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Isle of Wight Visitor Information Centre

High Street | The Guildhall, Newport PO30 1TY, England
+44 1983 521555
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Always helpful staff and packed with ideas for days out

Visit Isle of Wight runs this visitor centre and deals with tourism marketing on the Isle of Wight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maggie N
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Ventnor, United Kingdom
A nice place

It was a typical visitors centre, with helpful staff, pamphlets, maps, etc, as you would expect... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Freddyminster
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Witham, United Kingdom
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The Visit Isle of Wight Visitor Information Centre in the heart of Newport is open daily. Our friendly Travel Ambassador team are here to help visitors with inspirational ideas of days out on the Isle of Wight. We specialise in car free travel including cycling, walking, train, and bus travel. You can buy tickets for island events and a range of local Isle of Wight produce and gifts.
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High Street | The Guildhall, Newport PO30 1TY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit Isle of Wight runs this visitor centre and deals with tourism marketing on the Isle of Wight. The Guildhall is an iconic building, designed by the famous architect John Nash, who lived on the Isle of Wight for many years. A help desk faces...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

It was a typical visitors centre, with helpful staff, pamphlets, maps, etc, as you would expect. It did have the bonus of a museum, which was quite small yet you had to pay to enter.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I suppose a couple of quid per entry isn't expensive, but I guess it wouldn't hurt to make this free of charge, given the number of people who probably visit. I've been to much better town museums which are free to enter. 30-45 mins should...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Went in there to get a bus timetable and got talking to the lady who told us about Alfred Lord Tennyson's house at Freshwater which has recently re-opened. It was well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful that this visitor information centre remains open as it's central location in Newport and friendly, knowledgeable staff are a real help to all visitors.

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

The staff here where friendly and knowledgeable and pleasant to talk to. lots of different leaflets available as you would expect, as well as books, booklets, maps to purchase - and a range of touristic gifts, from the dishtowels, pens and pencil type to Isle...More

Thank Gilliane M
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Good location in centre, staff friendly and very helpful. Not open on Sundays. Should be able to pick up plenty of helpful brochers and bus timetable.

Thank Martin R
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Useful stop when you are visiting the Isle of Wight. It is worth walking beyond the shops to this centre. Based in an interesting building the helpful staff will be able to answer you questions and provide maps and leaflets. There's an interesting selection of...More

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MrandMrsStroud, Manager at Isle of Wight Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Hi Thank you for taking time to review us and we are pleased we helped you when visiting. We hope to see you again soon. :)

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Despite it being the middle of August and immensely busy, and the fact they no doubt get the same questions all the time, I found the staff welcoming and positive and they had all the information we needed which was great. Thank you!

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MrandMrsStroud, Manager at Isle of Wight Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Hi Georgette, Thank you for your review and for your lovely comments. We are always happy to help. We hope to see you again soon. :)

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We called in to buy Around and About maps of the Isle of Wight. They didn't have the full box set, however they took our number and phoned us when they came in. While we were there, the staff were dealing with bicycle hire and...More

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MrandMrsStroud, Manager at Isle of Wight Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Hi Lynette and Anthony Thank you so much for taking the time to review our service. We are delighted you received good service and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Zoe (Visitor Experience Manager)

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