5 days in Isle of Wight Itinerary

5 days in Isle of Wight Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Isle of Wight travel planner

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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
— 4 nights
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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. Family-friendly places like Shanklin Chine and Blackgang Chine will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Shanklin: Newtown Old Town Hall (in Newtown) and The Needles (in Totland). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildheart Animal Sanctuary, Isle of Wight, tour the old-fashioned way with Isle of Wight Steam Railway, contemplate the long history of Osborne House, and look for gifts at JURASSIC JIM.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Shanklin online journey planner.

London to Shanklin is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanklin

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Isle of Wight travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.