The Isle of Wight of Yesteryear!

Parkbury Hotel

5 Days Half Board by Coach

On this midweek break we seek out island attractions, which show us how it used to be in times gone by. The Victorian Age in particular has left its mark, and Queen Victoria herself loved the island so much that Osborne House was built for the Royal Family. 

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Based in the resort of Sandown, we include a tour of Osborne House, a ride on the perfectly preserved steam railway, and a visit to a village museum with a Victorian theme.


Full day: Our full day tour begins at the ornate Whippingham Church, built by Prince Albert and where Queen Victoria was a regular member of the congregation when in residence on the island. We continue to Queen Victoria’s seaside retreat, Osborne House, where she died in 1901. This beautiful Italiante villa and grounds are maintained as it was at the time offering a wonderful snapshot of royalty during Victoria’s reign.

Full day: Take a journey back in time with a ride on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. We join at the railway’s main station at Havenstreet, where there is a small museum and shop, for a return journey on a section of the old Ryde to Newport line. The oldest locomotive was built in 1876 and carriages date back to 1864, and all have been restored to pristine condition. Later we visit the Brighstone Village Museum, which gives an insight into village life in Victorian times, and is housed in a picturesque terrace of thatched cottages.

Parkbury Hotel, Sandown

Parkbury Hotel, Sandown

Our hotel in Sandown is about a ten minute downhill walk to the seafront and High Street.

• Two lounges, bar, garden, restaurant • En-suite bedrooms • Full breakfast and three course evening dinner plus tea or coffee • Entertainment: Four nights – 8 day tours, Two nights - 5 day tours, One night - 4 day tours • Free WI-FI • No lift, but all bedrooms are on the ground and first floors

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Departure Date Tour Ref Days Adult (from) Available Seats Rooms Sole Occupancy
Sold outMon 4 Sep, 2017 SAP5 192 5 £369.00 0 £20.00 Sold out


  • Free local joining points
  • Collect Coach Miles™
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accomodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions/itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Complete luggage handling
  • Price-Back Insurance Offer

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Grand UK Holidays
The Old Bakery
113 Queens Road
Norwich, Norfolk
United Kingdom
01603 61 99 33
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