St Boniface Down - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About St Boniface Down
St Boniface Down is a chalk down on the Isle of Wight, England. It is located near the city of Ventnor, in the South-Eastern part of the island, and rises to 241 m, the highest point of the island, 1 km North of the city. One of the iconic locations for a trek and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.
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1.33km from St Boniface Down
The Devil's Chimney is a scenic rock cleft with steps descending into the Bonchurch Landslips between Bonchurch and Luccombe, Isle of Wight. Its upper end is at the Smuggler's Haven Tearooms on St Boniface Down, at the southern end of clifftop parkland accessed from the Leeson Road car park on the A3055 road, where there is a Southern Vectis bus route 3 stop.
1.34km from St Boniface Down
Ventnor beach is the southernmost holiday beach on the Isle of Wight and is well-loved by locals and visitors alike. The south-facing seafront is sheltered by cliffs and boasts a lovely sand and shingle beach with pubs, cafes, amusements, paddling pool and car park. At low tide, a ridge of rocks appears from beneath the waves making a great place for children to explore, from the middle of the beach a channel has been cleared by fishermen long ago making it a great place to swim as it is free f
Ventnor Botanic Garden
2.57km from St Boniface Down
Ventnor Botanic Garden lies at the heart of a remarkable microclimate on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. Surrounded by the chalk downs of the Ventnor Undercliff, the garden boasts an impressive collection of rare and exotic plants and trees. The garden's unusual climate is more akin to the Mediterranean and enables a wide variety of plants considered too tender for much of mainland Britain to be grown.
2.81km from St Boniface Down
A majestic and beautiful manor that sits in lovely gardens designed by Capability Brown. It was built in the 18th century as the seat of the Worsley family, Appuldurcombe was once the grandest house on the Isle of Wight. Admire the delightful east front and stroll peacefully through Lancelot 'Capability Brown's 11 acres of grounds. It is now managed by English Heritage and is open to the public.
2.91km from St Boniface Down
Rylstone gardens is a small gem of a place hidden away near Shanklin Old Village on the Isle of Wight. They are award-winning and are a haven for wildlife including red squirrels. The public gardens feature a number of mature trees. There is a café and a Crazy Golf course on the site of the former kitchen garden, and a memorial to Elvis Presley.
3.08km from St Boniface Down
Shanklin Chine is a geological feature and tourist attraction in the town of Shanklin, on the Isle of Wight, England. A wooded coastal ravine, it contains waterfalls, trees and lush vegetation, with footpaths and walkways allowing paid access for visitors, and a heritage centre explaining its history.
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Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight is a ceremonial county and the largest and second-most populous island in England. It is in the English Channel, between two and five miles off the coast of Hampshire, from which it is separated by the Solent. The island has resorts that have been holiday destinations since Victorian times and is known for its mild climate, coastal scenery, and verdant landscape of fields, downland, and chines. The island is part of the historic county of Hampshire. It is designated a UNESCO Bi