Things to do

Isle of Wight things to do in West Wight

West Wight offers an extensive range of activities for residents and Isle of Wight visitors… close to hand and a little farther afield across the Island, but all within easy reach of our West Wight places to stay. Seahorses, for example, has an art studio for stained and fired glass, and mosaics. Just about anywhere is perfect for walking, cycling and photography.

Check out the list below for farm shops, and sports and arts things to do on the Isle of Wight.

Isle of Wight Adventure Activities Booking Centre Ltd

Arts and Crafts
Chessell Pottery Barns

01983 755319

Isle of Wight Arts

Seahorses Art Studio
01983 752574


Cycle Wight

Wight Cycle Hire, Yarmouth
01983 761800


Farm shops
Brighstone Village Shop
01983 740843

For Families
Fort Victoria, Norton nr Yarmouth
with model railways, underwater archaeology centre and planetarium

01983 823855

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, River Canoeing, Sailing and Sea Kayaking

Newtown Creek, river Yar and along the coast, Fort Victoria

Needles Park, Alum Bay
0871 720022

Needles Pleasure Cruises, Alum Bay
01983 761587

West Wight Alpacas, Wellow
01983  760900

Freshwater Bay Golf Club
01983 752955

Heritage and Conservation

Dimbola Museum and Galleries
01983 756814

Indoor Swimming
West Wight Sports and Community Centre, Freshwater
01983 752168

West Bay Club, nr Yarmouth
01983 760355

Music and Film
West Wight Arts Association

Open Gardens
National Gardens Scheme

Sea Swimming
Colwell Bay, Compton Bay, Freshwater Bay, Totland Bay.

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, River Canoeing, Sailing and Sea Kayaking
Newtown Creek, river Yar and along the coast

Isle of Wight Adventure Activities Booking Centre Ltd

Freshwater Bay and Compton Bay

Wight Surf History

Compton, Mottistone, Tennyson and West High downs,
Newtown Nature Reserve (National Trust).
Ningwood Common (Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust).
Bouldnor Copse; Brighstone Forest; Brook, Chilton, Shepherds
and Whale chines; the coastal path; Poets and Pines Histree Trail,
and Tennyson Trail.
Isle of Wight Ramblers





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Editorial: Albany Associates
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