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The Needles & Tennyson's Monument from Nodewell Farm
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Photo from the walk - The Needles & Tennyson's Monument from Nodewell Farm

Region - Isle of Wight AONB

County/Area - Isle of Wight

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 350 feet / 106 metres

Time - 2 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

This walk explores the far west of the Isle of Wight. The route climbs to the Tennysone Monument set high on Tennysone Down before walking to the viewpoint overlooking the Needles. In addition you get fine views of Alum Bay. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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