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Isle of Wight - The Optimum Experience

Isle of Wight - The Optimum Experience

From truly stunning coastlines to unique experiences, the Isle of Wight is the perfect summer holiday destination surrounded by miles of golden beaches and crystal waters.

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From truly stunning coastlines to unique experiences, the Isle of Wight is the perfect summer holiday destination surrounded by miles of golden beaches and crystal waters. Enjoy a slice of great British history at Queen Victoria’s Osborne House, and visit Ventnor, Godshill, Ryde, Needles, Alumn Bay and an optional excursion to Cowes.



Return luxury coach travel on 'The Optimum Experience' vehicle

Return ferry sailing

6 nights half board

Excursions to Ventnor, Ryde, Yarmouth & Alumn Bay

Entrance to Osborne House

Free time in Sandown


*Optional excursion to Cowes (additional £10 per person)


Please note this price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.




(HALF DAY): Located on the south of the Isle of Wight you will discover Ventnor, a traditional resort and one of Britain's most famous Victorian health resorts due to its unique micro-climate. Along the golden sands you will find the main promenade with a traditional arcade and a range of amusements, a short distance from the seafront you can stroll through the beautiful Victorian Ventnor Park, leading to the famous Botanic Gardens at the Undercliff.


& OSBORNE HOUSE (FULL DAY): One of the UK's original seaside destinations and much loved by Queen Victoria, Ryde is a quirky mix of traditional seaside fun, Victorian architecture and unexpected hidden Gems, home to long, spacious stretches of sandy beaches, a thriving, independent shopping scene and fabulous dining. Later we visit Queen Victoria's Osborne House seaside palace where she often visited with her beloved Prince Albert and their nine children. Take an intimate glimpse into Queen Victoria's family life as you tour the nursery and private rooms of the Royal couple. Marvel at the magnificence of the Royal Apartments including the drawing and dining rooms and step out onto Queen Victoria's private beach (a pleasant 20-minute stroll from the palace).


(FULL DAY): Sitting on the southern coast of the Isle of Wight, Sandown is sheltered in a beautiful bay, and is famed for its long stretches of golden sandy beaches and traditional British seafront and pier.


ALUM BAY & YARMOUTH (FULL DAY): We visit the iconic Needles at Alum Bay, one of the most photographed groups of rocks in the world, renowned for its multi-coloured sand cliffs and stunning views across the Solent. Afterwards, we take you to the small town of Yarmouth for free time. The historic port with a pretty marina sits at the mouth of the River Yar and contains some of the oldest architecture on the Isle of Wight, including a 16th century castle.


(FULL DAY OPTIONAL EXCURSION): Located on the very northern tip of the Isle of Wight, Cowes is a Mecca for yachtsman, home to the oldest and biggest sailing regatta in the world and during the sailing season the waterfront is a kaleidoscope of colourful sails. The town has its own small shopping centre, lively marina and seafront promenade, with fine Solent views.

The Wight Bay Hotel ***, Isle of Wight



A short walk from Sandown Pier and the sandy Sandown beach, the Wight Bay Hotel boasts a bar and restaurant along with tea and coffee making facilities in each room. 


Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Fi


*Sea view rooms available at an additional supplement, this is an unguaranteed requested.


The Optimum Experience...


We are pleased to introduce our NEW luxury range 'the Optimum Experience' by Skills which will feature a selection of our 2021 holiday packages.

With an elegant and stylish design, our Optimum Experience offers amazing passenger comfort with soft, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you're as comfortable and relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat.



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Name Address Contact Details
Alfreton, Hall Street Alfreton - Surcharge £10pp,
Hall Street, Bus station, DE55 7BT
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Beeston, Lace Road Beeston Lace Road, behind the Cricketers pub
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Chesterfield Bus Station Chesterfield Coach Station,, Beckingham Way
S40 1TH
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
East Midlands Parkway East Midlands Parkway
Nottingham, NG11 0EB
Heanor Market Place Heanor Market Place, Wilmott Street Surcharge £10p
(Market Square side) DE75 7EG
Ilkeston, Wharncliffe Rd Ilkeston, Wharncliffe Rd, Surcharge £10pp
outside CO-OP DE7 5GF
Leicester Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Leicester, Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Long Eaton, The Green Long Eaton, The Green
Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Lutterworth, George St Lutterworth George Street, outside Wycliffe rooms
LE17 4EG
Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Meadowhall Interchange Meadow Hall Interchange, Bay C3
Meadowhall Road, Sheffield, S9 1EP
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Ripley, Market Place Ripley, Market Place, Surcharge £10pp
Express Stand DE5 3FJ
Rotherham,Interchange Bay Rotherham £15pp Surcharge , Interchange Bay C1/ C2
Frederick Street, S60 1QB
Sheffield Pond Hill Pond Hill, Opposite Penny Black Public House
S1 2BG
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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