Boasting a bright, airy room and beautiful gardens, the Old Stable, set just ten minutes from Shanklin Old Village, is a beautiful abode for any holidaymaker. Guests can expect striking, chalet-style accommodation in the grounds of Lyon Court, complete with a communal heated swimming pool for the more active visitor.

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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.

For the latest restriction and facility information, please refer directly to the accommodation provider before making a booking

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

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


Lyon Court is a beautiful country house in a lovely countryside setting, tastefully converted into individual apartments, with extensive gardens & terrace, a children’s play area & outdoor swimming pool. It overlooks Shanklin Down, yet is close to bus & train routes, and only 10 minute walk to the town centre or Shanklin Old Village. The beach is a further 5 minute walk.

The Old Stable is (as the name suggests) a stable converted into a studio apartment. Set in the secluded gardens of Lyon Court, it benefits from its own discrete south facing patio. The kitchen is fully equipped with a full sized oven and hob, a vintage Bosch fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, with ample cupboard space, pots, pans, utensils, crockery and cutlery. The living area is well designed for a couple, with a comfy sofa, a double bed and a table for 2. There is also a a 28" TV connected to their satellite system and network so that you can access Netflix/Amazon/Apple TV.  A cot can also be accommodated if you really can't get away on your own! You will have access to all of the facilities at Lyon Court including a large, heated outdoor pool*, a large terrace with gas BBQs available, on site launderette and extensive landscaped gardens. For a comfortable stay, beds are made up before your arrival, and a welcome tray and under-sink items are provided. Electric and bed linen are included. Children of all ages are welcome. Babysitting can also be arranged, for more details please contact The Old Stable. Car parking available for one car.
* outdoor pool open from late May Bank Holiday weekend to the last week of September.

Open: 31 March - 30 September 2021 | Minimum number of nights: 3 starting any day, except between 24 July - 4 September when it's 7 night stays starting on a Saturday

Facilities included

  • Car parking
  • 28" TV connected to their satellite system and network so that you can access Netflix/Amazon/Apple TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor swimming pool (generally heated from late May Bank Holiday to last week of September)
  • Cot is available free of charge (must provide own cot linen)
  • Fan heater for those chillier Autumn nights


  • Check-in - 16:00 to 21:00
  • Check-out - 10:00 

What's included

  • Bed linen
  • Electricity
  • Towels are included for stays of 7 nights or more


What's not included

  • For short stays towels may be hired in advance charged at £5 per set (a hand, bath & pool towel)


Security Bond

The Old Stable request a £300.00 bond for all apartments. The bond must be paid by bank transfer direct to Lyon Court at least 2 weeks before your arrival date. (Details will be provided by Lyon Court once booked). They reserve the right to cancel the booking if there is a failure to pay the bond by this point and full cancellation charges will apply as per the terms and conditions of booking.

Bonds are taken to cover any damage or breakages and to cover any losses incurred by the property or contents during your stay, as well as the cost of any special or extra cleaning or rubbish clearance that is required after departure. If damage/loss exceeds the value of the deposit, you will be liable for the full cost or the difference.
Once you have departed and the property has been checked Lyon Court will refund the bond less any deductions within 14 days. Your bond is at risk if the terms and conditions herein are not adhered to. 


Covid-19 updates

The Old Stable request you keep to social distancing rules as much as possible.
Please check out their Covid-19 update - find out more.
If you have any worries or concerns please call The Old Stable on 01983 863939 and they will be happy to discuss them with you.


The Old Stable Address: Lyon Court, Westhill Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6PZ

  • Shanklin Chine
  • Shanklin Old Village
  • Shanklin Esplanade and Beach
  • Godshill Model Village
  • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club
  • Garlic Farm
  • Many bars and restaurants