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About Shanklin

With vintage amusements, an esplanade, fish and chip bars and a large sweep of golden sand, Shanklin provides all the classic seaside delights. But ease yourself out of your deckchair and leave the beach behind and you’ll find it has surprises too.

Like Shanklin Chine, an enchanting leafy gorge alive with waterfalls and the sound of birdlife. Ascend the steps for lovely beach views or visit at night when colourful lights illuminate the stream and provide an extra magical feel.

For more outdoor excitement visit Rhylstone Gardens. Close to the beach, this attractive parkland is home to red squirrels and features a crazy golf course that’s perfect for family-friendly games.

Along Shanklin’s pretty high street, you’ll discover a range of independent shops selling fossils, traditional sweets and gifts alongside charming thatched tea rooms and varied restaurants – that serve flavours from every corner of the world.



Highlights of Shanklin

  • Traditional seaside resort
  • Shanklin Chine
  • Endearing high street
  • Glittering sand beach
  • Rhylstone Gardens

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Splashing in the sea on a beach on The Isle of Wight