkey Haven is a primate sanctuary near Newport. It is a family run project where the owners provide a safe haven for primates and birds of prey Read more [...]
Quarr Abbey is a monastic community with a range of activities for visitors and volunteers including the visitor centre, monastery shop, art gallery, tea shop and farm shop, tours of Read more [...]
Nunwell House is set in five acres of tranquil gardens with a stunning historic view overlooking Natural Parkland, Brading Haven, Bembridge Harbour and across the Solent. The House and Garden Read more [...]
Cowes Harbour is recognised as one of the premium yachting centres of the world. It is home to the Round the Island Race which is one of the world’s largest yacht Read more [...]
Yarmouth Castle, the last and most sophisticated of Henry VIII’s coastal defences. Displays inside the castle include atmospheric recreations of how the rooms were used in the 16th century, and Read more [...]
Osborne House is a popular attraction on the Isle of Wight. Known fondly as Queen Victoria’s palace-by-the-sea this estate has an exquisitely furnished house and terraced gardens with panoramic views leading Read more [...]
Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight’s royal castle is near complete, with battlements, a keep and a museum. Discover why it was famous as a royal prison to Charles I; see Read more [...]
Appuldurcombe House, an important example of English baroque Architecture: the 1701 east front has now been restored. It stands in ‘Capability’ Brown-designed grounds. An exhibition of photographs and prints depict Read more [...]