Posts Tagged ‘National trust’

WEST WIGHT: A SECRET TO SHARE

Isle of Wight

West Wight is the quiet side of the Island. The picturesque landscape of the West Wight is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). Much of it is protected by the National Trust. But you’ll have heard of our most famous natural landmarks the Needles rocks and the coloured sands of Alum Bay. As […]


THE WILD WEST OF WIGHT

butterfly, Compton Down, Isle of Wight, West Wight

Wherever you are in West Wight you’ll be close to areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONBs), sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs) and National Trust coastline. It’s easy to enjoy the simple pleasures of walking, cycling, watching birds and other wildlife, sketching and photography. Many village gardens are havens for wildlife with bird boxes, bug […]


ON THE DOWNS ABOVE COMPTON BAY

Above Compton Bay

  The Mottistone Long Stone, a five-metre tall sandstone megalith on the downs above Compton Bay, has a second stone lying at its foot. The remaining outlines of the original New Stone Age tomb and grass mound are well defined on the downs above Compton Bay. The barrow is aligned with the summer solstice sunrise. […]


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