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Shanklin Chine: Celebrating its Bicentenary year in 2017 Shanklin Chine marks a truly special milestone this year’s as it celebrates its 200th Anniversary as a visitor attraction. The gates to this historic gorge first opened back in 1817, making it...more
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Must see, but for best views of the lights go when dark. Not really much to see and not ideal for people with mobility issues. The older women at the bottom reception is very miserable and rude however a really lovely girl in the coffee...More
Quite a hidden place but well worth a visit. A deep valley in the landscape creates this peaceful place with steep steps down, waterfall, streams and good look out spots to sea. A nice tea and cake stop deep in the Chine 'forest'. Nice during...More
Lovely place to visit ,there is a lovely waterfall as you go in .Best time to visit is just as it is getting dark ,with all the light on it looks like something out of a fairytale .there is a lovely cafe on the walk...More
Worth another visit. Bit of a push if you are not very fit. Don't bother with the pub, closed Monday's. Went back Tuesday evening, by way of the cliff walk. Don't do food. What a waste. Barman said, oh they used to do food, not...More
The wonderfully illuminated Chins makes for a great post-dinner stroll. It is a good way to learn about Shanklin history and the interaction between the town and some significant historical figures.
Between 9 & 10 at night, it is quite quiet. Whether you finish at...More
Tried to visit the Needles. Pamphlets recommended telephoning if you were disabled when you arrive at the bottom of the big hill to see of there is a parking space available. I acknowledge and understand you are taking a chance visiting and there is parking...More
You can park in the main town car park and it is about 5 minutes to the Chine. I would suggest anyone who cannot walk get dropped near the entrance. There is a handrail down the steps, then a flat walk then steps again. I... More
You can park in the main town car park and it is about 5 minutes to the Chine. I would suggest anyone who cannot walk get dropped near the entrance. There is a handrail down the steps, then a flat walk then steps again. I rested in the cafe while my daughter walked back up and got the car, then met her down on the seafront. That is the best idea.