(16 April 2019) As travellers’ minds turn to spring, now is the perfect time for an escape to the Isle of Wight with Wightlink’s Spring Break Offer – available exclusively online between the 23rd April and the 23rd May*. Families and friends can explore the Isle of Wight and enjoy fantastic savings on ferry crossings with Wightlink, including £30 off crossings when travelling for a long break of five nights or more, and £25 off crossings for visitors staying for two to four nights.
For those that didn’t get a chance to visit the Island over Easter, there’s still plenty of reason to travel with Wightlink’s springtime savings. With beautiful beaches to discover and stunning landscapes, as well as a variety of events taking place, the Isle of Wight is ideal for a short or longer break where visitors can relax in one of the UK’s warmest climates.
This spring, Wightlink’s top recommendations on the Isle of Wight include:
• Farm Fest at Robin Hill Country Park (6th – 27th April): Fun for all the family continues at Robin’s Hill’s Farm Fest, including a visit from the world’s most famous sheep – Shaun the Sheep – who will be sure to delight the kids. With a rumbling tractor ride and a chance to visit farmyard animals in the Touring Petting Farm, as well as compete in the egg and spoon race, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. Visitors can find out more information at: https://www.wightlink.co.uk/best-events/robin-hills-farm-fest/. Prices start from £17.50 per person or four people can purchase a Saver Ticker for £66.
• Isle of Wight Walking Festival (4th – 19th May): For all ages and abilities, the walking festival is a great opportunity to set off on trails across the Island’s picturesque landscape. With routes covering the chalky cliffs of the west coast to the lush green of the east, there are plenty of diverse routes for everyone to enjoy. For information on the festival, visit: https://www.wightlink.co.uk/best-events/isle-of-wight-walking-festival/.
• Isle of Wight Randonnee (5th May): The Isle of Wight Randonnee is a free, non-competitive cycling event that regularly draws in thousands of enthusiastic cyclists from across the country. The longstanding ride caters to all abilities, with both a 55km and 100km route. Each route tours the Island clockwise, offering spectacular views across land and sea. Find out more on the Wightlink site: https://www.wightlink.co.uk/best-events/isle-of-wight-randonnee/.
• Hullabaloo (11th – 12th May): Another one for all the family, the Hullabaloo event is a discovery and exploration event for kids and adults alike, including entertainment stages, a carnival parade, science and nature activities and much more. There are even activities on the beach allowing guests to visit the Island’s stunning coastline while learning something new. Visitors can find out more details on the Wightlink site: https://www.wightlink.co.uk/best-events/hullabaloo/
With plenty to see and do in the next couple of months, visitors have the chance to tour the Island and enjoy significant savings with Wightlink. With the Spring Break Offer, ferry prices start from just £42.50 (based on four people travelling on 7th May and returning on 9th May). To find out more and book, visit www.wightlink.co.uk.
*Excludes May Day Bank Holiday (outbound travel on 3 May and return travel on 6 May)
For more information about Wightlink Ferries, please contact:
Belinda Hallworth 020 7680 7114 [email protected]
Radhika Sharma 020 7680 7118 [email protected]
Claire Nelson 020 7680 7116 [email protected]
Jo Kenworthy 020 7680 7125 [email protected]