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Walk the Coastal Path and Compton Down from Brook Chine

The National Trust
All abilities

All abilities





The Isle of Wight coastal path is a scenic and varied 70-mile route around the island. From Brook Beach car park, you can head West to Freshwater Bay, up onto the iconic headland and along to the Needles viewpoint. If heading East, you can follow the clifftop coastal path towards the impressive cliffs of St Catherine's Point. You could also take the Hamstead Trail up onto Mottistone Downs, and Brighstone Forest, Whichever way you go, you can easily return to your start point by bus.

Hire equipment

Hire equipment

Hire equipment

General Information
Free entry

No entry cost

Suitable for dogs

Suitable for dogs, but best kept on a lead on cliff tops

No refreshments on site.

No refreshments on site

No toilets available

No toilets available. Nearest facilities are at Compton Beach.


Camping nearby, including at Orchards Holiday Park.


For more information check out the Isle of Wight website.

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Paid parking

A small National Trust Car park. NT members park free. More parking nearby at at Compton Beach.

Easily accessible by public transport.

Well served by the islands excellent bus service.


Brook, Newport PO30 4HA, UK


OS Grid Ref: SZ 38553 83592