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Great walk

Lovely walk but very up and down through woody parts but really nice with the birds singing and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
goldie053
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Lovely varied walk

This is a lovely varied walk, quiet road at beginning followed by leafy lane passing several... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lynne D
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely walk but very up and down through woody parts but really nice with the birds singing and spying the sea through the trees every now and then

Thank goldie053
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely varied walk, quiet road at beginning followed by leafy lane passing several coastal properties. You can detour at the signpost taking you up to the top road where there is a lovely cafe with stunning views plus toilets, then past the...More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Pretty walk and great variety from coastal path with stunning views to woodland wander. Took a bit longer than we expected as some climbs up and down from the beach. Not for those wanting a gentle amble but we loved it.

Thank KatieMcD5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to walk from shanklin to steep hill cove.which is about a mile past ventnor.afterclimbing Appleby steps from shanklin beech it was time for coffee in the Grandview tee gardens..the rest of the walk is a lot easier.great views, dense forest..sea...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Virgin place, beautiful, great for a walk, great nature, amazing view, not visited from a lot of people.

Thank Silviya S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saturday afternoon walk to Ventnor through the landslip. We enjoyed the walk which had a good path - though steps and uneven in places which may not be good for those with mobility issues.

Thank dAb1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not for the faint hearted, but if you are reasonable active it shouldn't be a problem. I am 72 and really enjoyed it, Just take your time and enjoy the peace and quiet and look out for the red squirrels. We walked from Shanklin to...More

Thank mauriceward1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely beach, the shanklin beach hotel is right opposite the beach and you get just walk out of the hotel, straight onto the beach.

Thank chiara s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luccombe hill is the hardest climb then there is a lovely undulating walk through woods, best to have good footwear though then flat at Bonchurch.

Thank ElaineandPhilip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful trail run, my starve clocked it as 6.4 km, really pretty route, would say my children (5 and 9 years of age) could manage the walk easily. But you are alone, so pack snacks and drinks.

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Sonia J
9 October 2017|
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Response from AroundMike | Reviewed this property |
All above are correct, not sure about Post office?? However ORDINANCE SURVEY 1:25000 maps should be a must, less than a tenner and half price at Blacks. Wherever we go, I buy one. They show everything there is. If you don’t... More
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Abbey M
19 May 2017|
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Response from UKmaturecouple | Reviewed this property |
There is a lovely coastal walk to Sandown above the beach, with wonderful views. This is suitable for push chairs.
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jcy500
6 April 2016|
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Response from Maggie N | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps the best way to get from Shanklin Theatre to Ventnor at night would be to catch a bus. I live in Ventnor and am a bus user. We are very lucky to have a half-hourly service every day that goes on until after midnight... More
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