Last minute Easter family breaks to the Isle of Wight with Red Funnel
-Great value Easter breaks to the island still available to book, with day trips from just £14.60pp and island breaks from just £71.50pp-
For a day…
Easter fun at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Families can take a trip to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway this Easter and enjoy everything from the Train Story Discovery Centre and a train ride through the island’s countryside, to an array of arts and craft activities and an Easter Treasure Hunt. There will also be a children’s entertainer on site to keep the young ones entertained, together with live falconry displays throughout the day.
Spend a day out at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway from just £15 per person including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel. Based on a family of four travelling together in April 2016, with a special discount on family ticket attraction entry when booked through Red Funnel.
The Needles Park
The Needles Park is full of fun attractions, shops, and rides to keep families busy. This Easter, visitors can take a trip to the park and spend the day playing adventure golf, catching a boat out to see the Needles, riding a Victorian carousel and the spinning tea cups, or immersing themselves in the new 4D cinema experience. Guests can also visit the sand shop to make their own unique coloured sand souvenirs and watch craftsmen make a variety of glassware and sweets. This Easter there will be even more entertainment on hand, with children’s entertainers and live musicians performing throughout the Easter period.
Enjoy a day out at The Needles Park from just £17.50 per person including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel. Based on a family of five travelling together 26 March – 8 April 2016, with a special discount on family ticket attraction entry when booked through Red Funnel.*
Enjoy a Victorian Easter at Osborne House
Osborne House was one of Queen Victoria’s favourite royal residences, and today visitors can step back in time to see how life was lived over one hundred years ago by the queen and her royal children. Families can explore the sumptuous public and private rooms, the sweeping gardens, the Swiss Cottage, where the royal children learned domestic skills, and Queen Victoria’s famous private beach.
This Easter, visitors can take part in their very own Victorian adventure – from fun mini-dramas to traditional giant games, there are plenty of activities for the children to get involved in. There’s also an Easter trail to follow through the gardens, with chocolate prizes to be won!
Spend a day out at Osborne house this Easter from just £14.60 per person including return vehicle crossings with Red Funnel based on a family of five travelling together in April 2016, with a special discount on family ticket attraction entry when booked through Red Funnel.
For a longer stay…
TWO NIGHT B&B STAY at The Royson B&B, from £81pp
The Royson is situated in pretty Shanklin, on the south east coast of the Isle of Wight. This family friendly guest house is set parallel to the famous cliff path walks, just 15 minutes from the centre of Shanklin, and 20 minutes from the pretty Old Village.
Families can escape to the Isle of Wight for a last minute family break from just £81 per person. This price is based on two adults and two children sharing staying in two ensuite family rooms on a B&B basis. Price includes return vehicle ferry crossings with Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries based on travel during April 2016.
THREE NIGHT SELF-CATERED STAY at Manderley Lodge, from £71.50pp
Manderley Lodge is a beautifully refurbished annex to a Victorian Villa, situated in a quiet area of Shanklin. Just a short walk from the town centre, the annex offers the perfect base for an Easter getaway with Shanklin Old Village and a sandy beach front both a stone’s throw away.
Families can book a three-night Easter break at Manderley Lodge from just £71.50 per person. This price is based on two adults and two children staying at Manderley Lodge on a self-catered basis, and includes return vehicle ferry crossings with Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries – based on travel during April 2016.
SEVEN NIGHT SELF-CATERED BREAK at Waverley Holiday Park Holiday Centre, from £78pp
Located a mere five minutes from Red Funnel’s East Cowes Vehicle Ferry Terminal and within easy walking distance of Osborne House and the international sailing venue of Cowes with its cafes, restaurants and pubs, Waverley Park is the perfect base from which to explore the island.
Families can spend seven nights at Waverley Park Holiday Centre from £78 per person. This price is based on two adults and two children sharing a four-berth caravan on a self-catered basis and includes return vehicle ferry crossings with Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries – based on travel during April 2016.
For more information and to book, visit www.redfunnel.co.uk
Notes to editors:
*The Needles Park works on a ticketing system per attraction. This price is based on a family entrance ticket for two adults, and three children, with a total of 36 tickets to spend on attractions on site.