Scenic walks include West High Down, Tennyson Down & Monument, & Headon Warren, which offers some breath-taking views of The Needles. Just a couple of minutes' drive is Freshwater, which features shops, a library, an indoor swimming pool & friendly pubs. The multi-coloured cliffs of Alum Bay are about a 5min drive, & 10 min is the historic sailing town of Yarmouth, fittingly named due to its position at the mouth of the River Yar. One of the most popular attractions on the island is The Needles Park, which features a chairlift, boat rides, coloured sands, a lighthouse, amusements & glass-blowing demonstrations. Other attractions include the UK's oldest amusement park Blackgang Chine, Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Calbourne Water Mill, various NT homes & gardens, vineyards, museums, The Isle of Wight Zoo, Isle of Wight Pearl, Carisbrooke Castle & Osbourne House. Outdoor pursuits include golf, cycling, riding, sailing, fishing & diving. Beach 800yds. Shop on site, pub & restaurant 1 mile.