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Shanklin & the Isle of Wight

Once experienced, the beauty and charm of the Isle of Wight will keep you coming back time after time.

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Once experienced, the beauty and charm of the Isle of Wight will keep you coming back time after time. The island enjoys a mild and sunny climate and over half the island is recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty, with nearly 30 miles of shore designated ‘Heritage Coast’.


At a glance:

  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway

  • Osborne House

  • The Needles

  • East Cowes

  • Home pick up



Day 1

Travel to Southampton to join the afternoon Red Funnel ferry crossing to East Cowes. Continue across the island to the hotel in Shanklin for four nights' dinner, bed and breakfast.


Day 2

A free day at leisure in Shanklin.

B, D

Day 3

After breakfast, travel to Havenstreet for an included return ride on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Later, visit Osborne House, once the holiday home of Queen Victoria who is quoted as saying "It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot".

B, D

Day 4

A full day excursion to first explore Godshill before continuing along the south west coastline to Alum Bay with its huge chalk stacks known as 'The Needles'. Make a stop in the popular sailing centre of Yarmouth before returning to Shanklin.

B, D

Day 5

Depart after breakfast and travel to East Cowes to spend the morning before rejoining the coach for the short transfer to the East Cowes ferry port and the early afternoon sailing to Southampton. Continue the journey home where the door to door service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Channel View Hotel, Shanklin


The 3 star Channel View Hotel is uniquely located, occupying an elevated cliff top position overlooking Shanklin Bay with plenty of facilities.


A lift to some floors.  Please note that there are several steps within the hotel.



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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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