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Isle Of Wight Coastal Footpath

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Address: England
Activities: Walking

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Lovely sea views and trails.

We loved these trails and walks along the cliffs and areas around Shanklin. The island is very dog friendly and our 2 boys thoroughly enjoyed their time here ! It was only sunny... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Amy S
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We loved these trails and walks along the cliffs and areas around Shanklin. The island is very dog friendly and our 2 boys thoroughly enjoyed their time here ! It was only sunny and great weather when we were there but imagine it would be lovely with something to offer at various times of the year.

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Tienen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

You should definetely take a walk on one of the great coastal footpaths. Planning ahead is a recommandation. We enjoyed the island a lot. Such great British nature. Lots of great vieuws. We went with our 2 younger (11-14y old) and had a great time.

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

my wife and I decided to walk the whole island and after trying to plan ourselves we booked through Wight walks who were brilliant. Usually full walk of 70 odd miles takes 5 days and we only had 4. 3 full days and 2 half days. Left the car in Southampton and red jet to West Cowes where we were... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

OK, so I may be biased. We have walked various parts of the coast path and there is always something new and different. Spot a Red squirrel just outside Bonchurch; try detouring ever so slightly and experience walking 'under' the undercliff- surreal. Then there's walking around the marshes of Shalfleet and Newtown and listen (and watch) the sea waders (birds).... More 

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Western Australia
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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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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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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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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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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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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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