Ryde tourist and travel information

Ryde Travel Information

Travel Information Ryde is the second largest town on the Isle of Wight. Located on the north east coast of the Island, enjoying views across the Solent towards Portsmouth and the shipping lanes, Ryde has miles of golden sands. The town is the gateway to the eastern isle, with the Fast Ferry Link, Hovercraft and car ferry which comes into Fishbourne, just to the west of Ryde. From Ryde you can catch a bus to the Islands principal towns or take the train through to Brading, Lake, Sandown and Shanklin.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Ryde - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

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Ferries - ztown Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries operates a round-the-clock service between the English mainland and the Isle of Wight. We run every day of the year on three routes across the Solent and sail up to 230 times a day. Portsmouth to Fishbourne takes approximately 40 minutes; Lymington to Yarmouth 30 minutes (both car ferries), and Portsmouth to Ryde around 18 minutes (FastCat foot passenger catamaran).

Red Funnel operates a car and passenger service between Southampton and East Cowes. High speed passenger-only services to Southampton operate from "West" Cowes under the name of "Red Jet".
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carries passengers between Southsea and Ryde aboard a hovercraft.

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Roads Ryde on the Isle of Wight - Travel by road - Ryde is on the A 3054, located at the ferry terminal at Ryde.

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Travel by train

Rail Ryde - Travel by train - Ryde St Johns Road Station, Island Line Ltd, Ryde, PO33 2BA.

Ryde Esplanade Station, Railway Station, The Esplanade, Ryde, PO33 2HE.

Ryde Pier Head Station, Ryde Pier Head, Isle of Wight, PO33 2HF.

Island Line, Isle of Wight. Main Stations: Ryde, Brading, Sandown, Lake, Shanklin. Island Line operate a single line from Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin down the eastern side of the island. Tel: 01983 812 591. www.island-line.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Ryde Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Ryde - Sport - Located on the north east coast of the Island, enjoying views across the Solent towards Portsmouth and the shipping lanes, Ryde has miles of golden sands. The Esplanade has a marina, beautiful gardens and activities for all the family, a bowling green, children's amusement park, ice rink, tenpin bowling, nightclub, boating lake, and swimming pool with retractable roof.

ICE SKATING. PLANET ICE ISLE OF WIGHT, Quay Road, Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 2HH. Tel: 01983 615155.

Ryde Golf Club, Binstead Rd, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 3NF
Tel: 01983 614809.

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Shopping

Stores Ryde - Shopping - The shops are located in The High Street and Union Street.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Ryde - Entertainment and attractions - THE ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY. The railway runs 5 miles from Wootton, through Havenstreet and Ashey, to Smallbrook Junction, which is the interchange with Island Line's electric trains that run from Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head (Connecting with the Wightlink high-speed catamaran service from Portsmouth Harbour).

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Museum

Other information Ryde - Other information - Puckpool Park Wireless Museum, Seaview, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO34 5AR. Tel: 01983 567665. Robin Hill Country Adventure Park, Robin Hill, Downend, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU.

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Isle of Wight mapAs the Isle of Wight is relatively small, which ferry/hovercraft route you take is more down to which port on the mainland is best suited to you, rather than your destination on the island.

On the mainland - Southampton, Lymington, Portsmouth & Southsea.

On the Island - East Cowes, Yarmouth, Fishbourne & Ryde.

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