Local Area - Ventnor
Ventnor on the South coast of the Isle of Wight, is a traditional seaside resort, offering everything you need from safe sandy beaches, pretty coves, pubs, restuarants and bars. Ventnor is on of Britain's most famous Victorian health resorts due to its unique micro-climate. It boasts an all year round climate, never too hot because of the cooling sea breezes and never to cold as it is sheltered from the cold North Winds.
The town boasts beautiful views to the south across the English Channel and you can relax outside one of the many pubs and resturants along the esplande and take in the view. The town also lies beneath St Boniface Down, the highest point on the Island and is mostly built into the side of a steep hill leading down to the seafront and beach.
St Maur is conveniently situated in Ventnor, only a 15 minute stroll away from the town centre, esplanade, Steephill Cove and Botanical Gardens. The award winning Ventnor Park is just 5 minutes walk from St Maur and from here you can access the scenic cliff path walks where you can venture several miles in either direction. There are also wonderful walks of the downs close by and and you can explore futher into Wroxall, Godshill, Shanklin or NIton and beyond. More walks and further information can be found on our waking page.
Ventnor boasts many fine dining restaurants and pubs all within easy walking distance of St Maur, we have shown a select few our our eating out page.
Ventnor is fast becoming a known spot for fresh fish, crab and lobsters as it has a little harbour where the local fisherman bring their daily catch to
Whether you enjoy beautiful walks, acitvate bike rides, our would like to relax by the sea, Ventnor's uniqueness has something to offer all ages throughout the year.