Week 1 Walks
2nd to 9th May 2020
From Bembridge Windmill, head out across Bembridge airport to the RSPB Brading Marshes nature reserve and then on to Brading and Yarbridge. Across to Yaverland and then up over Culver Down, past Whitecliff Bay, through Steyne woods and back to start.
Author and historian Tim Wander will lead the walk up to Culver Down, around Bembridge Fort and down to the Gun Battery. Tim will describe the battles and defences of the Downs over 2,000 years and return via Whitecliff Bay.
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.
This walk starts at the source in Niton and follows the Eastern Yar to Bembridge – not only passing through varying countryside, but also seeing art work produced for the Millenium along the way.
East Wight, South Wight
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. Route start and finish At Chale Recreation
East Wight, North Wight, South Wight, West Wight
Meet in the Villa’s cafe before ascending Brading Down via the Butterfly walk, then descend into Nunwell and walk along the old railway from Bembridge.
Ramblers Roadshows are training events which are held across Britain. This is an opportunity for both Ramblers members and visitors to the Walking Festival to brush up their skills and meet Ramblers staff. These events are not usually open to non-members so we are thrilled to offer this opportunity to all Walking Festival visitors. There
If you like walking but hate steps and inclines, then this is the walk for you. According to the experts, walking is good for your joints, can help you lose weight and can help ease osteoarthritis knee pain. But enough about that. This is a walk for those who like to walk on a level
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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