Popular Walks

Spirit to Spirit


This fantastic walk starts at the Old Village car park, then on to St. Blasius Church for a short talk on it's history. Continuing on to Rylstone Gardens then on to Shanklin chine for a free guided tour. Optional refreshments at the tea room or Fisherman's Cottage.


  • Date: 24/10/2016
  • Start Time: 13 pm
  • Start location: Vernon Meadow, car park
  • Duration: 3.00 Hours, 3.00 Miles
  • Cost: Free
  • Walk Leader: Den Clare
  • Booking not necessary
  • Leisurely
  • Easy
  • Mobility 1
  • Toilets
  • Family Friendly
  • Dogs Onlead
  • Stops on walk
  • Circular Walks

Newchurch up, down and all around with Nigel


A lovely circular walk through the parish of Newchurch, with farmland, woods, downs and the Yar. The walk returns to Pedallers Café for tea, coffee, soup and sandwiches.


  • Date: 23/10/2016
  • Start Time: 11 am
  • Start location: Pedallers Cafe
  • Duration: 3.00 Hours, 6.00 Miles
  • Cost: £5 suggested donation to Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
  • Walk Leader: David Hughes
  • Booking Essential
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Wear Sturdy Shoes
  • Family Friendly
  • Dogs Onlead
  • Woodlands
  • Stiles
  • Circular Walks

Big Walkies RSPCA IW Branch


RSPCA IW Branch BIG Walkies brings you a sponsored walk for dogs and dog lovers, a walk you will never forget. There will be more trees, more slobber and loads of four-legged friends to play with - doggies and dog lovers, this is your day! Choose a 3K or 5K walkies and help raise funds for the Godshill Animal Centre. Register Online at: www.rspca.org.uk/signup


  • Date: 23/10/2016
  • Start Time: 10 am
  • Start location: Seaclose Park, Newport
  • Duration: 2.00 Hours, 3.10 Miles
  • Cost: £10 Registration Fee (£5 each additional dog registered). Includes sponsorship pack & doggy bandana
  • Walk Leader: RSPCA IW Branch
  • Booking Essential
  • Gentle
  • Easy
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets
  • Family Friendly
  • Dogs Onlead
  • Woodlands
  • Circular Walks
  • Pushchairs

Walking Festival
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Known as "The Garden Isle", the Isle of Wight is full of beautiful gardens, from Royal gardens and botanical gardens to award-winning parkland and public spaces with quintessential English tea gardens.

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