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15 Things to do with Children on the Isle of Wight

There is so much to do on the Isle of Wight.

The following activities can all be done when you stay at our Gwydyr House cottages on the Isle of Wight.

  1. A short walk from our Gwydyr House cottages is Ryde seafront, where you can visit a sandy beach 
  2. Explore Appley Park: A vast park with plenty of space to run and play amongst the trees and the beach.
  3. Ryde Superbowl with bowling alley, laser quest, pool tables, air hockey, and more

The Magic of Christmas

They say going to the Isle of Wight is like going back 50 years in time and what a good time of year to do it. Ryde, the main access point to the island is where Christmas begins… 

Union street is a traditional high street with a string of independent shops with a variety of unique offerings to make the perfect gifts… Start with something original from Jacks antique shop or cross over to Beachcomber seaside shop for anything beachy, just a few doors down is Toymaster, toy store that should help you stock up on anything you could possibly want for the kids.