Isle of Wight Weekend School 2025

The Isle of Wight boasts beautiful countryside and beaches (currently there are 14 award-winning beaches, with three blue flag winners including Shanklin).  Approximately half the Isle of Wight is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, designated in 1963, which in total covers around 189 sq. km. The Island’s AONB is represented by a diversity of landscapes, from imposing chalk cliffs to rolling countryside, plus half of the coastline including all of the Heritage Coast. Visit the Isle of Wight Information


Travel is easy and the Island can be accessed by ferry from Lymington, Cowes or Portsmouth. Services are operated by Wightlink and Red Funnel.  Special fare deals with Wightlink Ferries are available via the weekend booking.

All mainland ferry ports have rail connections to London, the North, Bristol, Brighton etc. Rail Services are operated by South Western RailwaysSouthern and Cross Country Southampton and Bournemouth Airports are also close to the Island

Shanklin railway station is half a mile away and is operated by Island Line, (now upgraded with new trains), which connects with the FastCat passenger ferries to and from Portsmouth Harbour.

Shanklin Station
The Shanklin Hotel:

When you arrive at the Shanklin Hotel, a warm welcome awaits you as you enter the elegant spacious marble reception. At the Shanklin, the aim is to provide you with comfort and good service in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

The Shanklin commands a premier position overlooking Sandown Bay and the surrounding downlands. The bars, lounges and Starlight Restaurant all enjoying panoramic views, making for the ideal place to relax and perhaps plan your exploration of our wonderful Island.


Application Form – Word Version

Available July 2024

Application Form – PDF version

Available July 2024

Application Form – Isle of Wight residents – Word version

Available July 2024

Weekend Itinerary:

Available July 2024

Dance Programmes 2025:

Mini Crib:

Dances taught in previous years: