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Shanklin and the Isle of Wight

5 days - from only £299pp


Shanklin and the Isle of Wight

Shanklin on the Isle of Wight blends picture-postcard thatched cottages in the Old Town with traditional seaside charm, and it is famous for the impressive Shanklin Chine – a historic gorge and nature trail. From here, we’ll soak up the sights of the island with a included tour, and enjoy a visit to Ryde, which is one of the UK’s original seaside resorts.


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

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    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

  • Day 2: Island Tour

    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


    Yarmouth marina on the Isle of Wight

    Included Highlights

    • Yarmouth
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Sandown

    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, join our optional excursion to Sandown. Famed for its long stretches of golden beaches, traditional seafront and pier, and great attractions, Sandown makes for a lovely day out. 

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • Sandown

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

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Ryde

    Known as the ‘Gateway to the Isle’, Ryde offers miles of glorious sands, an attractive esplanade and beautiful gardens.

    One of the UK's original seaside resorts and much-loved by Queen Victoria herself, here you will find spacious stretches of sandy beach, a thriving shopping scene and a quirky mix of seaside fun and Victorian architecture!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Ryde
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Daish’s Hotel, the friendly 2-star Holliers Hotel or the 2-star Medehamstede Hotel in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. 
  • Daish's Hotel Shanklin

    The 3-star 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.

    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.