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A nice promenade

Ryde has a very pleasant promenade, pier and shops. A number of outlets were closed as it was out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Nice place to visit.

With good transport links, Ryde is probably one of the best places on the isle to visit for a day... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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All reviews arrive and depart hover craft sea front small harbour transport links enjoyable walk bowling alley amusement arcade bus station town centre lovely walk isle of wight fast cat long pier sunny day car ferry lovely place
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ryde has a very pleasant promenade, pier and shops. A number of outlets were closed as it was out of season but even on a wet cold day still an interesting walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavidManchester107
Reviewed 1 week ago

i travel with the hover craft every other month to the main land and had only one issue but nothing major. Quick way to travel from the island to the mainland and if you have the blue card its even cheaper

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emmawot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With good transport links, Ryde is probably one of the best places on the isle to visit for a day. Especially nice to watch the hovercraft arrive and depart, as well us the old underground trains. A few decent pubs and eateries. Probably better during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Really good value for money 2 adults 2 children £ 54. Ryde was great fun, mind you the weather was fantastic. The hovercraft runs every half hour so no rushing to get back,sea was flat calm so crossing was great, kids loved it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Newthebeaut
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Arrived by hoverboat; loved it. Rain and windy for half our time on IOW. Our Victorian era hotel was just across the street. Lots of restaurants nearby, bus station for all over the island, too. Would have loved to be here in the summer so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The Marina now has a bar which was sorely needed The Harbour House is now a grown up attraction Good food drink and views Probably the best views on the Island Enjoy

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Ryde is a great gateway to the Solent. The Hovercraft and Fast Cat leave from here and take you to the mainland effortlessly .We regularly commute and can highly recommend the hovercraft , staff are always helpful. Cheaper if you buy a book of tickets...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mumsypops
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Ryde is a lovely place, good eateries and tea rooms. Had a lovely walk along the esplanade with our dog, she loved it too, you can take your dog on the beach on certain areas which is good. Fun to watch the hovercraft come in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Buddapies
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to get covered in spray and explain the British invention - the hovercraft. However when it leaves sand mixes into the spray so beware of your eyes!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place. Next to the pier and ferry port this is the home of the impressive hover craft the links the IoW with Portsmouth. Train Busy Food Drink Ryde town centre All at hand for the visitor. Worth visiting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank northants90
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20 June 2017|
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10 mins walk