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Arreton Down

Arreton Down is a 29.77 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the Isle of Wight, originally notified in 1979 for its geological interest and then renotified in 1987, but for its biological interest only. It is public access la ...

                                               

Ashey

Ashey is a hamlet on the outskirts of Ryde on the Isle of Wight in southern England. The appropriate civil parish is called Havenstreet and Ashley Ashey is the site every year of an Amateur horse race known as the "Isle of Wight Grand National an ...

                                               

Barton, Isle of Wight

Barton is an area in the east of Newport on the Isle of Wight. Transport is provided by Southern Vectis community service route 39 to the town centre and standard service routes 8 and 9 to Sandown and Ryde, which run close by. Barton was built ar ...

                                               

Bathingbourne

Bathingbourne is a farming hamlet in the southeastern part of the Isle of Wight. It is located on Bathingbourne Lane, northwest of Apse Heath and southwest of Hale Common. Bathingborne is part of the town of Sandown. Several businesses, hotels an ...

                                               

Bierley, Isle of Wight

Bierley is a hamlet on the Isle of Wight, UK. Bierley is in the south of the Isle of Wight, north of Niton and 0.7 miles to the west of Whitwell. Bierley is at the corner of Kingates Lane and Newport Road. Bierley was the site of the brick operat ...

                                               

Blackwater, Isle of Wight

Blackwater is a village on the Isle of Wight, England. It is located about two miles south of Newport, close to the geographic centre of the island. It is in the civil parish of Arreton. The Newclose County Cricket Ground is just to the north of ...

                                               

Bouldnor

Bouldnor is a hamlet near Yarmouth on the west coast of the Isle of Wight in southern England. It is the location of Bouldnor Battery, a gun battery emplacement. Located on the A3054 Bouldnor road and public transport buses on route 7 South vecti ...

                                               

Bowcombe

Bowcombe is a hamlet on the Isle of Wight. It has an elevation of 144 feet and is located 2 1 ⁄ 2 miles southwest of Newport in the centre of the Island. Public transport is provided by Southern Vectis buses on route 12.

                                               

Branstone, Isle of Wight

Branstone is a hamlet on the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England. According to the Post Office the population of the hamlet at the 2011 Census was included in the civil parish of Newchurch. The village lies on the A3056 road, near to la ...

                                               

Brook, Isle of Wight

Brook is a village on the Isle of Wight, England. According to the Post Office the 2011 census population was included in the civil parish of Brighstone.

                                               

River Caul Bourne

The Caul Bourne is a stream on the Isle of Wight, England. The stream is 3 km, 5 km from the source prior to the Newtown river estuary just below Shalfleet. Its source is in the ornamental lake, near Winkle street in Calbourne, with which it is m ...

                                               

Chale Green

Originally Chale Green was known as Stroudgreen. There is a Stroud Green Farm north of Chale Green. By 1870, around Chale Green was a wheelwright, carpenter, chimney sweep business, The New Inn tavern, a blacksmith, a grocer and a shoemaker. Spra ...

                                               

Colwell Bay

Colwell Bay is a bay in the west of the Isle of Wight. It is located between the towns of Totland and Yarmouth. The bays northernmost point is Cliffs End the closest point of the Island to the British mainland, with Hurst Castle lying at the end ...

                                               

Compton Bay

Compton Bay is a bay located on the southwest section of the Isle of Wight, England. Its north western edge is defined by the distinctive white chalk cliff of Freshwater Cliff, named after adjacent Freshwater Bay, which forms a small cove with th ...

                                               

Compton Down

Compton Down is a hill on the Isle of Wight just to the east of Freshwater Bay. It is part of the chalk ridge which forms the "backbone" of the Isle of Wight. It runs east to west, is approximately three miles long and is predominantly grass down ...

                                               

Cranmore, Isle of Wight

Cranmore is a village on the Isle of Wight. It is located about three miles east of Yarmouth, in the northwest of the island. It is in the civil parish of shalfleet Transportation is provided by southern vectis bus route 7, where the freshwater, ...

                                               

Downend, Isle of Wight

Downend is a settlement on the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England. It is the location of the Robin Hill adventure park. According to the Post Office the population of the settlement at the 2011 Census was included in the civil parish o ...

                                               

Eaglehead and Bloodstone Copses

Eaglehead and Bloodstone Copses is a 10.3-hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest which is south of Ashey on the Isle of Wight. The site was notified in 1987 for its biological value. This area of the forest follows the Creek at the foot of A ...

                                               

Eastern Yar

The River Yar on the Isle of Wight, England, rises in a chalk coomb in St. Catherines Down near Niton, close to the southern tip of the island. It flows across the Lower Cretaceous rocks of the eastern side of the island, through the gap in the c ...

                                               

Egypt Point

Egypt Point is the northernmost point of the island county of the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England, and was one of Queen Victorias favored places during her time on the island. According to the Post Office at the 2011 Census the point ...

                                               

Elmfield

Elmfield is a suburb of the town of Ryde on the Isle of Wight, in England. It is situated south-east of the town centre on a small hill. St Johns Church is a notable landmark on the north side of Elmfield. Oakfield lies directly to the West, Appl ...

                                               

Foreland, Isle of Wight

Foreland or Forelands, and the adjacent Foreland Fields, is the easternmost point of the Isle of Wight, part of the village of Bembridge. It is located about 6.5 miles due south of the city of Portsmouth on the British mainland, separated by the ...

                                               

Gatcombe

Gatcombe is a village in the civil parish of Chillerton and Gatcombe, on the Isle of Wight. It is located about two and a half miles south of Newport, in the centre of the island.

                                               

Gods Providence House, Newport

Gods Providence House is a building in St Thomas Square, Newport, Isle of Wight, England. It was constructed in red brick with a tiled roof in the late 17th century. The front facing St Thomas Square is rendered and contains an 18th-century doubl ...

                                               

Godshill

Godshill is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight with a population of 1.465 according to the 2001 census, reducing slightly to 1.459 at the 2011 Census. It is located between Newport and Ventnor in the southeast of the Island.

                                               

Gurnard, Isle of Wight

Gurnard is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, two miles to the west of Cowes. Gurnard sits on the edge of Gurnard Bay, enjoyed by the Gurnard Sailing Club. Main street sea cocks offers pub Portland INN, Doughty Newnham chartered off ...

                                               

Haseley Manor (Isle of Wight)

Haseley Manor is a 14th-century, Grade 2* listed property located in Arreton on the Isle of Wight. In Haseley name is derived from the Saxon Haesel-Leah meaning hazel, and the first record appeared in 1086 in the Domesday Book, with Haseley being ...

                                               

Havenstreet

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway Museum is located in Havenstreet, along with a station. Activities are run throughout the Christmas season, with a train running between Havenstreet and Wootton. In the railway station, Havenstreet is not Falconry ...

                                               

High Down, Isle of Wight

High Down is a chalk down making up the western extent of the ridge that crosses the Isle of Wight, England, and overlooking The Needles rock stacks. It includes Tennyson Down. The needles batteries and the launch pad is located on Down here, Bla ...

                                               

Hulverstone

Hulverstone is a hamlet of about 12 houses on the Isle of Wight on the edge of the English Channel. It has a post office in a private home and the 400-year-old Sun Inn. Sun Inn was used in smuggling operations. There is a school in Hulverstone in ...

                                               

Knowles Farm

Knowles Farm is the name of an area of National Trust land at the southern tip of the Isle of Wight located at St. Catherines Point. It takes its name from a nearby farm which lies outside the NT area just along the southern edge of it. The area ...

                                               

Luccombe, Isle of Wight

Luccombe is a village on the south coast of the Isle of Wight near Shanklin. There is some indication of Bronze Age settlements on the top of the nearby hill of Luccombe Down. The hotel luccombe area features some spectacular cliffs and scenery. ...

                                               

Medina, Isle of Wight

Medina was a non-metropolitan district with the status of a borough on the Isle of Wight in England from 1974 to 1995. The district was formed on the basis of the local government Act 1972, and was the result of a merger of the municipal district ...

                                               

Mersley

Mersley is a farming hamlet on the Isle of Wight. Mersley is in Newchurch Parish, and is adjacent to the village of Newchurch itself. Mersley is home to a large garlic farm which is part of the Isle of Wight Garlic Festival in nearby Newchurch, h ...

                                               

Mottistone

Mottistone is a village on the Isle of Wight, located in the popular tourist area the Back of the Wight. It is located 8 Miles southwest of Newport in the southwest of the island, and is home to the National Trusts Mottistone Manor.

                                               

Nettlestone

Nettlestone is a village on the Isle of Wight, England about 4 miles south east from Ryde. It is listed in the Domesday Book and was established c.1086. Together with Seaview, it forms the civil parish of Nettlestone and Seaview. The Priory Bay h ...

                                               

Newbridge, Isle of Wight

Newbridge is a hamlet on the Isle of Wight. It is situated on a small hill, nine kilometres to the west of Newport on the western half of the island. According to the Post Office the 2011 Census population of the hamlet was included in the civil ...

                                               

Newchurch, Isle of Wight

Newchurch is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight. It is located between Sandown and Newport in the southeast of the island. Anthony Dillington, owner of the Knighton Gorges Manor in Newchurch wrote to his son Robert in 1574 that, "Thi ...

                                               

Newtown Bay

Newtown Bay is a bay on the northwestern coast of the Isle of Wight, England in the western arm of the Solent. It is a subtle bay located around the exit of the Newtown River. It stretches about 4 km from Hamstead Point in the west to Salt Mead L ...

                                               

Ningwood

Ningwood is a village on the Isle of Wight. It is on several lanes about three miles east of Yarmouth in the northwest of the island. According to the Post Office to 2011 Census population of the village was included in the civil parish of Shalfl ...

                                               

Northwood, Isle of Wight

Northwood is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight. It lies south of the town of Cowes and has been occupied for about 1000 years. The Church of St. John the Baptist in Northwood, was first built between the 11th and 13th centuries. The ...

                                               

Nunwell

Nunwell is the location of Nunwell House, near Brading on the Isle of Wight, which was the home of the Oglander family for many centuries. It is in the civil parish of Brading. The present family are not direct descendants through the male line a ...

                                               

Oakfield, Isle of Wight

Oakfield is a suburb of the town of Ryde on the Isle of Wight, England. Historically part of the St Helens parish, it was absorbed into Ryde Borough in 1933 and in turn into Medina Borough in 1974. Oakfield largely consists of light industrial un ...

                                               

Osborne Bay

Osborne Bay is a bay on the north-east coast of the Isle of Wight, England, in the eastern arm of the Solent. It lies to the east of East Cowes and is 1 ⁄ 2 miles from the entrance to the River Medina. Its shoreline is 3 ⁄ 4 mile in length and is ...

                                               

Pondwell

Pondwell is an area of the Isle of Wight between Nettlestone and Ryde. According to the Post Office the population for the area at the 2011 Census was included in the civil parish of Nettlestone and Seaview. The houses are arranged to the south e ...

                                               

Priory Woods

Priory Woods is a 2.94 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest near the town of Bembridge, Isle of Wight, notified in 1998. It is a National Trust property and is served by a public footpath. Concealed within it is "The Priory Oyst ...

                                               

Puckpool

Puckpool is a small coastal settlement on the outskirts of Ryde on the Isle of Wight. The area is best known for Puckpool Park, a park with an 18-hole putting green, 12 hole mini golf and two tennis courts. Puckpool Battery is located within the ...

                                               

Queens Bower

Queens Bower is a large village on the Isle of Wight, England that has effectively merged with Winford and Apse Heath. It is classed as part of Sandown, with the postcode PO36. It is in the civil parish of Newchurch, Isle of Wight. Transport is p ...

                                               

River Medina

The River Medina is the main river of the Isle of Wight, England, rising at St Catherines Down near Blackgang and Chale, and flowing generally northwards through the capital Newport, towards the Solent at Cowes. The river is a navigable tidal est ...

                                               

Rookley

Rookley is a village and civil parish on the Isle of Wight. It is located five kilometres south of Newport near the centre of the island. It has a country Park on the site of the last working Isle of Wight brickworks. There is a pub at the Countr ...

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