Shanklin and Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Shanklin and Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Shanklin and Isle of Wight Steam Railway

5 Days Starting and ending in United Kingdom

Visiting: Isle of Wight, Shanklin, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight Steam Railway - (HavenstreetStation)

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

uk5sha

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

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Tour Overview

There's no better way to admire the Isle of Wight than from one most magnificent heritage railways around! Transporting you back to the fascinating age of steam, settle into the beautifully resorted carriages of the Isle of Wight Steam Railway and soak up the scenery from a unique perspective. Staying in the coastal town of Shanklin, with its picturesque Old Village and stunning beach, we’ll also take in some of the island’s most popular sights with our scenic island tour.

Highlights

  • There's no better way to admire the Isle of Wight than from one most magnificent heritage railways around

  • The beautifully resorted carriages of the Isle of Wight Steam Railway and soak up the scenery from a unique perspective.

  • Staying in the coastal town of Shanklin, with its picturesque Old Village and stunning beach

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Start From Isle Of Wight

Location: Isle of Wight, Shanklin

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 3-star Daishs Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then crossing by ferry to the Isle of Wight and on to our hotel in Shanklin for four nights.

Day 2 : Island Tour

Location: Yarmouth

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 3-star Daishs Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Discover the delights of the ‘Diamond Isle’ on our included scenic sightseeing tour of the island. We will introduce you to many of the popular sights that the island has to offer as we pass Freshwater Bay on the south coast and stop at pretty Yarmouth – a bustling town with a natural harbour.

Day 3 : At Leisure Or Alum Bay And Ryde

Location: Shanklin

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 3-star Daishs Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Relax in Shanklin with a day at leisure. A traditional seaside resort on the south-east coast of the island, uncover the town’s fascinating history or admire the beautiful geological feature of Shanklin Chine.


Alternatively, why not join our optional excursion? Our first visit is to Alum Bay, famous for its multi-coloured sands and the ‘Needles’ – some of the most photographed groups of rocks in the world. Continuing to Ryde, enjoy time to explore the attractive esplanade and thriving shops.

Day 4 : Isle Of Wight Steam Railway

Location: Isle of Wight Steam Railway - (Havenstreet,Station)

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 3-star Daishs Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, we will soak up the views of the island’s unspoilt countryside and quaint villages with a nostalgic journey on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Sit back in the beautifully restored carriages and watch the scenery roll by!


We continue to visit the picture-postcard village of Godshill, brimming with pretty thatched cottages which are clustered around the charming church.

Day 5 : Return Home

Location: Shanklin

Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Daishs Hotel on Shanklin High Street or the 3-star Bourne Hall Country Hotel at the foot of Luccombe Downs on the edge of Shanklin.

Check out our Q&As

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

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    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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