The southern half of the sandy beach slopes gently up to the cliffs with a rock ledge at its extremity and the northern half is backed by the resort's esplanade. The beach is popular with anglers. A stream flows to the beach from Shanklin Chine.
Shanklin Central Beach is adjacent to the Isle of Wight Coast Path.
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The tide at Shanklin Central Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 9:30 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 4:27 AM tomorrow.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 8.5°CDetailed weather and tides »
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Shanklin Theatre (0.3 miles)
JURASSIC JIM (0.3 miles)
Shanklin to Ventnor Coastal Walk (1.4 miles)
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (2.3 miles)
Ventnor Park and Putting Green (3.1 miles)
Adgestone Vineyard (3.2 miles)
Godshill Model Village (3.6 miles)
All distances are approximate
less than a mile north-northeast as the seagull flies, just over a mile by road.
around 5 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
around 6 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 7 miles north-northeast as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
around 3 miles south-southwest as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: SZ586814
Local Authority: Isle of Wight
Nearest postcode: PO37 6BH
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
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