Impressive Carisbrooke Castle
dates from the 13th century.
com AUGUST 1-9: Carisbrooke Castle
on the Isle of Wight opens its doors for Knight School with medieval activities and crafts including shield making, armour wearing, etiquette, storytelling and crafts.
Visit Victorian Ventnor and its Botanic Garden, ride the steam railway, see the dramatic rocky Needles and the coloured sands of Alum Bay, the yachting town of Cowes and historic Carisbrooke Castle
and Osborne House, favourite haunt of Queen Victoria.
On the same theme, our kids loved Carisbrooke Castle
, which does a neat job of compressing around 1,000 years of history into one afternoon.
95, near Carisbrooke Castle
, where they held Charles I just before he lost his head in Whitehall.
The English Heritage tourist film in Carisbrooke Castle
is a masterpiece in making history interesting.
The island's many attractions include traditional seaside resorts, beaches, gardens, Carisbrooke Castle
, a zoo and steam railway.
The Merseyside group, who are also performing at T In The Park Scotland and Oxegen in Ireland, are expected to showcase new material as they join Paul Weller, The Brand New Heavies and Imelda May at Carisbrooke Castle
, on the Isle of Wight, on August 29.
Later the same month Charles arrived at Carisbrooke Castle
, the principal fortress on the island, and took up spacious lodgings there.
We did manage trips to Carisbrooke Castle
, the Isle of Wight Zoo and Osborne House, the former home of Queen Victoria, although we could have been happily entertained on site.
Excavations at Carisbrooke Castle
, Isle of Wight, 1921-1996 (Wessex Archaeology Report no.
| Carisbrooke Castle
THE half term break is creeping up fast but there is still time for families to book a trip across the Solent to the Isle of Fright for a Halloween adventure.