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Walking on the Isle of Wight Cicerone Guidebook

Walking on the Isle of Wight Cicerone Guidebook

author: Paul Curtis
A guidebook to 32 walking routes on the beautiful Isle of Wight, including the 70-mile Coastal Path - a complete circuit of the island's spectacular coast. Ranging from 4 to 18 miles long, the walks explore clifftops, beaches, forest trails and downland, and visit picturesque villages and the towns of Yarmouth, Cowes, and Ventnor. Graded easy to moderate, they are suitable for all abilities and are accessible all year round.

The guide contains clear step-by-step route descriptions for each walk, accompanied by an extract from 1:50,000 OS mapping. There is information about refreshment and accommodation options along the route and plenty of details about the island's history and the interesting places encountered. Options for accessing the start and finish using the island excellent public transport are also given for each walk.

With an incredible 326 miles of footpaths in a compact area, there is a huge choice of where to walk, which means that walkers can experience all the diversity the island has to offer - jaw-dropping views such as those from the magnificent coastline of West Wight, St Catherine's Point and the Needles, sweeping downland, as well as 2000 or so listed buildings.

A place of relaxed beauty, the island boasts a mild climate that is ideal for year-round visits and a public transport network that makes all of the walks easily accessible. No matter whether you are an experienced walker or a family looking for fun day trips, this guide helps you make the most of any time spent on this beautiful island, almost half of which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

For a full list of the walk locations click the link below the 'Add to Cart' button.

ISBN 9781852848736 Pages 228 (2022) 116mm x 172mm

Price: 10.99