The Needles Headland and Tennyson Down

Beautiful open downland,sheer chalk cliffs and dramatic sea views

The Needles Headland and Tennyson Down

Things to see and do 

Inspirational walks with views

The Needles Headland and Tennyson Down

What's on 

People on the beach at Compton Bay, Isle of Wight

Winter walks on the Isle of Wight  

A walk across a magical frost covered landscape is the perfect way to warm through on a chill winter’s day. Wrap up warm and join one of our guided walks, or download one of our suggested trails, and discover the beautiful Isle of Wight countryside this winter.

Upcoming events

Winter walk

Fri 28 Dec 2018
10:00-12:30
Join our rangers for a bracing four mile guided walk over Tennyson and West High Downs to work off the Christmas indulgence and blow the cobwebs away.
The Needles Headland and Tennyson Down

Places to stay

Needles Coastguard Cottages

The Needles Headland and Tennyson Down

Get involved

Aerial viewof the Needles Headland, 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.