St Catherine's Down and Knowles Farm

View of Gore Cliff above St Catherie's Point

A wild rocky coast with jutting cliffs, a windswept down and sheltered wooded valley

St Catherine's Down and Knowles Farm

Things to see and do

View from Freshwater Bay of Tennyson Down, Isle of Wight

More about visiting the Isle of Wight 

Whether its walking, cycling, family fun, wildlife or history that interests you, you can find it all on the Isle of Wight.

St Catherine's Down and Knowles Farm

What's on 

Upcoming events

Wildlife Walk

Sat 01 Oct 2016
08:00-10:00
Join our Ranger for a walk around St Catherine's this autumn.
St Catherine's Down and Knowles Farm

History

A walker stands beside St Catherine's Oratory admiring the view

A colourful history behind St Catherine's Oratory 

Discover the colourful legend of St Catherine's Oratory and the surprising involvement of the Lord of the Manor.

St Catherine's Down and Knowles Farm

Places to stay

The outside of Knowles Farm Cottage on the Isle of Wight

Stay and explore 

Stay by the lighthouse and watch for ships with a holiday at Knowles Farm Cottage, or explore further inland with a break at Wydcombe Cottage.

St Catherine's Down and Knowles Farm

Get involved

People sitting on the chalk cliffs at Tennyson Down, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Association 

Find out more about how you can join the Isle of Wight Association, and support the work of the National Trust.