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Shanklin Chine Isle of Wight

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 + 3 children
2 adults + 2 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 27 May and 11 September and 22 - 30 October).

The Day/Night tickets are only available between 27 May and 11 September and 22 - 30 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 24 March to 30 October 2016.

24 March - 26 May 201610.00am to 5.00pm
27 May - 11 September 201610.00am to 10.00pm
12 September - 21 October 201611.00am to 4.00pm
22 October - 30 October 201610.30am to 8.30pm

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.

2016 Standard Prices

 TypeSingle use tickets Day/Night tickets 
Adult (15-59 yrs)£4.30£5.00
Child (5-14 yrs)£2.50£3.20
Concession (60 yrs+ & Student with I.D)£3.50£4.20
Family (2 adults + 2 children)£12.00£14.00
Family (2 adults + 3 children)£13.50£16.00

Shanklin Chine Historic Gorge

Reviews of Shanklin Chine

Very atmospheric and superbly relaxing. Feels so prehistoric.
We visited Shanklin in the rain unfortunately but still enjoyed it very much. We sheltered with the parrots during a heavy downpour and had a great conversation with them! It offers a beautiful... more
A beautiful place to visit with lots of different plants. Lots of very steep steps which can be slippery but well worth the effort. You can walk straight out to the beach but you can't get back in... more
beautiful waterfall and gorge . very picturess (didn't see any red squirrels) good discount price.

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Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight

Service is operating normally


Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Vehicle Ferry delayed by up to 1 hour due to earlier dense fog. We apologise for the inconvenience caused to your journey

Due to essential winter terminal maintenance, a revised Southampton <> East Cowes timetable is in operation from 21:00 on Thursday 27 October until 02:45 on Friday 28 October 2016.

Revisions include:
• There will be no 22:30 or 23:55 service on 27th Oct from Southampton to East Cowes
• There will be no 23:55 (27th) or 01:20 (28th) service from East Cowes to Southampton
• The 21:00 and 22:30 departures from East Cowes on 27th Oct will arrive at 25 berth in Southampton
• The 02.45 departure from Southampton on 28th Oct will sail from 25 berth

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