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Walk Location: Central Wight
Isle of Wight Walking Festival

This route takes in a mixture of paths through farmland, sunken lanes and quiet roads. There are views of nearby Chillerton Downs and the vista of fields and downs towards the Sandown Bay.
Central Wight
3 miles
2
3

Walk to Niton via down land and coastal routes. Return along “The Young River” section through Whitwell and Roud. The route passes along easy tracks and through interesting marshland whilst offering a section beside the infant stream. Further information on Yar2020.uk. Four walks cover the Trail from Source to Sea. Enjoy a single day but
Central Wight
11.5 miles
2
3

Follow the “Developing River” along the Trail to Newchurch, across farmland where the river tributaries collect water from marsh and bogs. Return through Borthwood and America Wood with views across the open fertile Arreton valley. Further information on yar2020.uk
Central Wight
11 miles
2
3

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
2.5 miles
2
3

This walk is a fairly rugged ramble, first through Tolt Copse and then along Chillerton Down with definitive views of the village. A history of the downs will be related along the route.
Central Wight
2.5 miles
1
4

The epic cross Island walk from Bembridge in the east to Alum Bay in the west returns for its 30th anniversary. Lush, green countryside, historic villages, famous landmarks, majestic chalk cliffs and coastal views with shimmering blue seas, the full 26.5 mile walk has it all! Please note: to register for this walk go to www.mountbatten.org.uk/about-walk-the-wight
Central Wight, East Wight, West Wight
26.5 miles
2
4

Join the 30th anniversary of this famous walk. From sleepy Bembridge across rolling down land and finishing at historic Carisbrooke Castle, this 12.5 mile walk is the ‘easiest’ half of Walk the Wight. Please note: to register for this walk go to www.mountbatten.org.uk/about-walk-the-wight
Central Wight, East Wight
12.5 miles
2
3

Join the 30th anniversary of this famous walk. From historic Carisbrooke Castle, down the Tennyson Trail through pretty Freshwater Bay and up up up to Tennyson Monument, you’ll descend into Alum Bay with a spectacular view of The Needles. The 14 mile ‘hilly half’ of Walk the Wight is jam packed with stunning scenery. Please
Central Wight, West Wight
14 miles
2
3

Join in the 30th anniversary celebrations of this famous walk. As the name suggests, a completely flat 8 mile walk along the cycle track from Sandown to Shide. Popular with families and those with mobility issues, perfect if you want to Walk the Wight in support of the hospice but without the rigours of the
Central Wight, East Wight
8 miles
1
1

Walking up bridleway between fields we reach 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
2.5 miles
2
3

A scenic walk through two nature reserves with possible sightings of red squirrels and bird life, insects and wild plants. The walk will be followed by tea & cakes at the Warden’s house!
Central Wight, East Wight
4 miles
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2