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Isle Of Wight Coastal Footpath

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Address: Isle of Wight, England

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Great walks of varying difficulty.

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 of the walk was its a bit of a crappy walk. Eventually cross the causeway... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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. Worth checking at a tourist office for details before you start out if you're not... More 

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 we heard a Russell in the bush behind when we looked round a kestrel flew... More 

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank R G
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

There are essentially 2 routes along the front and they are both much, much easier than the Shanklin to Ventnor walk, however there are some slopes / steps that you must cope with which ever walk you take. On the walk that we did, the upper walk, part way we were diverted down a relatively steep slope/steps to the promenade... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We must have chosen the best weather day of the year so far, blue skies, blue green sea and not a cloud in sight. Set off from the ferry port at Yarmouth and stayed on the coastal footpath all the way to Freshwater, when the bus timetable meant we had to cut our journey short and return to base near... More 

Thank FurzehillGirl
St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We have walked all over England but keep returning to Wight. We spent a week here at the end of April. While the weather was not the best (snow flurries one day!). The beautiful scenery makes up for it - you are always near water. The trails are well marked, relatively uncrowded, never boring and with a little planning you... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

It is amazing landscape who loves the nature. Walking-path along the beach are clean and you have to stop in every minute to take a photo of magnificient panorama.

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Swanmore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Took the hovercraft from Southsea to Ryde as foot passengers. So easy and quick! Then walked from Ryde, stopping for lunch in Bembridge. Stopped near the RNLI and had a great half lobster salad for lunch! Passed across Whitecliff Bay - stunning and then across the cliffs and down into Sandown ( magical walking down!). Then caught one of the... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We decided to do the walk along the esplanade rather than the cliff top walk. It is approximately three miles from Shanklin to Sandown with lots of places to rest along the way gazing out to sea at the many boats or paddle boarders. There are also various places to stop along the way to have something eat or light... More 

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