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Shanklin to Ventnor Coastal Walk

Shanklin, England
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very nice walk

You need to be fit to do this walk as there are many ups and downs wear proper footwear, the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
billjacf
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Stubbington, United Kingdom
Sunshine treat

Spent several lovely hours here yesterday visiting friends who live here, they describe it as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Su11y66
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“great walk” (33 reviews)
“ups and downs” (14 reviews)
“st boniface” (4 reviews)
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Shanklin, England
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"great walk"
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"ups and downs"
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"st boniface"
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"walking boots"
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"well worth the effort"
in 11 reviews
"sea wall"
in 6 reviews
"foot wear"
in 4 reviews
"enjoyable walk"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 8 reviews
"old church"
in 10 reviews
"spyglass inn"
in 5 reviews
"the cliff"
in 16 reviews
"steep steps"
in 8 reviews
"crab"
in 4 reviews
"sunny day"
in 9 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 7 reviews
"take your time"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You need to be fit to do this walk as there are many ups and downs wear proper footwear, the pathwathe y is as nature made it. there is so much to see ,,well worth effort. there are several routes you can take

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent several lovely hours here yesterday visiting friends who live here, they describe it as relaxing and I couldn't have put it better myself. Ideal location and what a beach, having two young children the sea is a concern however it is shallow for a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifil views... definitely worth the effort. There are some fairly challenging inclines for those who find walking difficult.... but it has stunning outlooks over the sea. The walk from Shanklin to Sandown is also very nice and would suit those who find walking challenging... pretty...More

Thank Stewart L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful view-this is a delightful walk. Could there be a better scenic view? Sun, sea and sand with a delightful breeze.

Thank Diane W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I last did this walk in 1962 when I was 5. I am now 61 and by no stretch of the imagination could I be considered an active person or a long walker. Walking from my front door to my car is about the furthest...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easily found when stopped in Ventnor as following the shoreline but halfway, path goes though woodland and was quite steep in places

Thank ROBERT C
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

To start off, on Shanklin seafront follow ‘coastal path’ signs along beach, past the Fisherman’s Cottage pub and then up some steep steps. Grand View on the way up. Tea Gardens at the top. Along the route a fair number of ups and downs. Mainly...More

2  Thank john592
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

I will admit now, I did not do the complete walk from Shanklin to Ventnor. We were staying in Shanklin, so walked along the Coastal Walk. We also went to Ventnor Botanical Gardens from where you can take the Coastal Walk to Steephill Cove. This...More

2  Thank Roger97544
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The Victorians loved this walk because dense vegetation gave it a dark and mysterious, romantic quality. Sadly, in recent decades coastal erosion has thinned the tree cover and thereby erased all but slight traces of that once pervasive sense of mystery. It is still a...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning walk! We didn't really know what to expect, but loved loved loved it! It's not a short walk, so wear comfy shoes, but the views and the surroundings are great!! Highly recommend for people who love to explore nature!

1  Thank Jessica D
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Sonia J
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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Abbey M
18 May 2017|
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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.
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jcy500
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
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