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Shanklin Chine

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“lovely walk”(129 reviews)
“lit up at night”(30 reviews)
“coloured lights”(54 reviews)
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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Chine Hill, Shanklin PO37 6BW, England
+44 1983 866432
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All reviewslovely walklit up at nightcoloured lightsold villagereturn ticketwell worth a visitpipe linenatural beautytea roomheritage centresteep stepssea frontthe pubentrance feered squirrelslovely placegift shop
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s at the end of Shanklin esplanade and costs a few pounds to get in. There is a lot of history especially ref the WW2 Pluto pipeline which fuelled the allies in France from pipes laid under the sea. Lots of photos and write ups...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely during the day. Great escapism. Good entry prices. Went in the evening when it was illiminated. A little disappointed that there were not as many lights as I thought there would be, nevertheless it was still a very pleasant evening. Would recommend.

1  Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful place very tranquil looks lovely lit up in the evening just nice to sit and relax loved the sounds if the different wildlife

1  Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came for the evening ilumination and its beautiful . A real fairyland . Took grandaughter who loved it

1  Thank venice0810
Reviewed 6 days ago

there was litrealy nothing to see for what we we actually paid for. to be honest it should be free. the only thing we saw was few birds and just trees up and down. watwrfall was noit even working so overall 3/10.

Thank Jasmeet K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Girls enjoyed walk and we were able to go down to the beach afterwards. Lovely scenery and central to other attractions

1  Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Chine was a very interesting place to walk and explore. We loved the interesting exhibits about Pluto and the Isle of Wight.

1  Thank Hyton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprised at the high ranking of this attraction. Worth seeing if you are already in the area and a good way to get from the High st to the Esplanade. Generally getting tired and rundown though. Gardens not well maintained, evening illumination very basic. Ok...More

Thank Chezza642
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went along on a Tuesday morning It was a lovely, well kept small chine Did not take long to walk round Had an option of a return visit in the evening. It was a good local visitors attraction

1  Thank kimbames
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this walk and views very tranquil and relaxing after a busy day. Plenty of places to sit and just listen to the birds. Wear good shoes as a little slippy in places.

1  Thank Lori F
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Paul A
3 September 2018|
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Response from abponsford | Reviewed this property |
The Chime starts off with about 20 steep steps, I don't remember seeing any wheelchair access. Barry
8 August 2018|
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Response from Ginelliexxx | Reviewed this property |
Hi about an hour and half, slowly slowly to enjoy the light display and tranquillity
2 August 2018|
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Response from Sandy F | Reviewed this property |
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