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If you are looking for a little slice of traditional England but with a warmer climate, then a Shanklin holiday is the ideal option for you. The seaside town has a unique charm with plenty of chocolate-box style cottages and quaint front gardens to be enjoyed. A Shanklin holiday rental cottage is the perfect base for those who just wish to simply relax or for those who like a bit of adventure and sight-seeing. Mo matter what type of trip you are looking for, a Shanklin holiday offers exactly what you want.

Things to Do on Holiday in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Visitors can expect to be exposed to a variety of activities whist on a Shanklin holiday. With a beautiful beach and esplanade, the town offers water-based activities such as swimming, sailing, surfing and fishing. Other activities that can be enjoyed in the town include golf, horse riding, cycling and walking.

One of the most prominent attractions of the town is the Shanklin Chine. This is a naturally formed gorge which is great for walking and hiking as well as bird spotting. Nature lovers will be in their element here as the chine has over 150 species of flora and several species of moss. There are two waterfalls and an aviary filled with exciting species of birds. The Shanklin Chine is a perfect place to get the camera or easel out to capture nature at its best.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

If you can bear to tear yourself away from the comforts of your Shanklin holiday rental cottage, you will find the popular town of Sandown located approximately 2 miles to the north of Shanklin. As well as a beautiful sloping beach, visitors will find attractions such as the Isle of Wight Zoo. The zoo is renowned for its collection of tigers and also has a white lion in its collection. Children will particularly love the lemurs, spiders, lizards and various primates that can be seen at the zoo. Sandown is also home to the Museum of Geology where there is an interesting collection of rocks and fossils for visitors to enjoy.

Weather in Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Visitors on a Shanklin holiday can expect to experience an almost sub-tropical climate thanks to the island's location. This means that there are warm summers and very mild winters, making it the perfect place to relax. The average daytime temperature during the summer months, in particular July and August, is 19°C. The winter months of January and February are generally the coldest with the average daytime temperature generally falling to 8°C.

Travel to Shanklin, Isle of Wight

As there are no direct flights to the Isle of Wight (unless you have your own small, private plane) most visitors arrive at Southampton Airport (SOU) and take the 20 minute ferry ride or hovercraft ride over to the island. Several major UK airlines offer affordable, regular flights including British Airways, Flybe and Eastern Airways. Passengers can leave from various UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Manchester (MAN), Liverpool (LPL), Newcastle(NCL) and Leeds (LBA).

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                                                                                                      modern,clean,everything catered for.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely clean property, decorated in modern neutral taste, you wouldn't know your in a house that once formed part of a hotel and is over 100 yrs old. The owners Yvonne and David have thought of everything, manuals for appliances, child proofing stair gate,highchair etc even down to board games and dvd player with a selection for young & old, a wii with games. Stayed as part of my birthday present and they put up banners,balloons and even a box of choccies thank you 😊. Problem with heating but was notified straight away and explained how to sort it. Very simple, lovely stay with beautiful views, Shanklin never ceases to amaze me. Thank you for letting us stay and hope too again. 😃
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous family home in a brilliant location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We came with a big group of girlfriends for the weekend and had a brilliant stay. The house has everything you could want. Its very spacious, and homely (not showhome) which suits me very well as I hate going to places where you feel you canot touch anything. Everything very clean and lots of stylish touches too. The games room is brilliant-we spent much of saturday night drinking and playing table tennis and pool. We went for long walks around the island and ate out at some lovely pubs. All in all a marvellous break-I cant wait to come back with my husband and children too. Thak you Caroline for you great hosting too!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Simply beautiful holiday cottage!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful holiday cottage with fabulous decor & a true warm and cosy environment. We loved the location with pubs, shops & restaurants all on the doorstep. We also spent evenings in with the well equipped kitchen making it easy to cook & dine in (although so many good take away options too!). The cottage felt so spacious & the beds SO comfortable. We highly recommend & loved our stay here!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017