GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Alum Bay and Headon Warren Walk

2 miles (3 km)

This walk visits Alum Bay, Headon Warren and Headon Hill in the south western corner of the Isle of Wight.
You can start the walk from the Alum Bay car park and then follow a section of the Isle of Wight Coast Path up to the Warren. There's some nice footpaths here with excellent views to The Needles and pretty bell heather in the late summer. The area is also great for wildlife with breeding birds on the cliffs includingperegrine falcon,fulmar,kittiwake,cormorant, shag, razorbill,puffin and guillemot.
You can extend the walk by heading west to visit the Needle Old Battery on the tip of the island. There's also a tourist chairlift which you can ride for some amazing views.

Alum Bay and Headon Warren OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Alum Bay and Headon Warren Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Bench With a View - - 1706823

Bench With a View. Views of Hurst Castle on the left, Fort Albert near the centre of picture, and Alum Bay and Hatherwood Point in the foreground.

Heathland on Headon Warren - - 1549072

Heathland on Headon Warren. This shows a rich crop of Bell Heather on Headon Warren. The tall yellowish flowers are Mullein. The bushes to the top right are Gorse.

Northeast view from Headon Warren in 1988 - - 2778705

Northeast view from Headon Warren

Headon Warren (10004817723)

Headon Warren

Alum Bay - - 3565700

Alum Bay

Headon Warren (10004698234)

Headon Warren


GPS Files

GPX File

Alum Bay and Headon Warren.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)