If you’re planning a trip to the Isle of Wight you’ll find it difficult to run short of things to do, not that you’d even want to. And finding your way around the best tourist attractions couldn’t be simpler with the Island Line, giving you easy access to main towns like Shanklin, Lake, Sandown, Brading and Ryde on a daily basis.
The excitement of your visit doesn’t have to be limited to the time you’re actually there, however. Start building anticipation before you set off and dabble in a bit of cultural and historical research with this rather useful island map. With a few snappy facts about life and key events relating to the island’s transport history, it’s an ideal starting point for your trip. It dates from 1862 right through to 2010, so, if you want to swat up before you go, get yourself off to a flying start here.