Sandown tourist and travel information

Sandown Travel Information

Travel Information Sandown is situated beside the sparkling waters of Sandown Bay, with its twin resorts of Shanklin. Holiday-makers have been coming here for over 150 years.The Victorians laid out the broad seafront promenades and beautiful parks and gardens.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Sandown - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

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Roads Sandown on the Isle of Wight - Travel by road - Sandown is on the A 3055, about 6 miles from the ferry terminal at Ryde.

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Ferries - ztown Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries operates a round-the-clock service between the English mainland and the Isle of Wight. We run every day of the year on three routes across the Solent and sail up to 230 times a day. Portsmouth to Fishbourne takes approximately 40 minutes; Lymington to Yarmouth 30 minutes (both car ferries), and Portsmouth to Ryde around 18 minutes (FastCat foot passenger catamaran).

Red Funnel operates a car and passenger service between Southampton and East Cowes. High speed passenger-only services to Southampton operate from "West" Cowes under the name of "Red Jet".
Hovertravel
carries passengers between Southsea and Ryde aboard a hovercraft.

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Travel by train

Rail Island Line operate the eight and half miles of passenger railway on the Isle of Wight, serving the island towns of Ryde, Brading, Sandown, Lake and Shanklin. The railway connects to the high speed ferry terminal at the top of Ryde Pier, allowing easy access to the mainland and London. They are electric trains, former London Underground rolling stock.

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Travel by train

Rail Sandown - Travel by train - Sandown Station, Island Line Ltd, Station Avenue, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 9BN. CCTV. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Only parts of station step free access.

Island Line, Isle of Wight. Main Stations: Ryde, Brading, Sandown, Lake, Shanklin. Island Line operate a single line from Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin down the eastern side of the island. Tel: 01983 812 591. www.island-line.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Sandown Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Sandown - Sport - Big attractions are the Sandown Airport Annual Airshow at the Isle of Wight Airport, and the Sandown Bay Regatta. Hang gliding, paragliding and light aircraft flying are popular pastimes, the airspace being relatively free over the Island. At Culver Parade you'll find tennis, bowls, crazy golf and a pitch and putt course.

Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club, Fairway Lake, Sandown
Isle of Wight, PO36 9PR. Tel: 01983 403217.

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Shopping

Stores Sandown - Shopping - Sandown High Street has some fine shops, restaurants and seaside cafés all offering excellent service and goods. Sunday is market day in Sandown.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Sandown - Entertainment and attractions - Sandown Carnival (photo) is one of the biggest on the Island. The main and illuminated carnivals together attract 22,000 people.

Amazon World Zoo Park, Watery Lane, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight PO36 0LX. Tel: 01983 867122.

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Museum

Other information Sandown - Other information - Appuldurcombe House, Wroxall, Isle of Wight PO38 3EW. Tel: 01983 852484.

Museum

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Isle of Wight mapAs the Isle of Wight is relatively small, which ferry/hovercraft route you take is more down to which port on the mainland is best suited to you, rather than your destination on the island.

On the mainland - Southampton, Lymington, Portsmouth & Southsea.

On the Island - East Cowes, Yarmouth, Fishbourne & Ryde.

www.redfunnel.co.uk

www.wightlink.co.uk

www.hovertravel.co.uk

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Sandown Isle of Wight - Local Information. Sandown Carnival 01983405060 - Isle of Wight Gliding & paragliding club 01983 520942 - Hills Pharmacy 01983 405436 - Old Town Hall Museum 01983 531785 -Isle of Wight Wax Works Sandown 0870 458 4477 - The Heights Leisure Centre Sandown 01983 405594 - Royal Mail Sandown 01983 408823 - HSBC Bank 0845-740 4404

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