Week 1 Walks
4th to 11th May 2019
A very local walk around Appley Park using some Earth Walk series activities to get in touch with our surroundings in interesting ways.
An historical walk around East Cowes remembering the effects on the town of the major Blitz on the night of 4/5th May 1942. Wreath laying at the Cemetery.
An around the Island walk with rest stops every 8 miles or so to help you complete your challenge. The full challenge is 106km of spectacular coastlines, dramatic cliffs and sandy beaches. Participants fundraise for over 300 different charities with an expected fundraising total of over £1 million. Please note: to register for this walk
East Wight, North Wight, South Wight, West Wight
From Chale to Cowes: travelling clockwise along the beautiful coastline of the Isle of Wight. This fully supported charity challenge is a true test of determination and stamina. Please note: to register for this walk go to www.isleofwightchallenge.com
North Wight, South Wight, West Wight
Walk, jog or run along this stunning route around the Island, which takes you past the awe-inspiring Needles. A charity challenge that can’t be missed! Please note: to register for this walk go to www.isleofwightchallenge.com
South Wight, West Wight
A beautiful walk starting from Isle of Wight Pearl on the coast through to Mottistone Hollows up the mysterious Longstone. Take in the heights of Brighstone Down before ascending towards Brighstone Village. Ramble across the village back to Chilton Chine for a cuppa back at the Pearl Café.
A family seaside story walk with Sue Bailey. Plenty of stops for stories and to find beach treasure. Find out why the crab has no head, or why the sea is salty. Wear suitable beach shoes!
Follow the way-marked recreational path from Carisbrooke to Shepherd’s Chine where we’ll stop for a picnic lunch, returning via Shorwell and Chillerton Down.
A guided landscape walk by Dinosaur Isle to explore Ventnor towns geology, landscape, sea-defences, ground movement, building stone and fossils. To book this walk please call Dinosaur Isle directly on (01983) 404344
Queen Victoria’s last child was very dominated by her mother. Beatrice was companion and secretary to the head of the British Empire. Learn of her life, marriage, children, widowhood, service and legacy. All these almost wholly on the Isle of Wight.
The Isle of Wight is great for walking all year round. With peaceful countryside and stunning coastal views there is a route for everyone. Whether you want to explore on your own and see where the mood takes you or use one of our many suggested itineraries we have something to suit.
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