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5 Days

Monday 6th – 10th November

The Shanklin Hotel, Shanklin



Day 1

We depart the West Country early morning en route to Portsmouth and our ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight. We will stop for coffee at Wilton Shopping Village then continue to Portsmouth for our short crossing to Fishbourne. We then continue to our hotel, The Shanklin Hotel our home for the next 4 nights, in the town of the same name Shanklin. After check in you will have time to relax before dinner.


Day 2

Today is “Christmas Eve” and after a leisurely breakfast we depart for a full day tour of the island visiting Freshwater, Yarmouth, Ryde and a special visit to Osborne House in Cowes once home to Queen Victoria. After our visit we return to our hotel for our evening meal.


Day 3

Today is “Christmas Day” and after breakfast we have a half day tour to Newport the commercial centre of the island. We return to our hotel midday for our traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings, in the afternoon entertainment is provided for your enjoyment. Relax after all the excitement before our evening meal.


Day 4

Today is “Boxing Day” and we depart after breakfast for a half day tour to the small village of Godshill with its quaint cottages, gift shops and cafes. We return to our hotel for midday lunch. In the afternoon you have time to relax, perhaps stroll into Shanklin or just spend a quiet hour in the hotel before our evening meal.


Day 5

Sadly we depart our hotel for the journey home to the West Country, stopping for lunch and arriving home late afternoon.


What’s included

All coach travel

4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast in the Shanklin Hotel and all evening entertainment.

Lunch on Day 3 and Day 4

1 full day and 2 half day excursions

Visit to Osborne House

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All inclusive price.       £260.00

Single room supplement. £50.00