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Shanklin Chine Isle of Wight

CELEBRATE Shanklin Chine's 200th Anniversary in 2017 - Enjoy the unique tranquillity this famous leafy gorge which is much loved by poets, artists and writers. The winding woodland, with its steep sides is a magical place for rare plants, wildlife and enchanting waterfalls. Take time to relax in the Tea Garden and browse the Gift Shop.

About Shanklin Chine

SAVE 10% on admission tickets to Shanklin Chine with any Red Funnel vehicle or ferry foot passenger journey to the Island - now that's something to shout about!

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Single use tickets to Shanklin Chine

15-59 yrs
5-14 yrs
60 yrs + and Students with I.D card
2 adults + 2 children
2 adults + 3 children

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Please read the Tickets/T&Cs section below before submitting your order.

Which ticket to choose?

The Single use tickets are available all season and entitle you to one entry into the chine either during the daytime or evening for the Chine Lumière illuminations (between 26 May and 30 September and 21 - 29 October).

The Day/Night tickets are only available between 26 May and 30 September and 21 - 29 October and entitle you to 2 separate visits into the Chine, one during the daytime and one evening entry to enjoy the illuminations - the Day/Night tickets are valid for 7 days from first entry .

Day/Night tickets to Shanklin Chine

15-59 yrs
5-14 yrs
60 yrs + and Students with I.D card
2 adults + 2 children
2 adults + 3 children

Enter approximate date of your visit

Isle of Wight Festival 2014

Shanklin Chine is open from 7 April to 30 September & 21 - 29 October 2017.

7 April - 25 May 201710.00am to 5.00pm
26 May - 30 September 201710.00am to 10.00pm
1 October - 20 October 2017Closed
21 October - 29 October 201710.00am to 8.00pm

Opening times may vary subject to weather conditions.

The 2016 Exhibition repeats the 12 stunning engravings of the Isle of Wight by William Daniell, the Master of Aquatint - these are taken from his 'Voyage Round Great Britain, 1814-1825'.

New Photographic Display including Julia Margaret Cameron's Landscape Photographs, plus a Royal Celebration featuring HM Queen's 90th birthday, with a Big Birthday Party in the Chine on Sunday 12 June (proceeds to the Earl Mountbatten Hospice and Challenge Adventure)

The P.L.U.T.O (Pipe Line under the Ocean) video and display continues - showing how petrol was carried to the Allied Troops in Normandy during WWII

The Memorial to 40 Royal Marine Commando, who trained at the Chine during the War can be seen at the lower entrance.

Collecting admission tickets

  • Vehicle customers: simply present your "Confirmation/eTicket" on arrival at check-in and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed there and then.
  • Foot passengers: please go to the ticket office on arrival and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed on presentation of your "Confirmation/eTicket"

What to give the attraction

Just hand your credit card size ticket(s) to the attraction to gain entry. Tickets are valid for 7 days either side of the date you entered when adding the attraction to your basket.

Terms & Conditions

Attraction admission tickets can only be purchased in conjunction with a booking for a vehicle or foot passenger(s) on Red Funnel´s Southampton/East Cowes route. Attraction tickets are non-refundable and must be used 7 days either side of the date entered. Additional charges (payable on admission) may apply to access special events and certain rides or activities. Standard terms and conditions of entry apply; please refer to the attraction for details.

The discounted ferry crossings are only available whilst the individual attraction is open during 2017. 10% ferry discount available when booked alongside Shanklin Chine tickets. To obtain the ferry discount a minimum of either a family ticket or 2 x adults or 2 x seniors must be purchased. Additional tickets may be added to your shopping basket. Valid for return vehicle travel from Southampton. Valid for up to 7 people in a car or small van up to 5.5m length/2m height. Subject to availability. New bookings only. Not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Please check opening dates and times before booking.

2017 Standard Prices

 TypeSingle use tickets Day/Night tickets 
Adult (15-59 yrs)£4.50£5.50
Child (5-14 yrs)£2.80£3.80
Concession (60 yrs+ & Student with I.D)£3.80£4.50
Family (2 adults + 2 children)£13.00£15.50
Family (2 adults + 3 children)£15.00£18.00

Shanklin Chine Historic Gorge

Reviews of Shanklin Chine

Well worth a visit both day and night. Very efficient way of buying tickets for attractions. Well recommend buying when booking the ferry
wasn't impressed there were only two waterfalls
Fabulous natural attraction greatly enhanced by new lights making it magical at night.
Very interesting and scenic. I'd bought the day/night ticket but we didn't have time to return to see it all lit up at night, which was a pity as I can imagine it would be like Fairyland! Good to... more
the chine was barely there- all dried up and not worthwhile at all!

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