Ventnor Downs


Several wild goats running down a hill on Ventnor Down in autumn

Our annual goat round-up on Ventnor Downs 

If you're walking on Ventnor Downs one morning this autumn, you might see a big group of people with walking sticks making their way through gorse, bracken and brambles. But why are they there and what are they doing?

Upcoming events

Goat Round-up

Thu 17 Oct 2019
Become a goat herder for a day and help our team with an important, annual conservation task.
Ventnor Downs


Ventnor Downs


Ventnor Downs

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Ventnor Downs

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Aerial viewof the Needles Headland, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Association 

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