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Popular Things To Do This February Half Term on the Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight Blog
The Isle of Wight is simply bursting with Things To Do. Whether you are looking for activities, places to visit or attractions, you will be spoiled for choice.
Electric Woods. “Spirit of the Orient”
A visit to Robin Hill during this festival is simply a must. Celebrate the Chinese New Year in true fashion. Experience the parks magical illuminated woodland with coloured lanterns, flags and special features such as the Golden Oriole Bridge with cascading golden water. Enjoy the elemental “earth, wind, water and fire” sound and light displays with dragon procession as well as other Chinese entertainment such as the lion dance! Keep refreshed with the delicious Oriental menu available.
Open 13th – 21st February 2016 5pm – 9pm. £10.95 with unlimited free returns
Tales of the Empress of India – Osborne House
An expert tour around the royal ground floor rooms where you will hear tales of Queen Victoria and how she came to be so fascinated by Indian Culture and bought a taste home to India which you can see in the ornate Durbar Room.
Open daily 13th – 21st February 10am – 2.30pm daily Free to members. £10.60 to non member adults and £6.30 for children aged 5 and above.
Garlic Farm Family Fun
Lots of fun to be had at the garlic farm including:
• Garlic bread making workshops
• Plant your own garlic
• Cook with garlic workshops
• Decorate a Garlic Bulb
• Guess the cloves in the jar
• Garlic Fairy hunts
13th – 20th February 10am – 4pm Free entry with some individually priced activities: Bread making workshop £3.50; Farm tours £2.50; Guess the cloves in the jar £0.50; Plant your own garlic + growing booklet £2; Decorate a garlic bulb £1.50; Garlic Fairy Hunt + activity pack £1
Sandman Snowman 2016, Small Hope Beach, Shanklin
Head to the Small Hope Beach for 2pm and set to wow everyone with your creations – past years have seen the beach populated by mermaids, dolphins, dogs, sandmen, sand ladies and a whole array of other characters.
There will be hot chocolate on hand to warm chilly fingers and the coal and carrots for your creations will be provided– you just need to bring a spade, the creative ideas and bags of enthusiasm!
21st February 2pm. Suggested £2 per person donation to Gift To Nature.
Red Squirrel Bicycle Trail
Why not hire bikes for all the family and set off and explore the infamous Red Squirrel Trail which makes the most of the island’s disused railway lines making the perfect leisurely cycle ride that the youngest and oldest and everyone in between will enjoy. Obviously, watch out for those red squirrels – not seen that often on the mainland now but quite beautifully abundant on the island.
Walk with Alpaccas, West Wight Alpaccas
Yes, do something different! Head over to Wellow on the stunning West Wight delighting in the beautiful scenery on the way, then you can choose to simply visit the Alpacca Farm or take them for a walk (book in advance). There is nothing like it.
Open All Year 10am – 5pm £3.50 per adult & £2.50 per child aged 5 and above. Short walks (20mins) start from £12pp
Youngest Child Free - Isle of Wight February Half Term Holidays
Not booked accommodation yet? Don't miss our great offer where your youngest child stays for FREE at Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel