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Parkhurst Forest

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Peacful place to walk

We had a hour or so walking here. Disappointing not to see any red squirrels but I am starting to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stuart W
Worthing, United Kingdom
Great forest walks with good paths

We walked only a small part of the forest but the atmosphere was great and birds could be heard... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Newbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a walk also great for dogs. There are picnic tables. There is a hide to try and see red squirrels. Which we did not see but have seen them at the Botanical Gardens. There is a route suitable for mobility scooters. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a hour or so walking here. Disappointing not to see any red squirrels but I am starting to doubt that there ARE any on the Isle of Wight.

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was rather worried about other people's reviews that dog walkers don't pick up their dogs poo, but I didn't see any and had a very enjoyable walk through the forest, there's a Red squirrel hide and plenty of paths to take and also a...More

Thank rebekahslater
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We walked only a small part of the forest but the atmosphere was great and birds could be heard everywhere. There is even a squirrel hide to sit and wast his for red squirrels.

Thank PeteJFraser
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely walk in this beautiful woods - we had great fun dodging the mud and finding our way through the dense woodland. It is truly beautiful and so peaceful, we looked very hard for the red squirrel however, did not find any...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Went for walk in these woods with 3 three under 8 girls. They had lots of fun splashing in puddles and particularly enjoyed the red squirrel hide and building a den.

Thank Coverack
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Was very muddy when we went however still enjoyed the walks. Parked at the top end of forest so not so busy

Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Parkhurst forest is characterised by the tall trees and the earthy clearings hiding within, sun light peirces through the trees to light up the forest floor a yellow brown autumnal glow. You can sit on fallen trees or stumps silently and be able to hear...More

1  Thank Marcus D
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

As a place for walking, very good. A few trails to follow if your on foot or mountain biking. But there are no toilets if you need them, so you will have to do what bears do. If its not too busy you can see...More

Thank KeithA1283
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We came here straight after coming off the Ferry at east Cowes, travelling from North with a large husky we thought he deserved a good run around. The dog seemed happy enough although it's not very big and had finished the walk within 30mins. Didn't...More

Thank Frh13
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28 January 2018|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Is it public land or privately owned? Either way it’s a potential can of worms both health and safety and access wise. Maybe contact the land owner with a proposal.