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Walk Location: South Wight
Isle of Wight Walking Festival

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
24 miles
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3

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
66 miles
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3

Taking in Appuldurcombe House and Park, we climb up to Stenbury Rise and around 6 Downs returning past the site of the Folly. Amazing views of the whole island on clear days.
South Wight
4 miles
2
4

A circular walk to key sites in Ventnor’s development as a Victorian health resort, discussing the climate, the health of the nation, medicine, sanatoria, hospitals and doctors.
South Wight
2.5 miles
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1

A scenic walk taking in the Isle of Wight coastal footpath and the downs. Featuring Devil’s Chimney, Bonchurch Landslip, Steephill Cove and Woody Bay. Good views if weather permits.
South Wight
9 miles
2
5

A slightly challenging circular walk incorporating steep ascents and descents as we cross 6 different Downs with spectacular views spanning the south of the Island.
East Wight, South Wight
9 miles
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4

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.
South Wight
5 miles
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2

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

A stroll past Appuldurcombe House & Park, through some woodland, across fields and valleys to Godshill, where we will indulge in tea & cake before returning by a slightly different route.
South Wight
3.5 miles
2
2

A new linear walk tracing the Wroxall Stream and connecting to the Yar River Trail. Climb the Downs and follow the Stream from near its source. See the Donkey Sanctuary and join the Yar River Trail to walk into Godshill.
South Wight
8.5 miles
2
3

Find out more about the village from research into a new book on Totland. Led by members of the Freshwater & Totland Archive Group.
South Wight
1.5 miles
1
1

Join IOW Long Distance Walkers Association on their annual three day walk round the Island.
East Wight, South Wight, West Wight
22 miles
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4

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 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.
South Wight
6 miles
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4

Island views
17 May
This is a strenuous circular walk from Ventnor, over St Boniface Down with spectacular views over areas of outstanding natural beauty; Sandown Bay followed by Appuldurcombe and Stenbury Downs.
South Wight
9 miles
2
4

A beautiful walk starting from IOW 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.
South Wight, West Wight
6 miles
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4