Shanklin Chine

Shanklin Chine celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2017, and is the island’s longest established tourist attraction.

Shanklin Chine celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2017, and is the island’s longest established tourist attraction.  The stunning tree-lined gorge has been a magnet for millions of visitors since opening in 1817. 
  
Wander amid the natural tranquillity until dusk, and then enjoy the hundreds of lights illuminating the narrow paths, streams and waterfalls during the summer. 
  
Check our website for our illuminations from May through to October, and events, including “Music in the Chine” on Tuesday evenings in July and August. 
  
There is also our regular Art and Photographic Exhibition, a Tea Gardens / Gift Shop, Nature and Heritage Displays, and Second World War Exhibition. 
  
Enjoy a meal at the Fisherman’s Cottage Pub - our very own historical pub on the beach before or after your visit. (01983 863882 / fishermanscottageshanklin.co.uk) 
  
See the Shanklin Chine website for more information, opening times and prices.