Isle of Wight Council

Shanklin Lift

    Also known as: Cliff Lift, Esplanade Lift, Lift

    Service Description: The Lift is situated mid-way along the Esplanade and provides an alternative means of negotiating the 45m change in level from the Esplanade to the cliff path; the new lift cars take around 30 seconds to travel from the Esplanade to the cliff top.

    2023 opening times
    1st July – 21st July 0900-2100
    22nd July – 3rd September 0900-2200
    4th September – 30th September 0900-2100
    1st October – 4th November 1000-1800

    While the cliff steps are closed there is a temporary price of £1.00 return per person