Isle of Wight Guided Overnight Tour from London Guided Tour

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Description

Take a weekend break and travel across the English Channel to the Southern British Island of Wight. The island is known for its natural beauty and world famous sailing base as well as Osborne House, the royal seaside palace of Queen Victoria and her family. This 2-day overnight trip includes transport from and to central London, hotel accommodation with breakfast, a visit to the famous Needles, entrance to Osborne House, return luxury coach, ferry travel to and from the island and the services of a tour manager.

What´s Included

Included:

  • Accommodation: 1 night overnight accommodation with breakfast
  • Live commentary on board with a professional tour guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off at designated meeting points
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Osborne House

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received immediately
  • Please note: the itinerary is intended as a guide and some details may be subject to change
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions

Itinerary

DAY 1
Isle of Wight Overnight
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Isle of Wight Overnight

Itinerary - Day 1

  • 06:30-07:30 - London Pick-ups
    We offer a range of pick-up points located in central & west London, all of which are easy to reach by public transport. You can choose to meet us at whichever pick-up point is most convenient for you.

  • 07:30 - Depart London
    After our London pick-ups, we head south towards Southampton for our Ferry crossing.

  • 10:00 - Ferry Crossing
    We usually board the ferry for a 10:00 Southampton to East Cowes crossing, which takes around 50mins.

  • 11:00-11:15 - Arrive at Osborne House
    Once we have arrived on the Isle of Wight, our first stop is Osborne House, where you will have around 2hrs to visit Queen Victoria’s summer palace (entrance is included).

  • 13:30-14:00 - Scenic Route to Shanklin
    After our visit of Osborne House, we will head south towards Sandown & Shanklin, two of the most beautiful beaches on the Isle. On our way there, we will pass by Newport and the famous Carisbrooke Castle.

  • 14:30-15:00 - Arrive in Shanklin
    Once we arrive in Shanklin, you will have free time to enjoy the beach and the lovely boutiques on the boardwalk.

  • 17:30 - Depart Shanklin
    After Shanklin, we will drive to our final destination for the day: Ryde. The route will take us through Sandown, another beautiful beach village.

  • 18:00 - Arrive in Ryde. Our day ends in Ryde, where your hotel awaits.

Day 2

  • 09:00 - Depart hotel
    After breakfast at the hotel (included), we depart the hotel to discover the West side of the Isle of Wight.

  • 09:30 - Arrive in Godshill
    Our first stop takes up to the small village of Godshill, home of a model village and locally-brewed cider.

  • 11:00 - Depart Godshill
    This is the approximate time of departure from Godshill to The Needles, but kindly pay attention to your tour guide on the day as meeting times may vary.

  • 12:00 - Arrive at The Needles
    After our visit to Godshill, we will take the coastal road to reach The Needles, a row of three stacks of chalk that rise 30m out of the sea and probably the most famous landmark on the Isle of Wight.

  • 14:00 - Depart The Needles
    After approx. 2hrs at The Needles, we will take the short drive to Yarmouth.

  • 14:30 - Arrive at Yarmouth
    We arrive at Yarmouth, a small village with a beautiful harbour and gorgeous little boutique shops.

  • 16:00 - Depart Yarmouth
    We leave Yarmouth and head towards East Cowes for the return crossing to Southampton.
  • 17:30 - Ferry Crossing
    We usually catch the 17:30 ferry from East Cowes to Southampton.

  • 20:00 - Arrive in London
    There will be 2-3 drop-offs in central London subject to traffic & other considerations on the day. Our tour guide will advise the specific drop-off locations and will be happy to help with public transport advice if needed. Please note that there can be some traffic travelling back into central London & all itinerary times are approximate & subject to change.

DAY 2
6:30 - 7:30am London Pick Ups
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6:30 - 7:30am London Pick Ups

We offer a range of pick-up points located in central & west London, all of which are easy to reach by public transport. You can choose to meet us at whichever pick-up point is most convenient for you. If you wish to change your pickup point please contact us 24 hours before departure. 

DAY 3
7:30am Depart from London
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7:30am Depart from London

After the London pickups we head to Southampton for our ferry crossing. 

DAY 4
10:00am Ferry Crossing
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10:00am Ferry Crossing

We usually board the ferry for a 10:00 Southampton to East Cowes crossing, which takes around 50mins. There are facilities and refreshments on board the ferry and you can go on deck to see the view. 

DAY 5
11:00-11:15 - Arrive at Osborne House
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11:00-11:15 - Arrive at Osborne House

Once we have arrived on the Isle of Wight, our first stop is Osborne House, where you will have around 2hrs to visit Queen Victoria’s summer palace (entrance is included)

DAY 6
13:30-14:00 - Scenic Route to Sandown
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13:30-14:00 - Scenic Route to Sandown

After our visit of Osborne House, we will head south towards Sandown & Shanklin, two of the most beautiful beaches on the Isle, and where our hotel is usually located. On our way there, we will pass by Newport and the famous Carisbrooke Castle.

DAY 7
14:30-15:00 - Arrive in Sandown
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14:30-15:00 - Arrive in Sandown

Once we arrive in Sandown, we can check in to our hotel. After this, you have the afternoon & evening free to enjoy the beaches as well as the lovely boutiques & restaurants on the boardwalk at Sandown and neighbouring Shanklin.

DAY 8
09:15 - Depart hotel
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09:15 - Depart hotel

After breakfast at the hotel (included), we depart the hotel to discover the West side of the Isle of Wight.

DAY 9
09:30 - Arrive in Godshill
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09:30 - Arrive in Godshill

Our first stop takes up to the small village of Godshill; home of a model village, locally-brewed cider, beautiful thatched cottages and strange cuisine such as garlic chocolate.

DAY 10
11:00 - Depart Godshill
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11:00 - Depart Godshill

This is the approximate time of departure from Godshill to The Needles, but kindly pay attention to your tour guide on the day as meeting times may vary.

DAY 11
12:00 - Arrive at The Needles
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12:00 - Arrive at The Needles

After our visit to Godshill, we will take the coastal road to reach The Needles, a row of three stacks of chalk that rise 30m out of the sea and probably the most famous landmark on the Isle of Wight.

DAY 12
14:00 - Depart The Needles
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14:00 - Depart The Needles

After approximately 2hrs at The Needles, we will take the short drive to Yarmouth.

DAY 13
14:30 - Arrive at Yarmouth
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14:30 - Arrive at Yarmouth

We arrive at Yarmouth, a small village with a beautiful harbour and gorgeous little boutique shops.

DAY 14
16:00 - Depart Yarmouth
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16:00 - Depart Yarmouth

We leave Yarmouth and head towards East Cowes for the return crossing to Southampton.

DAY 15
17:30 - Ferry Crossing
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17:30 - Ferry Crossing

We usually catch the 17:30 ferry from East Cowes to Southampton.

DAY 16
20:00 - Arrive in London
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20:00 - Arrive in London

There will be 2-3 drop-offs in central London subject to traffic & other considerations on the day. Our tour guide will advise the specific drop-off locations and will be happy to help with public transport advice if needed. Please note that there can be some traffic travelling back into central London & all itinerary times are approximate & subject to change.