Isle of Wight In September
The summer school holidays have now come to an end, but it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a late summer staycation to the beautiful Isle of Wight to enjoy the September Sunshine.
Isle of Wight is a great place to visit anytime of the year but the Isle of Wight has lovely warm weather in September. All of the bars, cafes, restaurants and tourist attractions are open; the beaches have more space to enjoy a leisurely walk or to throw a towel down, soak up some relaxing rays and listen to the waves lapping the shoreline.
The Wight Holiday Company has some lovely self catering holiday accommodations available and can offer some cracking discounted ferry crossings to accompany your holiday cottage stay. Our self catering holiday properties are all perfectly equipped for families or groups of friends and are ready for you to simply arrive and enjoy, they couldn’t make a more perfect base for exploring everything the Isle of Wight has to offer.
There are lots of events happening on the Isle of Wight throughout September, here is The Wight Holiday Company round up;
7th to 10th September: Steam Railway Heritage open days
An exciting opportunity to see behind the scenes of the Isle of Wight steam railway. As part of the UK-wide Heritage Open Weekend, there’s plenty to see on and around the Railway, including a chance to explore our Train Story Discovery Centre and learn the story of our Victorian and Edwardian railway vehicles, and their lasting impact on all our lives!
Plus on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th there are guided tours of the restoration workshops
9th to 10th September: Eklectica festival
A boutique music festival – Eklectica – taking place at the park on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September this year. Described as a festival with a twist, Eklectica is an exciting combination of acts that promise to be diverse, quirky and creative – headlined by internationally renowned, show stopping tribute bands – all set within the unique woodland setting of Robin Hill. Expect the unexpected!
16th to 17th September: International Classic Car show
Spot your favourite vintage classics. The famous Isle of Wight, Charity Classic Car event promises to be the biggest and best ever. Vehicles from all over the UK and mainland Europe will be attending this unique two-day show on the 16th & 17th September 2017.
Saturday 16th September – the show will be located at the characterful Newport Quay.
Sunday17th September – the show will be held on the beautiful and exotic Ryde Esplanade.
Both shows will be FREE to attend.
PLEASE NOTE: Anyone wishing to display their vehicles MUST register in advance with the organisers on 0208 439 7871.
23rd September: Isle of Wight Day
Not just one day but a whole weekend of celebrations between the 22nd and 24th of September 2017.A carnival of events across the Island to celebrate all that is good and magical about the Isle of Wight. Live entertainment, parades, food and drink and parties across the Island, this is one weekend you’ll want to make sure you’re here for. Special offers in restaurants, cafes, visitor attractions and bars across the Isle of Wight.
23rd September to 1st October: Isle of Wight cycle festival
The Isle of Wight Cycling Festival 2017. Set on the spectacular Isle of Wight, and with a launch weekend featuring a retail village, rides suitable for all ages and abilities, local cuisine, entertainment and incorporating the SpyVelo 100 mile Cyclo-Sportive, the IW Cycle Fest will start in style on Saturday 23rd September 2017.
Over the next few days, multiple rides will take place from various locations – with accurate grading and all cycling disciplines covered, there will be rides suitable for every rider. The second weekend will be an off-road extravaganza, with a Cyclo-Cross race, junior racing, coaching sessions and the mighty 7 Hills MTB event.
With a relaxed, family atmosphere throughout, plus local food vendors and live entertainment, the IW Cycle Fest will end with a cycle themed closing party.
30th September to 4th November: Electric Woods at Robin Hill Country Park
This autumn, Robin Hill’s popular electric woods event, Festival of Light inspired by Diwali, will be celebrating the 70th Anniversary of India’s independence with stunning, creatively themed light, colour, sound and entertainment that captures the many aspects of Indian culture: wild India, modern India, decorative India, historical India, urban India, celebration and spiritual India.
Every evening from 30th September – 4th November, 6pm – 10pm, visitors can experience the lush colours, flavours and magic of the Asian sub-continent set in Robin Hill’s glorious autumnal ancient woodland as they venture on a journey of discovery of India.