November 2019 at The Steamer Inn
Hello! November is here, can you believe it? Hear about upcoming events and live music, see our Christmas 2019 opening times and get some inspiration of things to do in and around Shanklin this November.
What’s on at The Steamer?
Do you like records? Do you like booze? Join us at The Steamer Inn on the 23rd November 2019 where we will be hosting a Record Fair. Join us from 12pm, entry is free and you can enjoy browsing vinyls, CDs, tapes, memorabilia, retro video games and of course booze! Don’t forget to enjoy a yummy lunch whilst you’re here with a variety of delicious options from our main menu and specials board.
Live music this month
Join us for live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout the month ahead. You can expect to enjoy sets by talented local musicians such as Tea Totalers, Powdercoat and Sunny & Nik, as well as so much more. Check out our November line-up below, or head to our live music database.
Christmas opening times
Planning your festive season gatherings? We are open across the Christmas period for food and drink. Come and join us for a family meal on Christmas Eve or pop in for a drink or two on the day itself. Why not come and welcome in the New Year with us on the 31st? See our Christmas opening times below.
Things to do in Shanklin
Christmas Shopping in the Old Village
head to Shanklin old village and indulge in an afternoon of Christmas shopping amongst the quirky independent shops that line the quaint winding streets. Find an endless variety of treasures including homeware, toiletries, toys and stationary as well as so much more. Be sure to visit the Christmas shop, full of magical goodies to don your 2019 Christmas tree. After a bustling afternoon take a stroll down to the seafront and relax at the Steamer Inn with a well earned lunch.
Why not enjoy a bracing walk along the coast to Shanklin? Perfect to see some of the Island’s beautiful landscape, get some exercise and work up a healthy appetite. A great walk through the woodland along the coast from Ventnor to Shanklin is the perfect route for those looking to really earn their lunch.
Starting in Ventnor, head along through the woods at Luccombe ( keeping your eyes peeled for the mysterious wishing seat ) before taking the steps down to Shanklin seafront and treating yourself to a hot drink at The Steamer Inn.
For more information on the trail click here.
Red Squirrel watching
Autumn/Winter is a great time to spot red squirrels on the Island. Red squirrels are the only squirrel native to the British Isles. Sadly they are rapidly disappearing from the mainland, being replaced by the American grey squirrel. The Isle of Wight is an important stronghold as the Solent provides a barrier to grey squirrels, allowing the red squirrels to flourish here.
Why not enjoy a morning of squirrel watching at Rylstone Gardens in Shanklin before heading to The Steamer for lunch?