Brighstone Down

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Brighstone Down
Brighstone summit.jpg
Toposcope on the summit
Highest point
Elevation214 m (702 ft)
Prominencec. 150 m
Parent peakSt Boniface Down
LocationIsle of Wight, England
OS gridSZ432847
Topo mapOS Landranger 196

Brighstone Down is a chalk down on the Isle of Wight. It is located close to the village of Brighstone, in the southwest of the island (the Back of the Wight), and rises to 214 metres (702 ft) at its highest point,[1] northeast of the village of Mottistone. Towards the west part is called Mottistone Down, to the East, Shorwell Down.

The Northern part is covered by Brighstone Forest the largest forest on the Island. [2]

Coordinates: 50°39′37″N 1°23′25″W / 50.66038°N 1.39018°W / 50.66038; -1.39018


  1. ^ "Brighstone Down". Peakery. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
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