Isle Of Wight At Easter
4 day Easter weekend tour
Steeped in history with 60 miles of stunning unspoilt coastal scenery and a wealth of attractions, the Isle of Wight has something for everyone. From historic sites to natural delights, music festivals and major national events, it is a unique holiday destination. The Island is situated just 5 miles off the mainland coast and occupies 147 square miles including many designated areas of outstanding natural beauty. Shanklin is probably the island's best known resort and combines the traditions of the 'Old Village' with the modern seaside resort.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
- Hotel for 3 nights in Shanklin with dinner & breakfast
- Evening entertainment (some nights)
- Use of swimming pool
- A trip on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway
- Visit to Ryde
Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, head to Portsmouth with a refreshment stop en-route to join the ferry to the Isle of Wight and then continue to your resort hotel for your 3-night stay with dinner and breakfast.
Day 2 - 3 - At leisure in Shanklin with one included excursion
IOW Steam Railway & Ryde
Enjoy an included ride on the delightful Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Hauled by a vintage steam locomotive, enjoy the special 10-mile round trip of a bygone age with the evocative sounds and smells of puffing and hissing steam and a unique view of the island's unspoilt countryside from restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages. There will be time to explore the quaint and lovingly restored station and depot at Havenstreet where you will the Train Story Discovery Centre as well as refreshment and toilet facilities.
In the afternoon there will be some free time in Ryde with its quirky mix of traditional seaside fun, Victorian architecture, thriving independent shopping scene and lovely sandy Appley Beach (20 minute flat walk from the pier).
Day 4 - After breakfast, join the mid-morning ferry back to the mainland and onwards to interchange.
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Channel View Hotel, Shanklin
Set in Shanklin, 350 yards from Shanklin Beach, Channel View Hotel offers accommodation with a shared lounge, a terrace and a restaurant. With free WiFi, this 3-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. The accommodation features a heated indoor pool, evening entertainment and family rooms.
At the hotel, all rooms have a wardrobe. With a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries, some units at Channel View Hotel also have a city view.
All guest rooms in the accommodation are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a hairdryer. Hospitality tray in all bedrooms.
Sandown Beach is 1.6 miles from Channel View Hotel, while Blackgang Chine is 9.9 miles from the property.