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Isle Of Wight Coastal Footpath

Isle of Wight, England
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The stretch from Freshwater over the downs past the Tennyson monument is incredible. Anyone who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen D
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Well signposted

We walked from Yarmouth round to The Needles and then down to Freshwater Bay before walking back up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Helen A
Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stretch from Freshwater over the downs past the Tennyson monument is incredible. Anyone who loves walking should do this bit at least. The path generally is really well signposted. If you can only do one bit DON'T do Seaview to Bembridge. Quite a lot...More

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Yarmouth round to The Needles and then down to Freshwater Bay before walking back up to Yarmouth. We were able to get a route description from the internet which we followed on our way round. Some terrific views and well worth the...More

1  Thank Helen A
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We walked from Yarmouth to Shanklin on a 3 day inn-to-inn adventure. We used Wight Wanders (Wight Walks) to arrange the inns, transport our bags and provide directions for our walk. Wight Wanders was wonderful. The inns they arranged for us were first rate, the...More

1  Thank Maura and Dan M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Solo hiked around the Island in 3 days with my dog, I made it 70.1 miles. There was HOT sun, lightning, rain, fog, and I still had a great time. I found the walk fairly easy (with a reasonable level of fitness) with a 36lb...More

1  Thank Edd S
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I have only done a small section of this walk but very much hope to come back and complete it. Bembridge to Sandown include wonderful​ 360degree views from the top of Culver Down. Round Bembridge the path is driven inland by the large seafront houses...More

1  Thank fromstalbans
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We have been walking the coastal path by way of training for the round the island ultra run (bf entered not me). Whilst walking the route we have seen some gorgeous sites and had our breath taken away more than once. Though difficult to reach...More

2  Thank Daisymoouk
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Caught the bus from Lake into Ryde. Set off on the walk along the sea front at Ryde and heading to Appley Tower. Further on from this if the tide is in you have to head in land. On a rainy day like the start...More

3  Thank lonetraveller60
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I've done 4 sections of the coast path this week. Loved them all. Great scenery. Really varied. Some are easy and flat - Shanklin to Sandown. Others have steep challenging sections - Ventnor to Shanklin. Alum Bay to Freshwater Bay via the Needles is spectacular....More

1  Thank kellihughes2617
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Have only been mainly the south of the island & the views on a sunny day is absolutely stunning lush green grass to one side while breath taking views on the other, sat on a bench for a rest @ the top of ventnor when...More

Thank Kevin I
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Can join in many place or just walk round the whole island. We did several sections all paths well kept with some stunning views

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Margaret C
29 November 2016|
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Response from lonetraveller60 | Reviewed this property |
From Sandown very easy, just walk along the sea front to Yaverland. At Yaverland opposite the Zoo you will see a car park, again follow the path on the sea front until you get to the far end of the car park then just follow... More
Uli D
17 April 2016|
Response from Daisymoouk |
It rings the island look out for blue signs with a white bird.