Week 1 Walks
2nd to 9th May 2020
See inside the two restored Victorian Chapels and take a guided walk through history, taking in Victorian symbolism, prominent people of the town, to graves from two World Wars and beyond; all within beautiful grounds rich in flora and fauna.
We follow a path from Chale Green up to the Hoy Monument, then along the top of St Catherine’s Down and down to Southdown, along a beautiful footpath to Gladices and return to Chale Green.
A beautiful walk taking in the sights of Brading Roman Villa and views of Sandown Bay from the Cliff Path
Walk to the coast using old seawall paths across the marshes and through ancient woodland. The Trail ends at the old church where a small celebration will be held. Return via coast path and northern estuary.
A fascinating walk showing how Ryde developed from farmland, woodland and commons into the largest town on the Island and how it coped with a massive increase in the number of inhabitants. This is an Isle of Wight Gardens Trust led walk.
This walk takes you up bridleway between fields before reaching Freemantle Gate where Queen Victoria’s carriage passed to visit Appuldurcombe House. Skirting the home farm with a detour to the Worsley monument, we continue through Beech Copse with its bluebells in a circular route.
Central Wight, South Wight
As part of the Golden Hill anniversary celebrations, join Archaeologist Dr Ruth Waller for an easy stroll around the recently discovered heritage of Golden Hill Country Park.
Organised by Joli of Cowes and led by Isle of Wight Guided Tours, delve into Cowes’ fascinating past and learn all about its close connections with the royal family and its importance in the world of building boats and sailing them. Discover more about the delightful high street too.
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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