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Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s Walk the Wight – Flat Walk
12 May 2019

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 main walks. Suitable for wheelchairs and robust children’s buggies.
Please note: to register for this walk go to www.iwhospice.org

Start time: 8:30 am
Length: 8 miles
Duration: 4h
Price: £25
£25 registration fee includes £18 donation to the Hospice. Various fundraising options are available.
https://www.iwhospice.org/page/walk-the-wight.html
Start:
Location: Next to Sandown Bay Academy, PO36 9JH
Finish:
Location: Shide Trees, Shide Rd, Newport, PO30 1HS
Pace of walk*:
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Gentle
This walk will follow a gentle pace.
Walk grade*:
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Easy
Mainly flat walking, on paths with good surfaces.  Few steps or stiles, if any.


Accessibility*:
Suitable for medium sized mobility scooters.
Additional Information:
Free shuttle buses serve the start and finish of Walk the Wight. Walk duration is a guide only. Times vary greatly by individual ability. Walking boots not required, but comfortable walking footwear essential. You must be registered to take part in this event. To register go to www.iwhospice.org or visit any one of the 10 Hospice shops on the Island.



Facilities
Rest stops
Dogs on leads welcome
Suitable for pushchairs
Suitable for mobility scooters
Refreshments available
Toilets along route
Take a packed lunch
Linear walk
Family friendly
Takes in woodland

Contact the walk leader only if you have specific questions about this walk or arrangements on the day of the walk.

Walk Leader Contact: Earl Mountbatten Hospice
Phone number: 01983 217300

Start location for this walk.