Freshwater and Norton from Yarmouth, IOW

Introduction to Walk 1546

Photo from the walk - Freshwater and Norton from Yarmouth, IOW

Region - Isle of Wight AONB

County/Area - Isle of Wight

Author - Zelma Barnes

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 450 feet / 136 metres

Grade - easy

This Isle of Wight walk explores a section of coast west of Yarmouth with views across the Solent. It continues by completing a circuit inland to Freshwater. The views throughout are good and with the paths well signed and numbered.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet OL29 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 196 BUY MAP

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The Needles & Tennyson's Monument from Nodewell Farm
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Compton Down and Five Barrows from Compton Chine
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Walk 3142
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Bowcombe Down from Carisbrooke, IOW
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Length - 4.8 miles / 7.7 km
Walk 1601
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Carisbrooke, Bowcombe Down & Upper Watchingwell
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2916
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Gatcombe and Shorwell from Carisbrooke, IOW
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1612
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Lyndhurst Circular
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Walk 1613
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Grade - easy/mod
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

Isle of Wight AONB

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Accommodation Nearby

Rockstone Cottage
Freshwater
1.5 miles / 2.3 km away
Almar Holidays
Gurnard, Cowes Isle of Wight
9.1 miles / 14.6 km away
Wight Wanders Walking Holidays
Cowes
9.8 miles / 15.7 km away
The Hermitage Hotel
Ventnor
12.0 miles / 19.3 km away
St Maur Hotel
Isle of Wight
15.6 miles / 25.0 km away
The Royal Hotel
Ventnor
15.8 miles / 25.2 km away
The Wellington Hotel
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
15.8 miles / 25.3 km away
Shanklin Hotel
Shanklin
16.1 miles / 25.8 km away
Aqua Hotel
Shanklin
16.3 miles / 26.1 km away
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Southampton
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