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things to do with children in the Isle of Wight

  • places to visit
December 29, 2018

The Isle of Wight is teeming with fun things to do with the whole family, we’ve put together a list of all the fun things to do with your children on the island. Our wonderful Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat offers luxurious lodges for you and your family to relax in during your holiday with us, we are perfectly located in Wootton to explore the local area. We’ve created this list of things to do with the kids during your holiday in the Isle of Wight, have a read below and starting planning your holiday to Woodside Bay now…

amazon world

PO36 0UX / 10am – 5:30pm / Adult £11.95, Child £9.95, Family £41

Visit the islands largest exotic animal attraction at Amazon World, where you can see various friendly species of penguins, wonderful giant anteaters and fascinating tamandua! There’s also a fun Jurassic themed playground to discover, as well as a great café serving delicious meals and light snacks.

monkey haven

PO30 2NB / 10am / Adult £10.95, Child £8.95, Family £37

Monkey Haven offers a wonderful home for rescued birds of prey and various primates, who have been saved from different situations, including the illegal pet trade or animals who may have had trouble in their original groups. Also, check with the attraction by phone or social media on bad weather days as they may be closed to keep the animals nice and cosy inside.

blackgang chine

PO38 2HN / 10am – 4:30pm / Peak Standard £22.50, Off Peak Standard £20

The whole family can enjoy a wide variety of play areas, where you can be an outlaw and rob a bank, or become a sheriff of your own town and lock up all the outlaws. Explore the whole park and fight pirates before finding fantastic life size animatronic dinosaurs!

tapnell farm park

PO41 0YJ / 10am – 5pm / Adult £8.95, Child £10.95, Family £36.55

Head to the Farmyard Barn where you can meet adorable animals, including friendly alpacas and meerkats, as well as adorable goats and sheep. The Straw Bale Adventure Zone will delight all with pedal go-karts and fun zip wires, and the little ones will love the soft play area in the Play Barn.

lost world adventure golf

PO36 9JT / 9am – late / £4 per person

Spend an hour having a blast at one of the islands best adventure golf venues, where you’ll explore some Aztec ruins and trek all over the rainforest and there are even monkeys and lions lurking around.

Isle of Wight zoo

PO36 8QB / 10am – 5:30pm / Adult £11.35, Child £9.30, Family £36.55

This fabulous zoo is known for offering a wonderfully enriching retirement home for rescued tigers and lemurs, but there is a wide variety of animals to meet at the zoo! Including a whole mob of meerkats, a friendly family of Wallabies, Darwin the Tawny Owl during the falconry sessions and the island’s first ever white lion, Casper.

robin hill country park

PO30 2NU / 10am – 5pm / Standard £19

Explore this beautiful adventure play and theme park set in 88 acres of picturesque countryside. The whole family can get involved in the park rides, test out the jungle play with the treetop nets and be amazed by the fantastic falconry shows available too.

Family fun is what it’s all about on a holiday away, so we hope this list of fun things to do with your family in the Isle of Wight helps you plan your getaway with us at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat!

holidays at Woodside Bay

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat offers the ideal place to base yourself while you explore the island, with 5 star facilities and first class accommodation to enjoy. Our luxurious lodges come fully equipped with everything you could need for a self-catering holiday, from fully fitted kitchens with essentials such as ovens, microwaves, fridge/freezers, to added luxuries including wine coolers and dishwashers. The large living spaces boast French doors leading to a private decking, large flat-screen TVs and the comfiest of sofas to relax in. Our bedrooms range from beautiful twin rooms to sumptuous king size beds, with all our bathrooms boasting beautiful finishings. You can truly put your feet up and relax on your holiday at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat.

Our 5 star facilities include mouth-watering meals from the onpark Bistro Restaurant & Bar, where family favourites are served and all ages are catered to. Relax in the seating area outside with a drink from the fully stocked bar, or a hot drink from the varied Costa Coffee menu, and soak up the beautiful views of The Solent. Indulge in a luxurious Aromatherapy Associates treatment at the Woodside Bay Spa, where you can have a relaxing full body massage, soothing facial or rejuvenating Jessica Nails hand and nail treatment. If you don’t want to miss out on your weekly workout, head over to our state of the art gym, which will have everything you need for a full body workout, or a light gym session.

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat is the ideal place to base yourself while exploring the local area, being only 10 minutes away from both Ryde and Cowes. Book your holiday to Woodside Bay and take full advantage of the fantastic facilities, outstanding accommodation and explore the island at your own pace.

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