Downend, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates: 50°41′14″N 1°13′54″W / 50.687360°N 1.231794°W / 50.687360; -1.231794

Downend
Downend is located in Isle of Wight
Downend
Downend
 Downend shown within the Isle of Wight
OS grid reference SZ532876
Unitary authority Isle of Wight
Ceremonial county Isle of Wight
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district PO30
Dialling code 01983
Police Hampshire
Fire Isle of Wight
Ambulance Isle of Wight
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Isle of Wight
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Downend is a settlement on the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England. It is the location of the Robin Hill adventure park.

The hamlet lies to the north of the A3056 road, in the central-eastern district of the island. Downend is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) south-east of Newport. Public transport is provided by Southern Vectis on route 8 and Wightbus on 33.