Godshill, Shanklin, Ventnor Downs. Walking the Isle of Wight


isle-of-wight-18th-june-2004-090.jpg  We started at Godshill and set out on the Stenbury trail towards Appuldurcombe.A magnificent gate house stands on the path.

Another fairly long circular walk that could be started from any point with free parking

We started at Godshill and set out on the Stenbury trail towards Appuldurcombe. A magnificent gate house stands on the path.


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With good views out to the east


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Appuldurcombe house has a splendid front!


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Appuldurcombe house has a splendid front! Appuldurcombe house has a splendid front! After passing through Wroxall, climb out on the Worsley trail, back up onto the downland - looking east


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and follow the rolling downland paths until you see Shanklin and Sandown below


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The above view continued inland


isle-of-wight-18th-june-2004-098.jpg   The above view continued inland. Head down towards Shanklin Chine, but then turn right when you reach the small road to Luccombe Village.The path continues down through a landslip before coming out on the coast at Monks bay, below.

The above view continued inland

The above view continued inland. Head down towards Shanklin Chine, but then turn right when you reach the small road to Luccombe Village. The path continues down through a landslip before coming out on the coast at Monks bay, below.


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A concrete promenade now takes you round to Ventnor


isle-of-wight-18th-june-2004-102.jpg   A concrete promenade now takes you round to Ventnor. At Ventnor we headed up through the town, past the cemetary, to climb steeply up onto Rew Down

A concrete promenade now takes you round to Ventnor

A concrete promenade now takes you round to Ventnor. At Ventnor we headed up through the town, past the cemetary, to climb steeply up onto Rew Down


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View from Stenbury Down


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View from Stenbury Down View from Stenbury Down Before following the ridge over Appuldurcombe Down.-looking back up at the ridge at Gat Cliff