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Unusual feature on the afternoon part of our ramble

Just the right amount of info and got into an interesting discussion with a younger couple walking... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Veronica H
Lovely walk to admire the views

We walked up to St Catherine's Oratory from Blackgang and spotted this monument in the distance... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Burscough, United Kingdom
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St Catherine's Down, Chale PO38 2JB, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Just the right amount of info and got into an interesting discussion with a younger couple walking their dogs. Beefed up my limited history a bit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I live close by, i have seen people comment that there are no loo's or cafe at the view point car park, this is true, however, there are these facilities less than 5 minutes away in both directions, as you leave the car park, turn...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jinx M
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Park at Blackgang View Point Car Park. It is free and usually there is an ice cream van which serves hot drinks and burgers too. Cross the road and take the footpath which leads up St Catherine’s Down to the Pepperpot. Enjoy the views as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sazzicat
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We walked up to St Catherine's Oratory from Blackgang and spotted this monument in the distance. The sky was clear and our time was our own, so we decided to carry on. As the oratory is on the highest point of the island, the initial...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Lovely walk from Blackgang. Stunning views of the western Wight with the Needles and the mainland in the distance. If you enjoy a good walk along the top of a long stretch of downs then this is well worth a visit, especially on a clear...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank _marygroves231
Reviewed 23 June 2017

relaxing walk so good to see the wildlife and the views are something else then walk up to st Catherine s Oratory

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Steep climb but worth the amazing views from the top - you can see most of the Island. Fantastic place to be if there's a glorious sunset

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank weezawee
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had a lovely walk to St Catherine's Oratory and then carried on to the Hoy Monument with lovely views all around on the way. Can highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Caravanjo
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We set off early for a circular walk starting at Blackgang Chine, couldn't see the oratory but cloud lifted a bit to see the Hoy Monument in the distance so something to aim for. As you can see not a lot else!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Andybaz1961
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The Hoy Monument, well you can't miss it cause it's on top of a steep hill!! Lovely walk to the top with fantastic views for miles around on a clear day!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank mattj553
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