From walking trails to orienteering and horse riding routes, make sure to find out what activities you could enjoy on a visit with us.
Explore the downs by foot, bicycle or with your dog and enjoy getting outside and breathing in that blustery sea air.
Compton Bay and Downs is one of the Isle of Wight's most beautiful spots. Whether it's surfing, walking, spotting wildlife or hunting for fossils, there's plenty to see and do at Compton Bay and Downs.
Spend the day at our nature reserve and you'll discover great walks, bird hides and interesting history.
The place to surf on the Isle of Wight is at Compton Bay which offers some of the best surf and facilities in the south of England.
This walk takes you off the beaten track in the middle of the Island – through woods and valleys, and across the downs with distant sea glimpses to enjoy.
Investigate Chillerton Down, a beauty spot with great views in the middle of the Isle of Wight.
A meandering walk up to the Common with excellent views over the sea and a visit to a mysterious ancient monument.
Enjoy an easy walk through delightfully farmed countryside on your way to the coastal cliffs of Sudmoor Point.
Have a go at our walk taking in Afton, Brook and Compton Downs. It could take you right back to the Ice Age, and you might even be lucky enough to spot a dinosaur footcast near Hanover Point.
Head on up Headon Warren for a breathtaking walk with splendid views of the mainland and a Bronze Age burial mound.
Come with us to discover the Dunsbury area, one of our latest acquisitions. Admire the views, and understand our vision.
An invigorating walk over the downs and RSPB Brading Marshes reserve, with splendid views of the coast and countryside and the opportunity to visit the Island’s only surviving windmill.
This short but energetic coastal walk, with spectacular views and interesting wildlife, will give you a fascinating insight into the Isle of Wight’s role in wartime defence and intelligence.
This short wheelchair-friendly fairly level walk with spectacular views will give you a fascinating insight into the Isle of Wight’s role in wartime defence and intelligence.
Enjoy a short but varied coastal walk exploring St Helens Duver, a sandy spit of land on the eastern tip of the Island, rich in wildlife and history.
Explore the Duver on this moderately challenging coastal walk taking in the seashore and a picturesque village.
Challenge yourself to this short but particularly steep walk and be rewarded with far-reaching views over the Downs and beyond.
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