There are many walks around Godshill and most use the FREE car park in the centre of Godshill as a starting point. Here are some you might try. The first group start and finish in the centre of Godshill. The second group are end to end.
These walks start and end at the FREE car park on Godshill High Street
Godshill to Appuldurcombe
A 4.5 mile walk that starts gently through Tottle Bottom valley before long inclines around Stenbury Down and then down to Appuldurcombe’s palladian mansion. From there it is a gentle track back into Godshill. You should allow yourselves 2 or 3 hours. (the AA – who have now removed the online version of this walk – we are looking for a replacement)
Appuldurcombe Owl & Falconry
Unfortunately, the Owl & Falconry centre closed at the end of 2017, but this is still a lovely walk, more easterly than others that take in Appuldurcombe. A walk of about 4.5 miles taking you over mainly open tracks through woods and open countryside with some hills. You should allow yourselves 2 or 3 hours (plus more is you stop to see the birds and explore the ruin. (iowramblers.com)
Worseley, Wyverns and Appuldurcombe
A walk of some 6 miles involves small roads, open tracks through woods and open countryside and has some hills. Whilst on the Worsley Trail you’ll see a signpost to the Worsley Obelisk. Well worth climbing over the wall and up the steep slope – amazing viewpoint. You should allow yourselves 4 hours. (Viewranger)
These walks pass through or pass near to Godshill. You will need to either use the island’s excellent bus services or arrange a lift to get back to your starting point.
A 10 mile walk that starts just south of Newport following the bridleways southwards and ends at the Botanic Gardens in Ventnor. From there it is a 1 mile walk into Ventnor where you can pick up the number 3 bus to take you back to Shide, Newport. You should allow yourselves 3 or 4 hours for the walk. (Visit Isle of Wight Ltd.)
Godshill to Sandown
Walk over the fields and down the old railway line to Sandown on the Isle of Wight. Rural walk taking you to the sandy beach on the East of the Isle of Wight. You should allow yourselves 3 or 4 hours for the walk. (Island Cottage Holidays – who have now removed this walk from their website – we are looking for a replacement)
Yar River Trail
Follow the Yar River Trail from its source near Niton to Bembridge Harbour. The walk takes you through the beautiful Isle of Wight countryside and passes through the pretty villages of Godshill, Newchurch and Brading. The trail passes ancient manor houses at Morton and Great Budbridge, and also includes six trail side sculptures by local artist Paul Mason. This is a 19 mile walk but it is nice, flat easy waterside walking with plenty to see on the trail. (GPS Cycle and Walking Routes)