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Sample

Itineraries

You may select either itinerary, whichever you prefer, or an alternative option is to create your own itinerary from an extensive list provided.

 

The advantage of having so many historical and scientific sites on the Isle of Wight makes it quite unique because travelling times to venues are kept to the minimum, so that the maximum amount of time can be spent at your chosen venues.

Early Season Visits for March and Early April

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 1:   4 DAYS - MONDAY TO THURSDAY

Dinosaur Isle - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

DINOSAUR ISLE

Isle of Wight Circus Skills - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

IOW YOUTH CIRCUS SKILLS

Monday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth to visit Portsmouth Dockyards to see either HMS Victory, HMS Warrior or the Mary Rose Exhibition.

PM Board the Wightlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent arriving at the hotel in time for dinner.

EVE “Sue Bailey” the story teller will enchant you at the hotel with one of her exciting smuggling stories.

Tuesday

AM A morning at Amazon World to experience an insight into the Rainforest to include a lemur talk. Lunch on site.

PM Fossil hunting at Dinosaur Isle to include hands on fossil hunting, a classroom talk and museum visit.

EVE IOW Youth Circus skills to include plate spinning, double Dutch skipping and stilt walking.

Wednesday

AM A morning at Alum Bay to include a glass demonstration and sweet making demonstration and explore the geological feature of coloured     sands. Lunch on site.

PM A visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with a talk from the RNLI.

EVE Professional disco can be arranged at the hotel at an additional cost.

Thursday

AM Depart the hotel at 10.00am to board the Wightlink ferry homeward bound.

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 2:  4 DAYS - MONDAY TO THURSDAY

Bembridge Lifeboat Station - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

BEMBRIDGE LIFEBOAT STATION

Fossil Hunting - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

FOSSIL HUNTING

Brading Roman Villa - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

BRADING ROMAN VILLA

Monday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth to board the Wightlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent.

PM A visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with a talk from the RNLI.

EVE A falconry visit can be arranged in a local hall so that the children can engage with these lovely birds.

Tuesday

AM A visit to Brading Roman Villa with the chance to make a mosaic coaster. Lunch on site.

PM Fossil hunting with one of Martin Simpsons team at Compton beach area.

EVE Ten pin bowling at Ryde Superbowl for one game of bowling.

Wednesday

AM A morning at Alum Bay to include a glass demonstration and sweet making demonstration and explore the geological feature of coloured     sands. Lunch on site.

PM A guided walk with the ranger at Fort Victoria Country Park. We can either arrange a woodland walk or beach study.

EVE Professional disco can be arranged at the hotel at an additional cost.

Thursday

AM Depart the hotel at 10.00am to board the Wightlink ferry to Portsmouth stopping at the Blue Reef Aquarium at Southsea.

Weekend Visits

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 1:   4 DAYS - FRIDAY TO MONDAY

Sue Bailey - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

SUE BAILEY

Godshill Model Village - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

GODSHILL MODEL VILLAGE

Friday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth to visit Portsmouth Dockyards to see either HMS Victory, HMS Warrior or the Mary Rose Exhibition.

PM Board the Wightlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent arriving at the hotel in time for dinner.

EVE “Sue Bailey” the story teller will enchant you at the hotel with one of her exciting smuggling stories.

Saturday

AM A morning at Amazon World to experience an insight into the Rainforest to include a lemur talk. Lunch on site.

PM Fossil hunting at Dinosaur Isle to include hands on fossil hunting, a classroom talk and museum visit.

EVE IOW Youth Circus skills to include plate spinning, double Dutch skipping and stilt walking.

Sunday

AM A morning at Alum Bay to include a glass demonstration and sweet making demonstration and explore the geological feature of coloured     sands. Lunch on site.

PM A visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with a talk from the RNLI.

EVE Professional disco can be arranged at the hotel at an additional cost.

Monday

AM 10.00am a visit to the Model Village at Godshill before boarding the Wightlink ferry homeward bound.

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 2:  4 DAYS - FRIDAY TO MONDAY

Blackgang Chine - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

BLACKGANG CHINE

Osborne House - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

OSBORNE HOUSE

Donkey Sanctuary - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

DONKEY SANCTUARY

Friday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth to board the Wightlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent.

PM A visit to The Owl and Monkey Haven with a talk from the keepers. Arriving at the hotel in time for evening meal.

EVE A free evening for beach games.

Saturday

AM A morning at Osborne House the Island home of Queen Victoria. Lunch on site.

PM Isle of Wight Steam Railway to include a train ride and AV room.

EVE Ten pin bowling at Ryde Superbowl for one game of bowling.

Sunday

AM A morning at the IOW Donkey Sanctuary to experience a “Classroom in a Stable” where the children can, groom and walk the donkeys. Lunch on site.

PM Afternoon at Blackgang Chine to explore this magical theme park.

EVE Professional disco can be arranged at the hotel at an additional cost.

Monday

AM A visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station with a talk from the RNLI following by the Wightlink ferry back to school.

September Visit

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 1:   4 DAYS - MONDAY TO THURSDAY

Blackgang Chine - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

BLACKGANG CHINE

AMAZON WORLD

Monday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth to board the Wighlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent.

PM Visit Amazon World (please see timetable for talks).

EVE A crazy golf session at either Shanklin or Sandown.

Tuesday

AM A day at Alum Bay with a visit to the Old Battery, enjoy a boat cruise around The Needles. Lunch on site.

PM Continuation of visit by viewing a glass and sweet making demonstration.

EVE Free time for beach games.

Wednesday

AM A morning at the IOW Donkey Sanctuary to experience a “Classroom in a Stable” where children can, groom and walk the donkeys. Lunch on site.

PM Afternoon at Blackgang Chine to explore this magical theme park.

EVE Professional disco can be arranged at the hotel at an additional cost.

Thursday

AM Depart the hotel to board the Wightlink ferry to Portsmouth stopping at Spinnaker Tower before homeward journey.

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 2:  4 DAYS - MONDAY TO THURSDAY

The Needles - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

THE NEEDLES

Sandown Crazy Golf - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

SHANKLIN CHINE

SANDOWN CRAZY GOLF

Monday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth to board the Wightlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent.

PM Visit Amazon World (please see timetable for talks).

EVE A crazy golf session at either Shanklin or Sandown.

Tuesday

AM A day at Alum Bay with a visit to the Old Battery, enjoy a boat cruise around The Needles. Lunch on site.

PM Continuation of visit by viewing a glass and sweet making demonstration.

EVE Free time for beach games.

Wednesday

AM A morning at the IOW Donkey Sanctuary to experience a “Classroom in a Stable” where children can, groom and walk the donkeys. Lunch on site.

PM Afternoon with a visit to Dinosaur Isle for a field study, Classroom and Museum visit.

EVE Professional disco can be arranged at the hotel at an additional cost.

Thursday

AM Depart the hotel to board the Wightlink ferry to Portsmouth stopping at Portsmouth Dockyard to visit HMS Victory, before homeward journey.

October Visits

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 1:   4 DAYS - MONDAY TO THURSDAY

Amazon World - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

AMAZON WORLD

Osborne House - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

OSBORNE HOUSE

Monday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth to visit Portsmouth Dockyards to see either HMS Victory, HMS Warrior or the Mary Rose Exhibition.

PM Board the Wightlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent arriving at the hotel in time for dinner.

EVE “Sue Bailey” the story teller will enchant you at the hotel with one of her exciting smuggling stories.

Tuesday

AM A morning at Alum Bay with a visit to The Needles Old Battery, view coloured sands and visit sand shop. Lunch on site.

PM Amazon World to experience an insight into the Rainforest to include a lemur talk. Lunch on site.

EVE Free time for beach games.

Wednesday

AM A visit to Whippingham Church then onto Osborne House. Lunch on site.

PM Afternoon visit to Shanklin Chine with coastal walk back to hotel.

EVE Professional disco can be arranged at the hotel at an additional cost.

Thursday

AM Depart the hotel for a visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station to include talk from the RNLI. Board the Wightlink ferry to Portsmouth homeward bound.

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 2:  4 DAYS - MONDAY TO THURSDAY

Planetarium - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

PLANETARIUM

Owl and Monkey Haven - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

OWL AND MONKEY HAVEN

Monday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth to board the Wightlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent.

PM A visit to The Owl and Monkey Haven with a talk from the keepers. Onto hotel for evening meal.

EVE A free evening for beach games or sand castle competition.

Tuesday

AM A morning at Alum Bay with a visit to The Needles Old Battery, view coloured sands and visit sand shop. Lunch on site.

PM Afternoon at Fort Victoria Country Park to visit the planetarium and sunken secrets.

EVE “Sue Bailey” the story teller will enchant you at the hotel with one of her exciting smuggling stories.

Wednesday

AM A visit to Whippingham Church then onto Osborne House. Lunch on site.

PM Afternoon at IOW Steam Railway with a train ride and AV room.

EVE Professional disco can be arranged at the hotel at an additional cost.

Thursday

AM Depart the hotel for a visit to Bembridge Lifeboat Station to include a talk from the RNLI.

PM Board the Wightlink ferry to Portsmouth homeward bound.

From Late April to Late July

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 1:   5 DAYS - MONDAY TO FRIDAY

CARISBROOKE CASTLE

Robin Hill - Isle of Wight - Educational School Trips

ROBIN HILL

Monday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth.

PM Visit the D.Day Museum at Southsea. Board the Wightlink ferry for a 40 min crossing of the Solent. Arriving at the hotel in time for dinner.

EVE Free time for beach or walk.

Tuesday

AM Whippingham Church followed by Osborne House (to be arranged by  schools). Lunch in the grounds.

PM Robin Hill Country Park, a conservation site.

EVE Free time for Beach.

Wednesday

AM A morning at Amazon World. Lunch on site.

PM Alum Bay (Needles). Exploration of geological features and coloured sands. Glass making demo.

EVE Theatre show at Shanklin (optional).

Thursday

AM Carisbrooke Castle with lunch in the grounds (arranged by school).

PM Shanklin Chine and Coastal Walk.

EVE Party Evening at the hotel for staff and children.

Friday

AM Godshill Model Village before boarding the ferry. Lunch on the ferry. Homeward Journey.

SPECIMEN ITINERARY 2:  5 DAYS - MONDAY TO FRIDAY

ROBIN HILL

SHANKLIN CHINE

OWL AND FALCONRY CENTRE

Monday

AM Coach will leave school and travel to Portsmouth.

PM Board the Wightlink for a 40 min crossing of the Solent. A Visit to Carisbrooke Castle (to be arranged by school).

EVE Free time for the beach or a walk to Culver Cliffs.

Tuesday

AM A morning at Robin Hill Country Park. Lunch in the grounds.

PM Bembridge Life Boat Station and Walk the Duver.

EVE Crazy Golf in either Sandown or Shanklin

Wednesday

AM Fort Victoria Country Park with a visit to the planetarium and sunken secrets. Lunch at area.

PM Alum Bay (Needles). Exploration of geological features and coloured sands. Boat Trip around the Needles.

EVE Free Evening.

Thursday

AM Fossil hunt with Martin Simpson. Lunch on site.

PM Shanklin Chine and coastal walk.

EVE Party night for the children and staff.

Friday

AM A morning at the Owl and Falconry Centre, before boarding the Wightlink ferry on your

PM Homeward journey.

Now you have read through the specimen itineraries, if you find that you require a different itinerary i.e. shorter or longer layout to suit your school requirements the venues section of this website covers a very wide selection of venues with a full breakdown, giving a brief description of the site, and its curriculum value. We hope that this will further assist you in making your itinerary choice. If there are specific areas you are not sure about we are more than willing to assist you with more in-depth information.

 

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