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Compton Down from Brighstone circular
Introduction to Walk 2435

Photo from the walk - Compton Down from Brighstone circular

Region - Isle of Wight AONB

County/Area - Isle of Wight

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - moderate

This Isle of Wight walk includes excellent ridge walking on the downs and a lengthy section of the coastal path. The route visits the pretty village of Brighstone, offers fine view from the downs and wonderful seascapes from the cliff-top section making a wonderful day in the outdoors. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL29Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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A-Z Isle of WightAtlas1:25kBUY ATLAS

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Walking on the Isle of Wight

Walking on the Isle of WightGuidebook to 33 walking routes on the beautiful Isle of Wight, from 4 to 18 miles long. The routes are suitable for all abilities and are accessible all year round. Includes a complete circuit of the island's spectacular coast as well as walks exploring forest trails and downland, and visiting the towns of Yarmouth, Cowes and Ventnor.
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