Monthly Archives: August 2016

119. Yarmouth to Freshwater Bay

May 2015 This is another walk I have done several times, and there is a good reason for this – it’s a wonderful walk with wonderful scenery and good variety too. In fact I did this as a circular walk, … Continue reading

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The South West Coast path on the TV

For those lucky enough to live in the BBC South West region there is a new TV programme starting today (the first episode has already screened) that may be of interest. The program, Coastal Path covers Paul Rose walking the … Continue reading

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118b. Niton to Freshwater Bay

June 2014 and June 2009 On my previous walk I have looked down on the beautiful Chale Bay from the cliff top path rather longingly and wondered if it is possible to walk down on the beach. On this walk that … Continue reading

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118a. Blackgang Chine to Freshwater Bay

June 2011 I’ve actually done this walk twice. The first time was in May 2005 and the second in June 2011. However I also did a circular walk of my own devising from Brighstone which covered part of this stretch of coast … Continue reading

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117b. Shanklin to Blackgang Chine

September 2012 Although I have already walked the coast as far as Blackgang Chine the route I followed on this walk was quite different to my previous walk, hence a second write up for this walk. It was rather spectacular … Continue reading

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117a. Ventnor to Blackgang Chine

September 2004 It is thought that the Needles (the chalk stacks at the Western tip of the Isle of Wight) were once joined to the Old Harry Rocks at Handfast point near Swanage on the Dorset coast, but the sea broke … Continue reading

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