Sun, sea, fun and more

Whether you stay in Shanklin or travel further afield the Isle of wight has so much to offer you

You’re going to have a great time!


SHANKLIN HAS EVERYTHING you could want. Entertainment, places to see, excellent restaurants and a terrific theatre.

IF YOU LIKE EATING OUT then you cannot go wrong. We’ve got English restaurants like Morgans and Indian such as the Purple Mango. There are also Thai, Chinese and Italian restaurants all within easy reach.

FOR A MORE RELAXED FEEL there are also several good family pubs and what seaside town could be without a generous helping of Fish & Chip shops!

As for places to see…

… you really are spoiled for choice.

SHANKLIN BEACH AND ESPLANADE Part of the fantastic Sandown Bay, the beach here is wide, sun-drenched and well served by amusements and cafes along the esplanade.

THE OLD VILLAGE Get a feel for the old fishing village Shanklin used to be. Fabulously Olde-Worlde with its thatched roofs and ancient charm.

SHANKLIN HERITAGE CENTRE One of wartime Britain’s most secret projects, PLUTO provided a crucial underwater fuel supply for the allies after D-Day. You can see it here.

RYLESTONE GARDENS A beautiful extensive garden park. There’s a bandstand with regular concerts.

SHANKLIN THEATRE A terrific venue with some big names. Check out who’ll be here during your stay.

SHANKLIN CHINE A popular attraction since 1817, this exquisite natural setting is illuminated after dark for a very special experience.

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  • The Needles

    Overlooking the Needles rock and lighthouse on the west of the island

  • Calbourne Water Mill

    A fabulous family day out with working mill, museum and restaurant

  • Shipwreck Centre

    The Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum. Check out Mallishags while you’re there!

  • Blackgang Chine

    Blackgang Chine with its mix of exciting rides, goblins and fairies, dinosaurs, nursery rhyme characters. Set your inner child free!

  • Dimbola Lodge

    A fantastic part of the island’s quirky history in a beautiful Victorian setting.