Dear Group Leader,

Isle of Wight Experience has been arranging Educational visits and School residential visits for 32 years.

Our bespoke service to schools assists busy teachers in the planning of their visit by arranging a comprehensive package for both outdoor learning experience and team building experience.

The family run business based on the Isle of Wight enables us to have a close and long standing relationship with hotels, transport services and site attractions.

Some of the many venues we can offer your school includes Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, Dinosaur Fossil Hunting, Blackgang Chine, Watersports, Shanklin Theatre, Amazon world, Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Alum Bay Needles and much much more. Please see our venue pages for more information.

Educational visit for Primary Schools and Junior Schools includes:

Comfortable Transfers

Coach Transport. Collection from school, coach to stay with you and return at the end of the visit

24hr Support

24 hour representation and contact whilst on your residential visit

Ferry Travel

Wightlink Ferries to and from the Isle of Wight

Venue Passes

Entrance into your chosen venues

Accomodation / Centre

Hotel accommodation on a full board basis

With a pre visit offered to teachers prior to the residential to carry out any additional risk assessments and hotel viewing etc.


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


Alum Bay and The Needles

A site with spectacular views of cliffs of different coloured sands and geological features and great attractions.

Amazon World

Walk your students through the various habitats encapsulating many species of animal and many types of plants.

Bembridge Lifeboat Station

Located in the boathouse with the slipway at Lane End, Bembridge. With a guided talk by volunteers of the R.N.L.I.

Blackgang Chine

Set on the cliff tops, with stunning sea-views, and filled with an eclectic mix of attractions and magical theme worlds.

Brading Roman Villa

A fine example of mosaic floors dating back to the 3rd century AD, and excavated objects showing life in Roman Times.

Carisbrooke Castle and Museum

Book a free self-led visit and find out more about how the changing role of Carisbrooke Castle.

Dinosaur Isle

Large collection with a interactive display of fossils and field trip to one of the prime fossil locations on the Island.

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Victorian and Edwardian period of transport, with A.V.  presentation outlaying the historic background of the Island’s railways.

Model Village Godshill

Nestling behind the walls of the old vicarage in Godshill is one of the islands most popular attractions.


Bring history to life and get a real insight into the private lives of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their children at Osborne.

Shanklin Chine

This Chine was first open to the public in 1817 and was part of the manor of Shanklin.

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

This excellent visit includes good hands on experience for children, giving an immersive insight to life aboard.


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.

Isle of Wight Experience offers activities and visits to a range of different places both on the Isle of Wight and on the South Coast. From wildlife parks to boat cruises, there is so many options to choose from.

Years of Experience
Specimen Itineraries
Happy Children


By living on the Island we are able to have very close contact with all venues, making sure that they meet with the schools’ individual requirements.

Unique Places

From wildlife parks to boat cruises, there is so many options to choose from.

Good Accommodations

The Hotel you will be staying at will provide Breakfast, Packed Lunch and Dinner.

Tailored Itineraries

All itineraries and programmes can be tailored to meet the educational needs of your school children.

New Friends

Team building and group skills will be developed, plus experiencing life away from home, probably for the first time.


Take a look at photos & videos of what Isle of Wight Experience can offer all schools and groups. With this small taster you will see the potential the island has to offer.

Different places on the Isle of Wight

All itineraries and programmes can be tailored to meet the educational needs of your school children.

Different places on the South Coast

All itineraries and programmes can be tailored to meet the educational needs of your school children.


We’d love to hear from you… Call or email us at

Copper Beech Seagrove Drive Sandown Isle of Wight PO36 9AB

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