Shanklin tourist and travel information

Shanklin Travel Information

Travel Information The coastal resort of Shanklin is located at the south east corner of the Island, at the southernmost tip of Sandown Bay. Shanklin has long been a popular location for family holidays, with a safe sandy beach and clear waters.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Shanklin - 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 Shanklin on the Isle of Wight - Travel by road - Shanklin is on the A 3055, about 7 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 Shanklin - Travel by train - Shanklin Station, Island Line Ltd, Regent Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight. CCTV. Ticket office. Refreshment facilities. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Taxi rank.

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

Shanklin Tourist Information

Sport

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

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Shopping

Stores Shanklin - Shopping - Shanklin Old Village is a small part of Shanklin, with some pretty cottages and quaint shops, the majority of them thatched. It is famous for its small gift shops and tea rooms.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Shanklin - Entertainment and attractions - Amazon World Zoo Park, Watery Lane, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight PO36 0LX. Tel: 01983 867122. Robin Hill Country Adventure Park, Robin Hill, Downend, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU.

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

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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.

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