Shanklin (sea & shore) old picture postcards

Pictures Shanklin (the town) -sea & shore

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dates, where given, usually refer to the date on the postmark

The Cliff Path
The Cliff Path
contributed by Susan Glousher, Canada
Shanklin cliff walk
Cliff walk looking towards Sandown
contributed by Gwen Dundon, NSW, Australia
The Cliff Path
Shanklin from the Pier
Shanklin from the Sea
Shanklin from the sea 1907
Small Hope Beach Shanklin
Shanklin Small Hope Beach
Shanklin Small Hope Beach
Shanklin Small Hope Beach - 1924

The original Shanklin lift was built around 1891 to serve the fast growing popular tourist trade and avoid the long walk either around the cliff or by means of the zig zag steps down the cliff face.  Around the 1957 this lift was replaced.

Shanklin Pier and Lift
Shanklin Pier and Lift
Cliff walk and Shanklin lift
Cliff walk and lift looking from the top of Shanklin Chine 1908
Shanklin Pier
Shanklin Pier
Shanklin Pier
Shanklin Pier - 1907

The pier was opened 1890 and was damaged during a storm in 1987 and demolished 1993 (re piers.org.uk)

Shanklin Sands and Pier
Shanklin - Sands & Pier - 1908

The pier was opened 1890 and was damaged during a storm in 1987 and demolished 1993 (re piers.org.uk)

Shanklin Esplanade - 1905
Shanklin Esplanade - 1905
Shanklin Esplanade
Shanklin Esplanade - 1908
Shanklin Beach
Shanklin Beach
contributed by Barry Sowerby
Shanklin from the pier
Shanklin from the Pier