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Festive Break at the Isle of Wight

England's largest island, the Isle of Wight, is a short sea crossing from the southern mainland coast of the United Kingdom. It has been used as a holiday destination since Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert chose the Isle of Wight as their family home in the 1800’s at Osbourne House. The island itself has so many varied sites of heritage importance, from the landmark of The Needles and the Lighthouse. Each coastline is very different in character and range from river estuaries to soaring cliffs, with secluded coves perfect for rock pooling and beautiful beaches

Ocean View Hotel - Channel View Hotel

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The Ocean View Hotel - Shanklin

The Ocean View is a charming, well-appointed hotel, situated in a premier location with an idyllic seaside position just a pebble’s throw away from Shanklin Beach. With a number of spacious bedrooms, many with sea views and balconies, you can sit and relax whilst enjoying the tranquil views across Sandown Bay

Fully centrally heated throughout
Sea views available
All bedrooms have ensuite facilities
Tea & Coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
Complimentary tea & coffee replenished daily
Television with radio channels
Telephones in all bedrooms
Large bar lounge
Music for dancing – large sprung dance floor
Lunch snacks served daily
Entertainment most evenings in the ballroom
Lift to all floors
Heated indoor swimming pool
Full size snooker table

The Channel View Hotel- Sandown

At Channel View, our aim is to ensure you are comfortable and enjoy your time with us. Our bedrooms are bright and equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, a colour TV and enjoy en-suite facilities. Warmed by central heating the hotel and bedrooms .

To start your day, breakfast will be served in our large dining room and you will be able to choose from a Full English Breakfast, cereals, and toast with a variety of jams and marmalade. Naturally, there are ample tea coffee and fruit juices.

Dinner again provides a variety of food prepared on the premises and we also offer a selection of wine to enjoy with your meal.

Channel View provides nightly entertainment, so bring your dancing shoes to join in, or just simply sit down and enjoy the fun of the evening’s events.

Tour Highlights

Monday – Today we travel to the island, boarding our ferry to the Isle of Wight arriving in the afternoon at our hotel.
Tuesday - A day of leisure. You could visit the Isle of Wight Zoo, The Garlic Farm, Sandown Pier or the Glory Art Glass. Or book to visit Shanklin’s very own Victorian Theatre.
Wednesday – Today we go on an Island Tour, starting with the attractive village of Godshill with its many thatched cottages. Then onto Yarmouth, a bustling town with a stunning castle and a lovely natural harbour. Alum Bay sits on the west of the Island, where the mainly shingle beach is framed by iconic chalk stalks known as The Needles with 21 different shades, with a dramatic view of the chalk lines creating scenic beautiful view that is not seen anywhere.
Thursday - The town of Cowes, sitting in the north of the Island. Split into two by the mouth of the River Medina. Both sides are steeped in maritime heritage, with large marinas making them popular for sailing ships and yachts. We will then call into Osbourne House, the residence of Queen Victoria (admission included). During your visit, you can see the extravagant Durbar Room, or the extensive grounds with stunning views across The Solent.
Friday - Returning via ferry with a lunch break enroute, arriving home in the afternoon.

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