Shanklin Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Shanklin Beach
Shanklin is a Sandy beach located near Shanklin in Isle of Wight. It was a traditional 'bucket and spade' family beach holiday destination, Shanklin Beach lost its pier after the hurricane of 1987 but there is now a semi-circular vantage point with benches where the entrance to the pier once stood. There are seaside cafes and traditional beach shops selling everything from newspapers and books to inflatable boats and wetsuits.
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0.05km from Shanklin Beach
Shanklin is one of the Isle of Wights’ most popular seaside resorts on the south coast. The golden sandy beach, traditional Old Village and Shanklin Chine make it one of the busiest too. Shanklin seafront is packed full of amusements, activities, golf courses and so much more! We really are a traditional amusement pier on land.
0.56km from Shanklin Beach
Shanklin Chine is a geological feature and tourist attraction in the town of Shanklin, on the Isle of Wight, England. A wooded coastal ravine, it contains waterfalls, trees and lush vegetation, with footpaths and walkways allowing paid access for visitors, and a heritage centre explaining its history.
0.73km from Shanklin Beach
Rylstone gardens is a small gem of a place hidden away near Shanklin Old Village on the Isle of Wight. They are award-winning and are a haven for wildlife including red squirrels. The public gardens feature a number of mature trees. There is a café and a Crazy Golf course on the site of the former kitchen garden, and a memorial to Elvis Presley.
The National Poo Museum
2.24km from Shanklin Beach
The National Poo Museum was created by Daniel Roberts, Nigel George, and Dave Badman from the Eccleston George collective of artists and social entrepreneurs on the Isle of Wight. It features an exhibition of twenty kinds of poo, encapsulated and displayed in illuminated resin spheres. These include elk, lion, human baby poo, a tawny owl pellet containing bones and teeth, 140 million-year-old fossil poo, and a child’s shoe with a cat poo inside it.
2.62km from Shanklin Beach
Sandown Pier is a pleasure pier in Sandown, Isle of Wight, England. It has endless family-friendly entertainment and fun! There’s the Lost World indoor golf experience, with exceptional lighting and audio effects, Ten Pin Bowling and Magic Island Play Area and so more. There is a Cafe, Burger Bar and Ice Cream Kiosk and at the front of the pier is Scruffy Jacks Sports Bar with stunning views of the bay.
2.97km from Shanklin Beach
Sandown Beach is one of the Isle of Wight's finest and most recognized beaches, with miles of soft golden sands crowned by Sandown's pleasure pier. Due to the bay being relatively sheltered from offshore winds it is often used as a temporary anchorage point for boats, including large cargo ships, before continuing east towards Continental Europe, or north towards The Solent.
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Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is a ceremonial county and the largest and second-most populous island in England. It is in the English Channel, between two and five miles off the coast of Hampshire, from which it is separated by the Solent. The island has resorts that have been holiday destinations since Victorian times and is known for its mild climate, coastal scenery, and verdant landscape of fields, downland, and chines. The island is part of the historic county of Hampshire. It is designated a UNESCO Bi