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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
Lovely walk

Had a lovely walk to St Catherine's Oratory and then carried on to the Hoy Monument with lovely... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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.

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!

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!

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 15 February 2016

this walk is reached from the road up a steep hill to a tower ,I think it is a folly of sorts and sits commanding a view over all of Isle of wight.walking on pass you find a walk a long a open moor.Horse riders...More

Thank Jennifer M
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