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Beach has the golden sands and warm water. The walks are fairly easy. Shanklin is a very old town... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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very nice place to visit really nice coastal walk

would recommend this place to everyone very nice place lovely walks we was there in september and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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All reviews great walk ups and downs walking boots well worth the effort sea front enjoyable walk sea wall beautiful scenery wooded area old church the cliff steep steps botanical gardens take your time sunny day lovely beach steephill cove
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beach has the golden sands and warm water. The walks are fairly easy. Shanklin is a very old town and isle of Wight has taken a pounding from the sea , wars and loss of jobs. Let's hope as European holidays become more expensive people...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

would recommend this place to everyone very nice place lovely walks we was there in september and the weather was great plenty to do and see we will be going back

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 131mickyd123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from Ventnor sea front along the very easy coastal pathway up to Bonchurch - over an hour but we were stopping en route to investigate surroundings - so could be much quicker. Steep walkway up to the beautiful St Boniface church (rebuilt 1070) leading...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank LardyR
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

A lovely coastal walk. Very easy path to follow. Walking boots advised after rain. A casual pace will have the walk done in about an hour. Be prepared to get wet on the promenade at the Ventnor end if high tide coincides with high winds,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank S1884ZLjont
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This was a lovely walk, we weren't in a hurry and it took us around 1 1/2 hours to do. The path is a little steep in places if you have a bad knee, but well worth doing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Annette T
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Enjoyed this 2 hour or so walk, clearly marked or at least fairly obvious. Teenage son liked the variety, and there are options at Ventnor for the bus back, or a steep climb uphill then along a ridge and down into Shanklin a completely different...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a lovely walk but very hilly. Good views of Shanklin to Sandiwn. The walk along the sea front is also very great and you can use the lift to take you some of the way back to Shanklin

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Beautiful walk in sunny autumn weather. Particularly liked the part through lush landslips. Well signposted. Not particularly strenuous.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 470stephenw
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Four of us have just done this walk in fine weather in just about two hours. Good walking boots are essential as some of the paths in very hilly terrain have very uneven surfaces and occasional diversions due to a landslide some years before. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Goodltraveller
Reviewed 28 September 2018

First day poured down but we still walked the coastal path next day sunshine and warmth so we done the walk again

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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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.
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