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Coast and countryside car parks in the Isle of Wight

The 'Bowl' in the north-west side of Bonchurch Down in the early morning sun, looking to St Martins Down and Shanklin Down.
The 'Bowl' in the side of Bonchurch Down | © National Trust Images/Joe Cornish

Discover some of the National Trust's smaller coast and countryside car parks, off the beaten track in the Isle of Wight.

  • Bembridge and Culver Downs

PO36 8QY

  • Borthwood Copse

PO36 0LD

  • Highdown

PO39 0HY

  • Ventnor Downs

PO38 1AH

  • Windy Gap

PO38 2NP

Small girl running between conical topiary hedges in the Cherry Garden at Ham House

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Coast and countryside car parks 

Head off the beaten track from some of the Trust’s smaller and more secluded car parks, listed here by region or country and complete with postcodes.

View of Compton Bay at sunset with The Needles Headland and Tennyson Down beyond, seen from Dunsbury Farm, Compton Bay,Isle of Wight.

Isle of Wight 

Discover gardens, forts, a windmill, a National Nature Reserve, 17 miles of coastline and over 5,000 acres of countryside on the beautiful Isle of Wight. It's the perfect place to explore the wonders of the outdoors.

Looking west from the sandy beach at Compton Bay on the Isle of Wight, with white cliffs, Tennyson Down and Afton Down, divided by Freshwater Bay, in the distance

Coast and beaches on the Isle of Wight 

Explore the dramatic coastline of the Isle of Wight, with its magnificent beaches and cliff-top walks offering open views and beautiful wildflowers.

Visitor leaning on the rail of the boardwalk looking out over the marsh at sunset at Newtown National Nature Reserve, Isle of Wight

Countryside and woodland on the Isle of Wight 

Discover more than 5,000 acres of countryside on the Isle of Wight, from rolling downs and magical woods to a National Nature Reserve, with plentiful wildlife-spotting opportunities.