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Ventnor Downs Circular
Introduction to Walk 3745

Photo from the walk - Ventnor Downs Circular

Region - Isle of Wight AONB

County/Area - Isle of Wight

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.7 miles / 12.5 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 5 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This energetic circular walk from Ventnor (Isle of Wight) explores the downs lying to the north of the town. The route follows paths and tracks across undulating downland offering excellent views along the coast and inland across the island. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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.

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