Shanklin Chine (Shanklin) Reviews
Newest Review: ... within the chine, one being approximately 45ft. This one is one of the most spectacular waterfalls I have ever seen, and looked wonderful after the recent rainfall on the island. The only way to describe it is as a glittering masterpiece. It was difficult to take my eyes off of it. The waterfalls lead both into the deep Chine and also fill spectacular water gardens which you are able to walk around at your leisure. In the midst of these water gardens are also bird sanctuaries complete with bird houses as well as small animal shelters such as chipmunks. This breaks into the Shine perfectly and seem to be a hit with all ages. Slopin... more
Customer Shanklin Chine (Shanklin) Reviews (2)
by - written on 04/01/10 (Very useful, 64 readings)
Shanklin Chine After a holiday to the wonderful Isle of Wight, a destination which holds a special place in my heart I felt it was only right to share some of the great places in reviews so that others may go and enjoy the places we enjoy. On our last trip, we stayed in the wonderful town of Shanklin which held one of the most tranquil shines on the island, Shanklin Chine. ******Background****** A 'Shine' is a name given to a deep narrow ravine which is formed by the water from the sea cutting through the soft sandstone cliffs and creating a deep path back down towards the sea. It is not known exactly when Shanklin Chine was ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/08/09 (Very useful, 78 readings)
Our visit to Shanklin Chine was one of my favourite afternoons spent on the Isle of Wight. Situated between Shanklin Village and beach, it's a real tranquil spot, like being in another world. We stumbled across it almost by accident. Walking from the beach along the cliff top to the town we came across the opening and I remembered my mum telling me in we stay in Shanklin it's a must see. We went on a Monday afternoon, and whilst there were a few people it was quiet enough to hold onto it's peaceful atmosphere. The Isle of Wight has many chines, Shanklin being the second largest and Blackgang being the largest and probably most famous has become something of a ... Read the complete review
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