Relaxing on the spacious decking, overlooking gardens and with uninterupted panoramic seaviews is a brilliant way to start and end your day. Staying at The Priory can offer you this, as well as being a short walk to Shanklin Old Village and its numerous restaurants and pubs. It's also an easy location from which to explore the whole Island.

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The Priory is an impressive former Victorian gentleman's residence in the coastal town of Shanklin. Perched on the cliff top with extensive gardens and a large private decking, the apartment features superior, modern accommodation together with a stunning uninterrupted panoramic sea view. Surrounded by over 2 acres of woodland gardens with paths, planting and seating areas, with many coastal walks are all just waiting to be explored. Just 5 minutes away is the Old Village with its famous thatched cottages and selection of local shops, pubs and restaurants. 

Sleeping up to 4 people, the apartment offers an ensuite double bedroom and a twin bedroom with separate family bathroom. Open plan living/dining/kitchen with direct access via French doors to the private decking. Also benefiting from high quality oak furniture, leather sofas, oak floored living areas and granite fitted worktop in the kitchen. LCD TV. DVD and home cinema system with speakers throughout the apartment. Bed linen and towels are included. Gas and electricity are included. FREE Wifi. Car parking. Smoking is not permitted in the apartment. Children of all ages are welcome.

Open: all year | Minimum number of nights: 7 starting on a Saturday. 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 from 4 January to 31 March & 1 October to 19 December. Christmas & New Year breaks are available for 7 nights from 20 and 27 December.

Useful info


  • Check-in -  16:00 
  • Check-out - by 10:00

Facilities included

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

What's included


  • Bed linen
  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • 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.

Payment Plan

We are currently unable to offer online payment plans, but if your journey is more than 60 days ahead with the value of your Red Funnel Holiday (Ferry + Accommodation) exceeding £200 and you wish to explore this option, please call us on 02380 019192 or email your request to

The Priory Address: 34 Luccombe Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6RR

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