"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Shanklin Beach

Shanklin beach on the south east coast of the Isle of Wight is towards the south of Sandown Bay. The southern half of the sandy beach slopes gently up to the cliffs with a rock ledge at its extremity and the northern half is backed by the resort's esplanade. The beach is popular with anglers.. A stream flows to the beach from Shanklin Chine.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Shanklin

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ586810

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Things to see and do near Shanklin Beach

  • Shanklin Chine (0m)
  • The Shanklin Treasure Trail (0m)
  • Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area (0m)
  • Summer Arcade (0m)
  • Sandown Pier (2m)
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (2m)
  • Ventnor Heritage Museum (2m)
  • Ventnor Paddling Pool (3m)
  • Dinosaur Isle (3m)
  • Owl and Falconry Centre (3m)
  • Amazon World (3m)
  • Isle of Wight Zoo (3m)
  • Old Smithy Tourist Centre (3m)
  • Brading Roman Villa (3m)
  • Ventnor Botanic Gardens (4m)
  • Godshill Model Village (4m)
  • The Model Village (4m)
  • Allendale Equestrian Centre (4m)
  • Isle of Wight Wax Works (4m)
  • Nunwell House and Gardens (4m)
  • Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum (4m)
  • Old Town Hall Museum (4m)
  • Lavender and Lace (5m)
  • Shipwreck and Maritime Museum (5m)
  • Arreton Craft Barns (5m)

Tourist Information

Shanklin
Tourist Information Point
Vernon Cottage Gift Shop
1 Eastcliff Road
Isle of Wight
PO37 6AA

Phone 01983 862606

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Weather

Forecast for Wednesday 19 September

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 89%
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Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 88%
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Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 80%
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15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
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Shanklin beach forms part of Sandown Bay, famous for its long sandy beaches and safe bathing areas. Beach activities cater for all tastes with the Towns Amenities nearby. The beach is well served by longshoremen, providing traditional and modern leisure pursuits.

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