Osborne House “It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot” remarked Queen Victoria after her first visit to Osborne House. No trip to the island would be complete without a visit to this royal seaside palace where Queen Victoria lived with her beloved Prince Albert and their nine children. Always lots to see and events to enjoy throughout the year. For more information about Osborne House click here.

Carisbrooke Castle is best known as the place where King Charles I was imprisoned. Now it is one of the main tourist attractions in the Isle of Wight. There are all the ingredients here for a great value family day out. Children will love dressing up as Norman soldiers or Civil War troopers, and meeting the castle’s famous donkeys, while for the grown-ups, the new Edwardian style Princess Beatrice Garden is a joy to explore. For more information about Carisbrooke Castle click here.