Car free island holiday
Go car free for your holiday to Buddle Place. There are quicker and cheaper alternatives to the car ferry: catamaran services from Southampton to Cowes or Portsmouth to Ryde and the world’s only scheduled hovercraft service, running from Southsea to Ryde. Once here, get around the island by foot, bike, bus or train.
Southern Vectis run the Isle of Wight public bus service and offer a Freedom Ticket for 7 days or more unlimited travel. Southern Vectis
The Isle of Wight has lost most of its train network but one route still remains from Ryde Pier to Shanklin. At present the line is closed for upgrading work and due to open again in September 2021.
See lots more information about going car free on the island at slowwighttravelguide.co.uk