Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Shanklin

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Shanklin. This city's parks, beaches and seaside attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Shanklin

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Shanklin a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Sandown Pier (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Isle of Wight Owl and Falconry Centre (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Amazon World Zoo Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Shanklin

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Shanklin

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Shanklin has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shanklin is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shanklin Chine (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Rylstone Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Shanklin Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Small Hope Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Ventnor Downs (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Sandown Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shanklin

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 23.7 mi (38.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 30.4 mi (48.9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Shanklin Station.

Where to stay around Shanklin, GB?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 855 vacation rentals near Shanklin. From 381 Cottages to 206 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shanklin for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Shanklin?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shanklin:

  • Gunwharf Quays: 40 vacation rentals
  • Fratton: 26 vacation rentals
  • Old Portsmouth: 46 vacation rentals
  • Woolston: 19 vacation rentals
  • Portsmouth City Centre: 55 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Shanklin?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shanklin. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Shanklin Theatre: 1,789 vacation rentals
  • Small Hope Beach: 1,812 vacation rentals
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf: 1,915 vacation rentals
  • Shanklin Station: 1,807 vacation rentals
  • Pirates Cove - Shanklin: 1,733 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shanklin listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Shanklin?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 381 Cottages in Shanklin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shanklin include:

  • Houses: 206 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 381 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 134 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shanklin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 48 vacation rentals with pool available in Shanklin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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