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Post Code for Satellite Navigation Users - PO36 8QA
Dinosaur Isle is located on Culver Parade, on the seafront.
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Southampton to East Cowes
Red Funnel operates a car ferry service from Southampton to East Cowes. Click on the logo for the website.
Portsmouth to Fishbourne and Lymington to Yarmouth
Wightlink operates two car ferry services; between Portsmouth and Fishbourne to the east, and Lymington and Yarmouth in the west. Click on the logo for the website.
Southampton to West Cowes
Red Funnel operates a fast passenger ferry service from Southampton to West Cowes. Click on the logo for the website.
Portsmouth to Ryde
Wightlink operates a fast passenger ferry service from Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head. Click on the logo for the website.
Hovertravel run services between Ryde Esplanade and Southsea, with a crossing time of less than 10 minutes. They have a frequent service running 7 days a week.Click on the logo for the website.
There is a direct link and regular train service from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, where it is only a short step to the Wightlink Fast Cat service that crosses to Ryde Pier Head, which in turn connects by the Island Line train to Sandown. You can buy a through-ticket from London Waterloo to Sandown.
Dinosaur Isle is situated on the sea-front in Sandown Bay, close to the Isle of Wight Coastal Footpath and the National Cycle Network.
Information on the nearest cycling and walking routes is available from the Sustrans website.
The award winning National Cycle Network is a comprehensive network of safe and attractive routes to cycle and walk throughout the UK, one third of which is on traffic-free paths, the rest follows quiet lanes or traffic-calmed roads. The first 10,000 miles of safe and attractive cycling and walking routes has been completed bringing the Network to within 1 mile of 50% of the population.Sustrans, the UK's leading sustainable transport charity and the charity behind the National Cycle Network, works on projects to encourage people to walk, cycle and use public transport to benefit health and the environment.Click the logo to visit the Sustrans website.
Southern VectisRoute 2 from Ryde; and from Newport via Godshill and Shanklin.Route 3 from Ryde; and from Newport via Ventnor and Shanklin.Route 8 from Newport via Arreton, Winford and Apse Heath; and from Ryde via Seaview, St. Helens and Bembridge.Island Coaster - Tours between Ryde (via Bembridge, Sandown, Shanklin, Ventnor) and the Needles (running from Spring through the Summer). Click on the logo for the Southern Vectis website for timetables.
The Sandhopper - Sandown's Community Rail BusRoute No. 24 - Saturdays only. Operating from 5th April 2014 to October.A regular shuttle bus service running every half hour from Sandown Railway Station to a number of attractions and Sandown seafront, including Dinosaur Isle.Click here to download a 2014 Timetable. Click on the logo to visit the Community Rail Partnership website.
Island roads are undergoing a programme of continuing improvement schemes and works.If you are travelling by car or coach on our roads then you can keep up with closures by visiting the Island Roads website.
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