Please note there is no car parking in the Chine, please use the Vernon Meadow car park in the Old Village (PO37 6AQ) or along Shanklin Esplanade (PO37 6BH).

Public transport

The Islandline train stops at Shanklin station. From there it’s a pleasant walk to the Old Village and the Chine.
Southern Vectis buses 2 and 3 stop at Shanklin.

Write to us

Shanklin Chine Office
12 Pomona Road, Shanklin
Isle of Wight
PO37 6PF


Shanklin Chine has two entrances:

Shanklin Old Village via Chine Hollow (adjacent to the Crab Inn)
Old Village Entrance: Park at the main Old Village car park at the High Street/Chine Avenue junction. Walk back to the High Street, turn left between The Crab pub & Pencil Cottage and walk 100m. Please note when using this entrance you will descend down 60 steps and walk down the Chine.

Shanklin Esplanade
Sea Front Entrance: Park on Shanklin Esplanade and walk to the southern end, with the beach on your left hand side, head up the hill and look for the signs. By using this entrance you will be travelling up the Chine.