Isle of Wight AONB
The Isle of Wight is much bigger than a lot of people think: 24 miles from east to west and 14 miles north to south. Its 60 miles of coastline contains a wide variety of landscapes, from chalk downland to sandy beaches via marshes, salt flats and ancient woodland. Inland the rolling downlands provide some superb walking. More Information
Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest island in England. It is known for its coastal scenery, landscape of fields, downs and chines. The Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty lies in the west. With 57 miles of coastline and diverse landscapes its often referred to as "England in miniature". In the west, dramatic coastlines are dominated by chalk downs which end in the Needles stacks. The island's highest point is St Boniface Down, which at 791 feet (241 m) is a Marilyn. The island is popular with walkers. The 70 miles Isle of Wight Coastal Path follows the coastline as far as possible.
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