Shanklin Old Village is a small part of Shanklin Town, it contains some of the oldest dwellings on the Island of which the majority are Thatched.
It is on a slightly lower level than the Town of Shanklin and is famous for it's small Gift Shops, Tea Rooms, Pubs & Restaurants, also situated in the heart of the Old Village is the Tourist Information Point within the Vernon Cottage Gift Shop, stocking a range of leaflets and guides containing useful information to help you during your stay on the Isle of Wight.
There is also a dedicated patio and garden area with tables where visitors can study the information they pick up, plus a large map of Shanklin to show visitors exactly where they are in relation to all the Attractions
of the Old Village, Shanklin Chine
, the Seafront
, main shopping town and Railway Station
Visitors to Vernon Cottage
will be able to pick-up a variety of maps, leaflets and publications, talk to trained tourist staff and find out what’s on in Shanklin and other attractions across the Island
Shanklin Village War Memorial
Shanklin Village by night