**New Date** This really is very beautiful holiday island with everything to offer. A year upon year favourite destination with our clients that offers an extremely enjoyable break. Included is a ride on the famous Isle of Wight Steam Railway.
The Ocean View Hotel enjoys unrivalled views looking out to sea across Shanklin Bay. Nestling on top of Eastcliffe, the hotel is situated a short distance from the beach; sea front and both Shanklin village with its main shopping street and the old village with its traditional thatched cottages, pubs and gift shops. The 100 comfortable ensuite bedrooms include tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryers, telephones and TV with radio channels. A lift serves the hotel. The hotel offers sea view and Premium sea view upgrades at a supplement, please ask for details.
Monday From you front door we join the Club Class coach for the drive to Southampton for the crossing to the Isle of Wight. This afternoon we continue to our 3 star hotel where we have time to settle in before dinner this evening.
Tuesday This morning we travel to Cowes, best known as the world’s premier yachting centre and the island’s main port with a natural harbour. From here we travel the short distance to Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s Palace by the sea. Look out for the extravagant interiors and jaw-dropping Indian Décor in the Durbar Room. There are acres of grounds and gardens to relax in as well as the delightful café and restaurant to grab a snack. After a good stay we make our way back to the coach and travel to the hotel for dinner.
Wednesday Today we head to Godshill, one of the most photographed and prettiest villages on the Island. There are plenty of cafes, pubs, tearooms and sights to see before we return to Shanklin for a free afternoon
Thursday Following breakfast we head to Arreton Barns Craft Village which showcases local skilled artisans at work in their studios. Browse the shops and take in numerous displays of times gone by and visit the old fashioned sweet shop. From here we ride to Ryde where we obtain lunch. We return to the hotel by way of Bembridge and its famous windmill.
Friday After breakfast we catch the ferry and return to England, using the motorways to arrive in our home areas to be greeted by our awaiting taxis.
Fenn Holidays Ltd, Whittlesey Road, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 0AG