Distance: 6 miles (9km)
Ascent: 247 metres
Start/finish: High Down car park, PO39 0HY

Facing south turn L and follow the footpath east towards Freshwater Bay. Turn R at the end of the woodland and head towards the sea joining the coastal Tennyson Trail (1.1 miles/1.7km). Turn R and follow the trail west passing the Tennyson Monument where you leave the Tennyson Trail and stay L along the coast to the Old Battery at the western tip of the island (4 miles/6.7km). Head back east along the northern edge of the hill to the start.

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