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Head to the Isle of Wight for half-term family fun with Wightlink’s Kids Go Free offer

With May half term upon us, families are spoilt for choice on the Isle of Wight which has a great selection of events to keep all the family entertained.

And during the school holidays, kids travelling on Wightlink sail for free with every adult foot passenger day return ticket.

By taking advantage of Wightlink’s Kids Go Free offer, prices for day return crossings from Portsmouth to Fishbourne start at just £34 for a family of four on foot.

Here are Wightlink’s recommendations for family-friendly activities on the Isle of Wight this May half term:

Sky High at Robin Hill Country Park

New for 2019, this event will see mofe than 40 hot air balloons take to the sky in an incredible display over three days. Until 30 May, visitors will also have the opportunity to meet the pilots and go inside the balloons, as well as take part in kite making and flying workshops.
Tickets cost from £23 with savings available for groups of four. More details HERE

Wild West Week at Blackgang

Until 22 June, Wild West Week will be taking place at Blackgang Chine and will offer entertainment for all ages. Families can participate in dance workshops, a Bucking Bronco and even have the chance to meet the cowboys themselves. For the first time this year there will also be a live-action cowboy show, with stunts and entertainment for children and adults alike.
More details HERE

Steam Railway Spring Gala

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway will be holding a spring gala from 25th – 27th May, giving visitors the rare opportunity to see a host of Victorian and Edwardian railway vehicles and even the chance to take a ride around. There will also be a Real Ale Bar serving authentic Island beers, as well as refreshment rooms for visitors to grab a bite to eat. Adult tickets are £13 per person and child tickets are £6.
More details HERE

Shield decorating children’s workshop

For children that love to explore and discover more about history, the Archaeology Discovery Centre will be hosting a workshop on Saturday 25th May, where children and parents can create and decorate their own shields. The centre itself is a great place to learn about the history of the Saxons and Tudor knights, with entry from just £4.50 per person or a saver family ticket for £14.
More details HERE

Summer Slide at Robin Hill Country Park

An epic 100m waterslide will be at Robin Hill Country Park from 25th May until 2nd June, allowing visitors to try out the fun slide by splashing and sliding their way down a hill. An ideal activity for families and groups of friends, it’s a great adrenaline-inducing experience. Sessions are £3 per person. More details HERE

Posted on 28th May 2019 at 11:01 am in Wightlink |


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