A newly renovated mock Georgian Manor House, Highlands is a fantastic base for your Isle of Wight holiday. Each of the 5 apartments has its own quirky and special features and you'll enjoy the spectacular panoramic sea, town and countryside views around the building. Being a few minutes walk from Shanklin Old Village you won't have far to go for a variey of pubs and restaurants and Shanklin Espanade is close by too.

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Please be aware that not all facilities may be available since re-opening, please see the 'Useful info' tab for more updates

Overnight stays are now permitted in all our accommodation sectors. However, government guidance must still be followed including the Rule of 6 or 2 households only in an indoor setting. Please ensure to check the latest government guidance prior to booking your holiday.

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We are currently unable to offer online payment plans, but if the value of your Red Funnel Holiday (Ferry + Accommodation) exceeds £200 and you wish to explore this option, please call us on 02380 019192 or email your request to holidays@redfunnel.co.uk

Please note: we recommend that you obtain adequate holiday insurance cover at time of booking. 


Highlands offers a selection of 5 luxurious apartments in the coastal town of Shanklin. On its imposing cliff top site, the grand mock Georgian manor house has been lovingly and extensively converted to offer spacious accommodation. Spectacular panoramic sea, town and countryside views are found around the building across Sandown Bay, Shanklin town and the Downs towards Ventnor

Highlands offers 5 apartments sleeping between 3 and 5 people. Apt 1, sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and is accessed from the ground floor and is over 2 levels. Apt 2, sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms and is on the ground floor. Apt 3, sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and is on the 1st floor. Apt 4, sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms and is on the 2nd floor. Apt 5, sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and is on the garden floor. All apartments benefit from high quality oak furniture, leather sofas, oak floored living areas and granite fitted worktop in the kitchens. 32" LED TV. DVD player. Bed linen and towels are included. Electricity is included. FREE Wifi. Car parking. Communal gardens with seating is available for all apartments to enjoy. Smoking is not permitted in the apartments. Children of all ages are welcome. 

Open: all year | Minimum number of nights: 7 starting on a Saturday. (Christmas & New Year are Tuesdays) Short breaks: may be available at short notice through the main season with a minimum of 3 nights stay required, starting any day. They are available 2 October to 11 December 2021.

Special opening short break offer, minimum 3 nights available between 12-17 April in Apartments 2, 3 and 5


  • Check-in -  17:00 
  • Check-out - by 09:00

Facilities included

  • WiFi 
  • Car parking
  • Hair dryer
  • Freesat TV and DVD player
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cot & Highchair
  • Cycle parking

What's included


  • Bed linen
  • Electricity
  • Towels and tea towels

What's not included 


    • Beach towels 


 Key security deposit

  • A £150 pre-authorisation security deposit will be required in advance of your stay - details will be sent with and to make arrangements to post the apartment keys.

Covid-19 updates

Highlands request you keep to social distancing rules as much as possible and have enhanced cleaning protocols in place to protect staff and guests. 
If you have any worries or concerns please call Highlands on 01983 867198 and they will be happy to discuss them with you.

Highlands address: Priory Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6RE

  • Numerous restaurants and bars
  • Shanklin Esplanade
  • Shanklin Chine
  • Rylstone Gardens
  • Godshill Model Village

Apartment 1 - sleeps 4 people
Upside down duplex.
On the ground floor 2 bedrooms (one with kingsize double and one with bunk beds)
sharing a jack and jill bathroom
On the first floor is a loft style kitchen and living area with dining and WC.

Apartment 2 - sleeps 5
Situated on the ground floor.
3 bedrooms (single, twin and ensuite double) with separate bathroom, kitchen/diner and curved living area.

Apartment 3 - sleeps 4
Situated on the first floor.
2 bedrooms (twin and ensuite double) with separate bathroom, kitchen/diner and curved living area.

Apartment 4 - sleeps 3
Loft style penthouse on the 2nd floor.
2 bedrooms (single and double), separate bathroom, kitchen/diner and roof top
conservatory living area with private balcony and stunning views over Sandown Bay.

Apartment 5 - sleeps 
Situated at garden floor level.
2 bedrooms (twin and ensuite kingsize double), separate bathroom, open plan lounge/kitchen/dining.