Downend, Isle of Wight

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Downend
Downend is located in Isle of Wight
Downend
Downend
Downend shown within the Isle of Wight
OS grid reference SZ532876
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
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
List of places
UK
England
Isle of WightCoordinates: 50°41′14″N 1°13′54″W / 50.687360°N 1.231794°W / 50.687360; -1.231794

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. According to the Post Office the population of the settlement at the 2011 Census was included in the civil parish of Arreton.

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.