Countryside and woodland on the Isle of Wight
From rolling downland to Newtown’s meadows and Borthwood’s woods, exploring the countryside of the Isle of Wight is a wonderful way to discover this special place.
Whether you're a cyclist, a stroller, a wildlife-spotter, a kite-flyer or a picnic person, there’s plenty to see and do at the eastern tip of the Isle of Wight.
Stroll through Borthwood Copse’s dappled woodland and look out for a host of wildlife – including butterflies and the rare native red squirrel.
From picnicking to paragliding there's so much to see and do at Chillerton Down, in the rural heart of the Isle of Wight. Explore some of the highlights here.
Discover one of the Isle of Wight’s favourite spots with plenty of space to explore, search for fossils, spot local wildlife, surf, cycle and ride your horse.
Spend a day at the Isle of Wight’s only nature reserve and discover wildflower meadows, a network of secluded creeks and waterways, and a town hall without a town.
With such a varied landscape in a relatively small area, St Catherine's Down and Knowles Farm is perfect to explore by foot, bicycle or with your four-legged friend.
Explore the chalk hills above the Victorian seaside town of Ventnor for dramatic views, picturesque walks, a chance to spot the local goats, and some historic memorials.