Local Walks


Freshwater Bay

Photo: Albany Associates

Circular walks from Freshwater Bay
Afton Marsh… The Causeway… Old Freshwater… Yarmouth (more) 10km
Easton… Freshwater Village… Pound Green… Farringford (more) 3 to 4km
Tennyson Down… West High Down… The Needles… Alum Bay (more) 10km
Tennyson Monument… Headon Warren… Totland Bay (more) 9km


Walk in the footsteps of famous visitors. 5km

Isle of Wight

Photo: Albany Associates




Circular walks from Moa Place
Golden Hill Country Park (more) 3km
Golden Hill Fort… Colwell Bay (more) 5km
Yar Estuary and Fort Victoria (more) 7km +


A little farther a-field
Newtown Nature Reserve (more) 5km +
Brighstone… Grange Chine… Brighstone Bay… Chilton Chine (more) 4km
Mottistone Down and Chilton Chine (more) 6km
Ningwood Lake and Hamstead Point (more) 8km
Cowes… River Medina… Newport (more) 7km



Indoor exercise
West Wight Sports Centre in Moa Place, Freshwater, is run by a charity and has a gym and indoor swimming pool. There are pay-as-you-go fitness classes including aquapower, waterfit, 50+keep fit, line dancing and circuit training.


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