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St Catherine's Point Isle of Wight

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Pectoral Sandpiper
Kris Gillam
28 September 2011
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Site Details

Most southerly point of the Island with good sea views from northwest though S to northeast. Important site for seawatching in spring/autumn migration. Scrub and grassland by sea with cliffs behind. Nesting Ravens, Peregrines and Fulmar on cliffs.


St Catherine's Point
Knowles Farm (NT), St Catherines Point, Niton, IOW.

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Birding Sites in the St Catherine's Point Area

Additional Site Details


There is a bus service to the Buddle Inn. Can be reached on foot from Niton or Blackgang.


Park in Lighthouse Lane past the Buddle PH south of Niton. Walk towards Lighthouse. Footpaths lead to coast or past Knowles Farm (NT).


Lane and Windy Corner.

Opening Times

Only the Lighthouse has opening times. The area is open at all times.


Parking in lane and at 'Windy Corner' under Gore Cliff.

Key Areas / Routes

Gore Cliff. Lush vegetation on slopes to sea. Watershoot Bay on coast. Out to sea especially in April.

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