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).
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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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