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Isle of Wight (based in Shanklin)

Isle of Wight (based in Shanklin)

Based at CHANNEL VIEW HOTEL

DEPARTS MONDAY 23RD AUGUST

RETURNS SUNDAY 29TH AUGUST

 

7 Days from £628

 

With a shoreline dotted with sandy beaches, stunning cliffs and unique visitor attractions, it’s easy to see why the Isle of Wight has been a popular destination since Victorian times. Over half of the island has been designated as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’; a drive along the coast provides a never-ending series of spectacular views whilst inland you’ll find oldeworlde villages with pretty thatched cottages, where time seems to have almost stood still. The pretty resort town of Shanklin is split with the old village lying on the cliff top and the new village nestled close to the sea. The two are connected by a cliff lift.

New for 2021, our base in Shanklin is the very comfortable CHANNEL VIEW HOTEL which enjoys a superb location on the cliff top overlooking the bay. Family owned for the past 30 years, the Channel View prides itself on its hospitality and excellent local cuisine. Features include an indoor pool with sauna and bar/lounge and all of the rooms have en suite bedrooms, tv, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. A passenger lift serves all floors.

Brief Itinerary

Monday 23rd August
Departing Newark early morning, we travel south via Oxford and the Berkshire Downs so to the port where we board our ferry for the short crossing to the Isle of Wight. After disembarking, we continue the brief journey across the island to Shanklin.

Tuesday 24th – Saturday 28th August
Scheduled excursions during our stay will include the following:
• Full day tour including a visit to Osborne House, the former royal residence of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert. After first visiting Osborne, England’s longest-reigning monarch wrote ‘It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot’ • South island tour calling at the picturesque village of Godshill and Shanklin (Old Village) with its pretty thatched cottages housing gift shops and tea rooms
• East island tour including the historic harbour town of Yarmouth, Alum Bay (known for its unique coloured sand cliffs) and the majestic chalk Needles where you can take a chairlift ride for spectacular views over the bay.
• Full day tour including a ride aboard the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Settle back in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages and discover an idyllic view of the Island’s unspoilt countryside.
• A full day at leisure in Shanklin

Sunday 29th August
Departing the Isle of Wight after breakfast, we retrace our steps via a morning ferry crossing, so home to Newark for approximately tea time.

B, D

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PRICE £628 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room

 

SUPPLEMENTS

Single room (en suite) £60.00

Please see page 20 of our brochure for details of optional travel insurance

Pick ups over 10 mile radius of Newark

*Please see inside front cover of brochure for details of early booking discounts and pick up supplements

 

PRICE INCLUDES

Travel Wright air conditioned executive specification coach throughout including excursions as mentioned in the tour itinerary.

6 nights dinner bed and breakfast accommodation at the Channel View Hotel

Return ferry fares

Admission to Osborne House

Train ride aboard Isle of Wight Steam Railway

 

NOT INCLUDED

Meals other than stated above or drinks with meals

Admission to other attractions (where applicable) eg chairlift at the Needles

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
APU/O Briar Road, Ollerton
Asda Asda, Newark Road, North Hykeham
Barbican Barbican Hotel, Lincoln
Bingham Market Place Bingham Market Place
Bingham Nottingham Road Bingham Bus Stop oppo White Lion, Nottingham Road
Gonerby Recruiting Sergeant, Great Gonerby
Grantham Grantham Bus Station
Holiday Feeder Averham Averham Flash Layby
Holiday Feeder Bingham Bingham Layby
Holiday Feeder Chatsworth Chatsworth House
Holiday Feeder Gonerby Gonerby Services
Holiday Feeder Long Benn Long Bennington
Holiday Feeder Ollerton Ollerton Bus Lane
Holiday Feeder Tuxford Tuxford Sun Inn
Ollerton Police Station Ollerton Police Station
TBA TBA
TW Travel Wright Depot, Jessop Close, Newark
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