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3 minutes from Sandown Beach
9 minutes from Battery Gardens
1 minutes from Shanklin Theatre
10 minutes from Shanklin Train Station
All locations are safe and guaranteed and all luggage left through the platform can be covered by the Radical Storage warranty.
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The Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight, England's second-largest island, is situated 2 miles off the Hampshire coast to the south. Covering 148 square miles (380 square kilometers) with a population of approximately 150,000, it's a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with diverse landscapes. It is situated in the English Channel, separated from the mainland by the Solent, a narrow strait that provides the island with a natural boundary and a distinct identity. The island is easily accessible by ferry, making it a convenient and attractive destination for visitors from all over the UK and beyond. The capital town is Newport, and the largest towns include Ryde, Sandown, and Cowes.
How do I get to the Isle of Wight?
Getting to Isle of Wight is a straightforward journey. The Isle of Wight has two airfields, Sandown and Bembridge, but flying directly to them is improbable as they mainly cater to light aircraft. If you're looking for a more substantial airport, Southampton Airport (SOU), located 20 miles north of the island. From there, you have several transportation options:
Taxi and Uber services are available for a convenient transfer to Portsmouth or Lymington. The ride typically takes around 35 minutes.
Southampton Airport Parkway Station offers a direct 1-hour train ride to Portsmouth, and it's within walking distance from the terminal.
Economical bus services by various companies provide a longer but cost-effective route to Portsmouth, taking approximately an hour and a half.
If you prefer to have your own vehicle, major car rental agencies like Alamo, Budget, and Avis operate at SOU, and it's advisable to pre-book.
To reach the Isle of Wight from the UK mainland, the two main ferry ports are Portsmouth and Lymington, served by Wightlink. Here are the ferry options:
High-speed catamarans offer a swift 25-minute crossing from Portsmouth to Ryde, with at least 12 departures per day in low season.
If you have a rental car, take the vehicle and passenger ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne, which takes 45 minutes and has a minimum of 19 departures per day in low season.
Lymington to Yarmouth offers vehicle and passenger ferries taking about 45 minutes, with approximately 8 departures per day in low season. We highly recommend to pre-book your ferry transfer, especially during the high season when there are more daily departures.
What to see and do in Isle of Wight?
Despite its small size, the Isle of Wight offers a wealth of year-round attractions and activities. From wildlife parks and historic houses to children's entertainment and breathtaking natural landscapes, the island's compact dimensions mean that no matter your interests, exciting experiences are just a short trip away. Check out our top 5 things to do in Isle of Wight:
Visit Queen Victoria's former seaside residence, Osborne House, and explore the beautiful Italianate architecture, lush gardens, and the private beach where the royal family once relaxed. You have the opportunity to explore the rooms of the main house, including the bedroom where the queen passed away.
Marvel at the iconic chalk stacks known as The Needles, located at the western tip of the island. You can make a brief visit, strolling along the clifftops towards the Old Battery to enjoy the scenic views of the rocks. Alternatively, you can take a boat trip to get a closer look or enjoy the stunning views from the clifftop.
Discover the intriguing Carisbrooke Castle, a medieval stronghold steeped in history and romance. Inside, you can view the very well where Charles I was once confined and relish the castle's charming grounds. You can securely store your luggage at Newport Bus Station with Radical and then fully immerse yourself in the island's captivating history. Explore the museum, take a relaxed walk through the gardens without the burden of your bags, and ascend the battlements to enjoy the breathtaking views of the island.
Explore the unspoiled wonder of Shanklin Chine, a profound ravine featuring a meandering stream, abundant flora, and captivating footpaths. It's an ideal setting for a serene nature walk. The 3.5-mile trail from Shanklin to Ventnor is well-marked, guiding you along picturesque beaches, rugged cliff edges, and enchanting woodlands.
Visit the charming Godshill Model Village, a miniature world that replicates the village of Godshill in intricate detail, offering a unique perspective on the area's architecture and history. The village's highlights include a working steam railway, delicate beach houses, and a scale reproduction of 1920s Shanklin.