Programme

These are the walks and events we have planned for the near future. We are always looking to extend the program, so volunteer leaders are always very welcome.

To lead, or suggest, a walk contact the Walks Secretary using the form at the bottom of this page.

Date Walk Grid Ref Leader Telephone
Sun 26th November @ 10:30 Wroxall Horseshoe. Meet at Wroxall car park at 10:30 for a 10 mile walk around the countryside. Horse optional. Lunch essential. GR 551798 Tracey 867603
Sun 10th December Mystery Tour. Meet at Lake Green @ 10:30. Plenty of parking on surrounding roads. Lake, Alverstone, Brading Downs (very steep bit), Culver, beach back to Lake. GR 587839 Kerrie -
Sun 24 December @ 10:30 No shopping allowed. Ventnor seafront. 6 miles, bring mince pies. GR 563773 Martin 867603
Sun 31st December @ 10:30 Happy New Year. Meet at Brading CP @ 10.30 5 miles. A short leg stretch with some ups and downs to warm up for the new year. Apple stop. GR 606874 Alison 07792913044
Sun 7th January 2018 @ 10:30 Make or Break those resolutions! Meet at Quay Arts, Newport - Come and celebrate the New Year with us - a lovely walk followed by lunch or cake (or both!) at the Quay Arts. 5/6 miles allow 2.5hrs. GR 501893 Tracey 867603
Sun 21st January @ 10:30 January Jaunt. Meet in Shorwell @ Crown Inn. Shorwell Down - Dukem - Brightstone Forest edge, Bowcombe and back, several hills. 12 miles, allow 5.5hrs. Bring packed lunch. GR 456829 Gary 867098
Sun 4th February @ 10:30 Stick to the high ground. Meet Carisbrooke Priory car park for a walk up the Shepherds trail to Dukem Down, before skipping lightly over the valley to Bowcombe Down and down through the town to the Castle. 7 miles, allow 3.5hrs. Bring a snack! GR 489876 Dave, Suzanne & Lucy 297304
Sun 18th February @ 10:30 Meet at Whale Chine car park - Whale, Pyle and Kingston. Back via fields and marsh. 8 miles, allow 4 hrs. Bring packed lunch. GR 470785 Martin 867603
Sun 4th March @ 10:30 Afton Down CP. A climb up Tennyson to the needles and Alum bay back along via Totland and freshwater. 7 miles, allow 3.5hrs. Bring a snack! GR 351856 Alison 07792913044
Sun 18th March @ 10:30 Middlemarch A march around the middle of the Island in the middle of March. Meet at Parkhurst Forest main car park. Walk south to the centre of the Island and back via Blacksmiths Arms for a drink. 12 miles GR 480900 Steve Luckett 07530 044278/753286
Sun 1st April @ 10:30 Go the eggstra mile. Meet St Olave's church Gatcombe. Woods, hills, streams and a Castle. 10 miles, allow 4.5hrs. Bring packed lunch. GR 492851 Alison 07792913044
Sun 15th April @ 10:30 The Up, Over and Around Walk. Meet at St. Blasius Church in Shanklin Old Village, heading up and over St. Martin's Down, around to St. Boniface Down, down into Ventnor and back along the coast, through Bonchurch and Luccombe, back to Shanklin. 8 miles, allow 4 hours. Bring packed lunch. GR 579806 Toby 07419218146
Sun 29th April @ 10:30 Meet at Fort Victoria. Mystery walk 13 miles GR 339897 Steve Luckett 07530 044278/753286
Sun 13th May @ 10:30 Walk the Wight - register at IW Hospice, Team - Wight Sole. - - -