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Things to do in Ryde

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Ryde has to offer

Ryde, Isle of Wight is a fantastic tourist destination in the UK, with an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year

Discover a wealth of things to do in Ryde, as the largest town in the Isle of Wight.

Ryde Beach and Ryde Pier make up a beautiful seafront, looking across The Solent towards mainland England. Those travelling to the Isle of Wight can even catch a hovercraft from Portsmouth to Ryde.

Ryde Carnival is the oldest in the UK, three summer events promise an experience to remember.┬áThe Children’s carnival, Illuminated Carnival and Main Carnival round off the summer in a flamboyant fashion.

You will find a wide variety of restaurants in Ryde to re-fuel during your action-packed Isle of Wight holiday.

Never be stuck for things to do with our useful Ryde Travel Guide.


Photo of Quarr Abbey by Steve Elliott

  • Amazon World Zoo Park

    A family-friendly attraction that is home to all kinds of exotic animals such as giant anteaters, ocelots and tamarins.

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  • Quarr Abbey

    Quarr Abbey

    This working Benedictine monastery lies just outside of Ryde in tranquil setting, surrounded by gardens and offering a pleasing tearoom.

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  • Robin Hill Country Park

    A fantastic family-friendly theme park located inside 88 acres of spectacular countryside with a wide range of attractions from thrilling rides to treetop canopy walks, as well as the Robin Hill Falconry.

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