Mottistone Down

Mottistone

Mottistone is a village on the Isle of Wight. It is located 8 Miles southwest of Newport in the southwest of the island. It is home to the National Trust's Mottistone Manor. Public transport is provided by Southern Vectis buses on route 7.

The Island’s only megalithic monument, The Longstone is situated nearby.

Mottistone Down is a Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Mottistone, and covering 31.4 hectares. Most of the area is owned by the National Trust and is biologically important due to its chalk and neutral grasslands.

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