Shanklin and Isle of Wight Steam Railway

There's no better way to admire the Isle of Wight than from one most magnificent heritage railways around! Transporting you back to the fascinating age of steam, settle into the beautifully resorted carriages of the Isle of Wight Steam Railway and soak up the scenery from a unique perspective. Staying in the coastal town of Shanklin, with its picturesque Old Village and stunning beach, we’ll also take in some of the island’s most popular sights with our scenic island tour.

5 days from £399pp

Single Room Supplement from £29pp

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Your Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Itinerary

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Today, we will soak up the views of the island’s unspoilt countryside and quaint villages with a nostalgic journey on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Sit back in the beautifully restored carriages and watch the scenery roll by!

We continue to visit the picture-postcard village of Godshill, brimming with pretty thatched cottages which are clustered around the charming church.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Godshill
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Relax in Shanklin with a day at leisure. A traditional seaside resort on the south-east coast of the island, uncover the town’s fascinating history or admire the beautiful geological feature of Shanklin Chine.

Alternatively, why not join our optional excursion? Our first visit is to Alum Bay, famous for its multi-coloured sands and the ‘Needles’ – some of the most photographed groups of rocks in the world. Continuing to Ryde, enjoy time to explore the attractive esplanade and thriving shops.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Alum Bay and Ryde

The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in sterling (cash payments only).

Discover the delights of the ‘Diamond Isle’ on our included scenic sightseeing tour of the island. We will introduce you to many of the popular sights that the island has to offer as we pass Freshwater Bay on the south coast and stop at pretty Yarmouth – a bustling town with a natural harbour.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Island Tour

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then crossing by ferry to the Isle of Wight and on to our hotel in Shanklin for four nights.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

Single Room Supplement from £29.00 (5 days).

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the Daishs Hotel on Shanklin High Street or the 3-star Bourne Hall Country Hotel at the foot of Luccombe Downs on the edge of Shanklin.

Daish's Hotel Shanklin

Daish's Hotel Shanklin

The Daish's Hotel Shanklin was the first of the Daish's Hotel's chain and remains their flagship hotel. The original building was an 18th century coaching inn, and it is still possible to see some of the period features today! Following an extensive refurbishment in 2015, the hotel offers a coffee shop serving light snacks and refreshments, and a sun terrace.

Location: 81 High Street, Shanklin, PO37 6NP

Hotel Facilities

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Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Telephone
Service
  • Safe Box in Reception
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Free WiFi (Public Areas)
  • Iron at Reception
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Disabled Rooms Available
General
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
Transport
  • Bus Stop Nearby
  • Train / Tram Nearby
Hotel
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

Single Room Supplements

Single Room Supplement from £29

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