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Make Easter eggstra-special with a ‘Kids Go Free’ trip to the Isle of Wight on Wightlink

With Wightlink’s Kids Go Free offer, families can enjoy travel savings this Easter holidays when travelling by foot, and in all other school holidays throughout 2019.

Easter is just around the corner and families have two weeks of school holidays to fill - so why not head to the Isle of Wight. Easily reached with Wightlink, offers families a chance to get away from it all, without the stresses of passports and travel insurance.

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Wightlink’s top recommendations on the Isle of Wight this Easter includes:

A hoppy Easter at Tapnell Farm Park (5 - 22 April)

Families can join Animal Encounter sessions and help keepers look after the baby lambs with feeding sessions. The Bugs and Beasties show will offer the chance to meet little critters, while children can also hand-feed the wonderful mob of Wallabies and meet the Meerkats. Free Easter themed craft sessions will also be on offer alongside a new farm themed Crazy Golf (including a small charge) and a Farm Park Footie Shoot Out. Family packages (two adults and two children) are priced at £40 while adult tickets are £9.50 and children’s entry is £11.50.

Chocofrolica at Blackgang Chine (6 - 27 April)

Children can enrol as a chocolatier and revel in the wonders of the cocoa bean. Activities involve a giant Chocolate Bubble Bath and a search to find the golden bubble, with a chocolatey prize on offer. On Easter Weekend, there will be a 5-tier chocolate fountain and performances from Coco the Bubble Wizard. Tickets start from £25.

Isle of Wight Children’s Festival (10 - 12 April)

Families can buckle up for an adventure with the Isle of Wight Children’s Festival where the spring Ventnor Exchange returns to transform the Quay Arts Centre in Newport for three days. The festival will include amazing shows, enchanting storytelling and games from 10 - 12 April as well as free activities to attend. Tickets to shows are never more than £7.

Isle of Wight Steam Railway (19 - 22 April)

Families looking for a springtime sojourn through the Island’s blossoming countryside can enjoy a trip on the steam train, where children’s entertainer Greg Chapman will also amuse families with juggling, stories and general antics. Families can save by booking online with adult tickets priced at £13 and children’s tickets at £6 while infants go free. Families tickets are £32.

Jack Up The Weekend (19 - 20 April)

Parents can enjoy a throwback and introduce their kids to the 80s this Easter on the Isle of Wight. Jack Up The Weekend is an exciting new spin off event from the organisers of the hugely successful Jack Up The 80s Summer festival and is perfect for lovers of 70s and 80s music, and their kids. The event presents two great headline bands performing live in concert on two consecutive nights over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Tickets are priced at £26 per night.

With Wightlink, a family of four can enjoy a day out on the Isle of Wight from just £34 including return ferry crossings (based on two adults and two children travelling on 10 April by foot from Portsmouth to Fishbourne.)

Posted on 3rd April 2019 at 11:06 am in Ferry Operators | Wightlink | Ferry News |

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