We’ve got guides to provide all the information you need on travelling to the island and how to enjoy a car free holiday, information about the Isle of Wight and Shanklin, attractions, activities and events, plus all about our green credentials:

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The best town on the Isle of Wight (we might be a little bias!) with sandy beaches, an esplanade full of fun attractions, the picturesque Old Village and the historic gorge, Shanklin Chine.

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There is a lot more to our little Island – from the best in coastal scenery, heritage houses, dinosaur galore and the hottest music festivals around!

Eating Out

There are restaurants, cafes and pubs galore across the island, showcasing the best of the island’s produce – we’ve got a rundown of all of them in Shanklin and the towns in all directions, Sandown, Godshill, Wroxall and Ventnor.


Whatever you are looking for, there is an attraction perfect for you on the island. With museums, historic locations, outdoor adventures, wildlife sanctuary and much more, we’ve got a full list of every single one and details on how to find out more!


If you are looking something a bit different and not just your usual attraction, check out our activities guide for a plethora (nearly 100) of activities and experiences from across the island – a spot of golf, ride a horse, see a performance, take in a class, visit an exhibition, play some sport and much more!

Local Wildlife

There is plenty of wildlife to be seen all around Shanklin and further afield – and we’ve got some top tips on where to go and what to look out for!

Shop Local

If you are looking to taste and enjoy the best of local produce, the Isle of Wight has a wide selection of food and drink perfect for your island escape.


Just off the south coast of the UK, the Isle of Wight is closer than you think – just 1 1/2 hours from London by car or train. Then, when on the island, you can explore by car or there are plenty of travel options for a car free holiday.

– Travel By Car

– Travel By Public Transport

– Travel For International Guests

– Car Free Holiday

Green and Eco Policies
We’re always keen to help the environment wherever possible and make our green island even greener, so we’re constantly looking to improve our green and eco credentials and become more sustainable at Shanklin Holiday Homes.