Dinosaur-themed £500k golf course coming to Isle of Wight in 2019

Plans for a new £500,000 dinosaur-themed golf course have been given the green light.Â

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 12:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 2:05 pm
A dinosaur-themed golf course is coming soon. Picture: Heritage Attractions Ltd

The pre-historic inspired attraction is set to open in Sandown, on the Isle of Wight, for Easter 2019 after councillors approved the plans. 

'˜Dino Islands'¦ A Golf Adventure' course will have 18 holes and golfers will have to putt past obstacles like volcanoes, bridges and waterfalls. 

The multi-level course will include life-size Dinosaurs plus a number of water features. 

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The course will feature life-sized dinosaurs. Picture: Heritage Attractions Ltd

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The dinosaur-themed golfing adventure is the latest large-scale development planned for Sandham Gardens in Sandown.

Following on from the announcement of the Sky Trail high-level rope course and the addition of Sandham Karts this summer.

Marino Zanti from Heritage Attractions Ltd, the company behind the plans, said: '˜We're thrilled that the next step in our ambitious plans for Sandham Gardens has been given the go-ahead.

'˜The course is being designed and constructed by Rockart UK, international specialists and a market leader in adventure golf design and construction.

'˜We believe this development is vital for the regeneration of Sandown and are looking forward to bringing it to life.' 

Heritage Attractions Ltd, which owns The Needles: Landmark Attraction, has a 50-year lease with Sandown Town Council to develop Sandham Gardens on the town's beachfront.