Unique Park Destinations on the Isle of Wight

Whether its for the provided glamping experiences, the beautiful scenery or the spectacular amenities, here’s a rundown of our five favourite unexpected park resorts on the Isle of Wight.

  1. Vintage Vacations 
    • Award-winning Vintage Vacations has 13 gleaming silver vintage caravans, plus a pair of classic British caravans sitting in a large field on a farm near Ryde. It’s a peaceful, hidden spot and the carefully restored vans have many original fixtures and fittings, as well as quirky vintage accessories and decorations – a unique experience. Ashley Road, Ryde PO33 4BD, 07802 758113 – vintagevacations.co.uk
  2. Tom’s Eco Lodge
    • Tom’s Eco Lodge is one of the Isle of Wight’s best known clamping experiences, with accommodation offered in a variety of quirky lodgings, including safari tents, eco pods, wood cabins and modulo’s. Guests can enjoy panoramic views over the Solent and across the site of the 1970 Isle of Wight festival. They also have access to a range of other great facilities at Tapnell Farm, including the Cow Co Restaurant, Tapnell Farm Park and Isle of Wight Adventure Activities. Tarbell Farm House, Newport Road, Yarmouth PO41 0YJ, 01983 758729 – tomsecolodge.com
  3. The Garlic Farm Holidays
    • Beautiful self-catering cottages and luxury yurts on The Garlic Farm. Guests enjoy: exclusive use of tennis court, football pitch, games room, WiFi (cottages), discounted ferry crossings, central location ideal for exploring the island by foot or bicycle. Dogs welcome by arrangement. Beaches less than 10 minutes by car. Mersley Lane, Newchurch PO36 0NR, 01983 898477 – thegarlicfarm.co.uk
  4. Old Mill Holiday Park
    • A small, peaceful five-star park overlooking Bembridge Harbour and National Trust common with a choice of pine cabins, centrally heated caravans, apartments and a marina house overlooking the harbour. Play park, indoor games room and Wi-Fi available. Relax here, watching the ships pass by, or explore the Island. The beaches, fishing and walking and cycling trails are all nearby. St Helens, with its shops, restaurants and pub, is five minutes’ walk away. Open all year. Mill Rd, St Helens, Isle of Wight PO33 1UE, 01983 872507 – www.oldmill.co.uk
  5. The Orchards
    • The Orchards has been awarded the 2015 AA Campsite of the Year for the South East and has won 18 successive gold David Bellamy Conservation Awards. Situated in Newbridge, with stunning countryside views and high-quality facilities, it is well located for walking, cycling and visiting the Island’s attractions. There are 164 marked touring pitches in paddocks, with a good mix of grass, water-serviced and hardstanding. Main Road Newbridge, Yarmouth PO41 0TS, 01983 531350 – orchards-holiday-park.co.uk