Hamstead Trail

Just seven miles long, this walk crosses the island from the coastal path at Hamstead Cliff in the north to Brook Bay in the south where at low tide you can see the pine raft, the remains of a fossilised forest. You’ll cross salt marshes – a haven for birdlife – on a series of boardwalks, walk through woodlands and open countryside and climb up on to the downs, following a stretch of the Island’s most famous footpath, the Tennyson Trail.

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Start location: Hamstead Cliff, Coastal path
Difficulty: easy
Walking distance: 7 miles
Walk duration: 3 hours
Places to buy food & drink.
Viewing & rest stops on route
Family friendly walk

Find similar routes:
Easy 6-10 Miles Inland route


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