I am planning a visit to Isle of Wight and have a few questions regarding the travel from London to Portsmouth. Will arriving at Gatwick from Norway, and og by train to Portsmouth
1. How long will it take to from Gatwick Airport to Waterloo Station, by train to Victoria Station and then taxi to Waterloo Station?
2. Is it necessary to book the train ticket to Portsmouth in advance?
The main purpose with the stay is hiking. Will be staying in Shanklin for 5 days. Any advice about walking routes is appreciated. Have of course fournd information in books and on the internet, but personal information is valuable.