"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


Ryde is a British seaside town, civil parish and the most populous town and urban area on the Isle of Wight, with a population of approximately 27,000. It is situated on the north-east coast. The town grew in size as a seaside resort following the joining of the villages of Upper Ryde and Lower Ryde in the 19th century. The influence of this era is still strongly visible in the town's central and seafront architecture.

As a resort, the town is noted for its expansive sands that are revealed at low tide, making its pier necessary on the wide beach for a regular passenger service. Ryde Pier is a listed structure which is the fourth longest pier in the United Kingdom, and also the oldest.

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ592922

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Things to see and do in and around Ryde

  • Puckpool Park Wireless Museum
  • Planet Ice Isle of Wight
  • Big Apple Ryde
  • Waterside Pool
  • Goodleaf Tree Climbing
  • Rosemary Vineyard
  • Appley Park
  • Island Speedway
  • Island Equus
  • Brickfields Riding Stables
  • Wight Karting
  • Waltzing Waters
  • Brickfields Horsecountry
  • Seaview Wildlife Encounter
  • Sallys Riding School
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway
  • Nunwell House and Gardens
  • Old Town Hall Museum
  • Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum
  • Isle of Wight Wax Works
  • Brading Roman Villa
  • Bembridge Maritime Museum Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre
  • Bembridge Heritage Centre
  • Bembridge Windmill
  • Butterfly World and Fountain World
  • Butterfly and Fountain World
  • The 1642 Living History Village
  • Royal Navy Submarine Museum
  • Isle of Wight Zoo
  • Owl & Monkey Haven

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Point
Kollective Gifts
10 Esplanade
Isle of Wight
PO33 2DY

Phone 01983 716491

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