5 days in Isle of Wight Itinerary

5 days in Isle of Wight Itinerary

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Drive to Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Drive to Shanklin
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Shanklin
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Drive to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Drive to London

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Shanklin

— 4 nights
Shanklin is a popular seaside resort and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, England, located on Sandown Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Shanklin Chine and The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Shanklin side-trips: Black Rock Charters and Fishing (in Yarmouth) and The Needles (in Totland). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The Garlic Farm, stroll through Amazon World Zoo Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Godshill Model Village.

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London to Shanklin is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Shanklin are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanklin

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Isle of Wight travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Historic Sites · Gardens
Just a short ferry ride from the mainland, the Isle of Wight has been a magnet for family vacationers for many decades. Today, the largest English island draws a young party crowd with its multitude of music festivals, rustic fishermen’s cafes, and eco-friendly campsites. The island’s main appeal remains its mild climate, allowing for a wide range of outdoor activities and watersports. Its coastline attracts families, who come here to enjoy warm beaches, dramatic cliffs, and ever-changing sand dunes. Despite being only 10 km (6 mi) from the mainland city of Portsmouth, the island is a world apart in terms of scenery, culture, and pace of life.