GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Godshill Isle Of Wight Walks

6 miles (9 km)

This quaint village is located on the Isle Of Wight betweenNewportandVentnorin the southeast of the island. It's a delightful place with picturesque thatched cottages and the historic All Saints Churchwhich dates from the medievalperiod.
There's also several lovely tea rooms and an exceptionally detailed Model Village portraying Godshill andShanklin's old village at a scale of 1:10.
This circular walk from the village uses parts of the Worsley Trail, the Stenbury Trail and the Yar River Trail to explore the countryside to the south of the village. On the way you will also visit the historic AppuldurcombeHouse and enjoy fine views from the elevated spots on AppuldurcombeDown and Stenbury Down. AppuldurcombeHouse dates from the 18th century and was the seat of the Worsley family. The house is now mainly a shell but has some interesting history and delightful grounds to explore.


PO38 3HZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Godshill Isle Of Wight OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

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Walks near Godshill

  • Borthwood Copse - Visit this delightful area of woodland near Sandown and look out for red squirrels on this short walk on the Isle of Wight
  • Shanklin to Ventnor Coastal Walk - This is a popular walk using a lovely section of the Isle of Wight Coast Path to take you between these two seaside resorts
  • Shanklin to Ventnor Railway Walk - This walk follows the old railway line from Shanklin To Ventnor on the Isle of Wight.
  • Shanklin - Shanklin is a popular tourist village located on the southern part of the island
  • Ventnor Downs - Visit the highest point on the Isle of Wight and enjoy wonderful views over the island's coast and countryside on this circular walk
  • Devils Chimney Isle of Wight - This circular walk visits an interesting geological feature near Ventnor on the Isle of Wight.
  • Ventnor to Steephill Cove Walk - This popular circular walk from Ventnor takes you to the picturesque Steephill Cove.
  • St Catherine's Lighthouse - Visit the most southerly point on the Isle of Wight on this circular walk around St Catherine's Point and St Catherine's Down


The Taverners dates to the 17th century and includes a charming old interior with oak beams, flagstone flooring and open fireplaces. They sell good quality food and also have a garden to sit out in. You can find them at postcode PO38 3HZ for your sat navs. The pub is dog friendly in the bar area.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

On the eastern side of the walk you are close to the Shanklin to Ventnor Railway Walk. Here you can enjoy a cycle or walk along the old Shanklin to Wroxall railway line which closed in the 1960s.


Thatched cottages, Godshill, Isle of Wight, England

Thatched cottages, Godshill, Isle of Wight, England

Godshill, Isle of Wight, UK (2)

Godshill, Isle of Wight

Appuldurcombe House - - 4056106

Appuldurcombe House

Appuldurcombe House Fountain

Appuldurcombe House Fountain

Obelisk on Appuldurcombe Down - - 4033597

Obelisk on Appuldurcombe Down

Appuldurcombe Down - - 4033606

Appuldurcombe Down

View from Stenbury Down 4

View from Stenbury Down

Chocolate Island, Godshill - - 4636697

Chocolate Island, Godshill


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