"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 Thursday 15 November

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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