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Another ambition fulfilled in my 50th year!

We have been visiting the island for around 30 years - more for my husband as his family are from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terrible signposting

The walking opportunities on the IOW are wonderful. A new vista at every turn - BUT do not set off... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Isle of Wight, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting the island for around 30 years - more for my husband as his family are from there and I absolutely adore going. For years we have talked about walking the coastal path and thought this is the year to do it....More

Thank Rolfies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walking opportunities on the IOW are wonderful. A new vista at every turn - BUT do not set off on a wonderful trail such as the Stenbury Trail and expect it to be signposted. We are seasoned walkers and even had a map from...More

Thank BinksWinchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only did part of it Sandown to Ventnor was great as was Ryde to Bembridge. The excellent bus service means you can do sections of it. Most of the walking we did was on very good paths

Thank johnahall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to walk this beautiful path in August summer sun and it is highly recommendable. I started in Shanklin, where you will find lovely panorama, cliffs and nice beaches to try the sea. The Isle of Wight is absolutely worth a day...More

Thank Bettina H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

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

2  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 22 June 2017 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

2  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
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19 August 2017|
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Response from Helen A | Reviewed this property |
The bit I walked on from Yarmouth to Freshwater Bay was well signposted, but we made sure we followed the directions published online.
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