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Isle Of Wight Coastal Footpath

England
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Ranked #18 of 90 Attractions in Isle of Wight
Type: Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
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Western Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
84 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I only did little bits of the coast walk here and there, travelling mostly by bus but I can say that the paths are really good and the views are spectacular.

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

You can't beat a walk along the sea front. Be it along the esplanade or along the cliff top nothing can beat the feeling of exhilaration. There are walks of one kind or another all over the Island.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The 2-mile coastal walk from Sandown to Shanklin can be done along the flat sea wall, or by following the more undulating cliff-top coastal path. For a pleasant round trip, walk to Shanklin along the cliff-top, have a coffee or lunch and explore the town, then climb down the steps or use the cliff-top lift and return to Sandown at... More

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Lovely place to spend few hours, sorrounded by a fantastic landscape; amazing clives to enjoy serenity and peace.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
21 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a lovely walk albeit not as "remote feeling" as some other long distance paths we have done in the UK. The advantage is there is often a place to stop off for lunch duirng the day's section. We used the excellent Wight Walks for our B&B and hotel bookings and luggage transport. There are some glorious sections especially... More

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San Clemente, California
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8 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My wife and I have walked over 2000 miles through Engalnd -- and much of the rest of the world. This is a great walk! You can do about 10 miles per day at a nice pace -- stopping often to enjoy the beauty, a coffee or an ice cream! I'd highly recommend it as it is not difficult. Lots... More

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Brighton
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I did a two-day walk from Niton to Seaview, using the routes given on the Island's tourism web site. The terrain and views are wonderful and varied, but the directions and signage are a mixed bag. This is partly because the terrain changes constantly (through landfalls etc.). I couldn't get mobile phone reception most of the time, so was heavily... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is a good day walk from London. Get the train to Portsmouth Harbour, and when you get off the train, turn left, and the ferry terminal is in front of you. The catamaran ferry lands you at Ryde - the railway station is right next door. Buy a ticket on the train to Sandown station. From the station, follow... More

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albatros35
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20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We walked the path between Ryde and Yarmouth in 2 days. I don't know if what we experienced is particular to this section of the path but we rarely saw the coast. Also in some places the path was badly sign-posted. Between Hampton and Yarmouth the signs even took us on a circular route. After about 1 hour we ended... More

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Had a great time at the retreat but found our room had extremely noisy people downstairs.Enjoyed a drink at the ferry boat inn on the west side of the island.

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