Colin Crosby Heritage Tours


Ventnor is a pleasant seaside resort at the Southern tip of the Isle of Wight, 3 miles from Shanklin.

Part of the landscape known as the Undercliff, it has streets and houses in terraces, and a sandy beach. It is noted for its mild climate.

The town developed as a resort in the 1840s, with the Esplanade being laid out in 1848.

Ventnor Botanic Garden has huge gardens and a Temperate House.

Ventnor Pier was demolished in 1993.

The poet Algernon Charles Swinburne was buried at Ventnor.

Places in Ventnor

Museum of Smuggling History, Water Treatment Works

Places in Ventnor...