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Explore the 'gateway' to the Isle of Wight

Commonly referred to as 'The Gateway to the Island', Ryde is the Isle of Wight's largest town and boasts an array of attractions for visitors to enjoy. From its sandy beach to its host of museums, there truly is something for everyone. The seafront is undoubtedly the best place to explore first, whether you are simply wanting to stroll down the esplanade or are even planning to jump on the Wightlink catamaran service to explore the restored 19th century pier.

High-speed thrills at Wight Karting

Big and little kids will be in their element with the range of attractions on offer in Ryde and adrenalin junkies are sure to love the Wight Karting complex. The centre is home to a 500m all-weather track which is ideal for some high-speed racing action and large groups are able to have exclusive use of the arena for their very own Grand Prix.

Discover the mesmerising Waltzing Water

Looking for an attraction unlike anything you have ever seen before? Waltzing Water is an incredible and unique water, light and music show, with streams forming dazzling patterns to create a true audiovisual experience. It has to be seen to be believed. Planning a trip to Ryde? The Travelodge Ryde Isle of Wight Hotel can be found in the town centre and is only a short walk from both the Ryde Esplanade and Ryde St Johns Road train stations, making it ideal for a weekend break or a longer getaway.