Locality: Isle of Wight

www.hiwwt.org.uk/reserves/bouldnor-forest

Visits to the Website114
Size (acreage)95
Starting fromYarmouth
Overview

'Discover exciting wildlife in this fascinating reserve with a prehistoric past ... Wander along the forest tracks between the pine trees to look and listen for unusual birds such as crossbill, goldcrest and raven. You may glimpse the iconic red squirrel leaping from branch to branch. With no introduced grey squirrels on the Island, their smaller cousin thrives here ...'

See also

Bouldnor Cliff [Wikipedia]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record440

iwbeerandbuses.co.uk

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website146
Overview

Held Mid October.

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record404

www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/things-to-do/walking

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website467
Overview

'The Isle of Wight is a walker’s dream, offering over 500 miles of well-maintained footpaths through spectacular scenery and terrain, making it the perfect place for a walking holiday or break ...'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record851

www.isleofwightwalkingfestival.co.uk

Visits to the Website428
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

Held Early May.

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record984

www.ldwa.org.uk/isleofwight

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website157
Overview

'The IOW LDWA Group was re-formed in April 2013 after a seventeen-year lapse ... A wide variety of coastal and inland walks have now been established to attract walkers of all ages. Distances from 10 to 73 miles are covered, and a 24 hour round-the-island walk is programmed each year for the same day (and direction) as the Round the Island Yacht Race.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record459

www.iowramblers.com

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website331
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'Details of the Group's walking programme plus links to a wide range of websites concerned with walkers and walking on the Island.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record633

step-by-step.co.uk

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website466
Overview

'Based in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight, Step by Step Walking Holidays offer a blend of the Island's finest, most exhilarating walks and also provide you with great quality, en-suite accommodation in which to relax afterwards.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record960

www.botanic.co.uk/pages/the_garden_introduction.htm

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website214
Size (acreage)22
Starting fromVentnor
Overview

'Lies in the remarkable microclimate at the heart of the famous Undercliff. This unique garden is protected from the cold northerly winds by chalk downs. Indeed, it holds the warmth from its southerly aspect so well that, combined with the moderating influence of the sea, frost is rarely known. When frost does occur it is usually of short duration and not great severity ...'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record441

www.wightsole.org.uk

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website137
Overview

'Wight Sole is a group of young walkers based on the Isle of Wight. The group is aimed at anyone over the age of 20 but we're not ageist and welcome anyone who's keen on walking in a relaxed atmosphere.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record410

www.wight-walks.co.uk

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website503
Overview

'We are the leading local Walking Holiday and Cycling Holiday activity company dedicated to providing self led walking holidays and cycling holidays on the Isle of Wight.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record893

www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/xsdbimgs/11.Bembridge%20Trail.pdf

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website350
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromNewport
Overview

'A walk from the heart of the Island to its eastern tip, over downland, besides marshes at the mouth of the River Yar, passing historic houses and the tranquil village of Brading.'

See also

Bembridge Trail [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes] | Bembridge Trail [Stephen and Lucy Dawson]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record664

www.chequersinn-iow.co.uk/walks

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website351
Starting fromChequers Inn, Rookley
Overview

'There are miles and miles of footpaths for you to explore. The Isle of Wight is supposed to have more footpaths per square mile than anywhere else in the country. We have three recommended walks starting and finishing at the Chequers. You can download directions and a map ...'

Description from

The Chequers Inn

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record587

gifttonature.org.uk/discover/walks-rides/

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website407
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'Gift to Nature is the flagship conservation project of the Island 2000 Trust. Gift to Nature is passionate about the Isle of Wight’s wildlife, from our famous Red Squirrels to obscure tiny rare bees. Since 2002 we have created and cared for a variety of conservation sites across the Island. Join us, we want to share our lovely sites and all of the Island’s beautiful countryside so we have produced trail maps and lead guided walks to encourage everyone to get out and explore our fantastic Island.'

Description from

Island 2000 Trust

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record796

www.britishwalks.org/Trails/IsleofWightCoastalPath/index.php

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website438
Distance (miles)70
Starting fromCowes
Overview

'Exhilarating walk around the island's coastline. It can easily be done in four or five days of walking, although very fit people may choose to do it in as little as three.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record813

www.iwight.com/Residents/Environment-Planning-and-Waste/Rights-of-Way/Public-Rig...

Visits to the Website292
Overview

'Forum members are appointed by the appointing authority (e.g. Isle of Wight Council) to represent the interests of people who use the right of access to open country and registered common land, and public rights of way, as well as owners/occupiers of land affected. Members can also be appointed to represent other interests relevant to the area such as tourism, sport or nature conservation.'

Description from

Isle of Wight Council

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record478

issuu.com/visitisleofwight/docs/pubwalks/2

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website389
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'This is not a guide for the intrepid. It is aimed at the "leisure walker", that huge army of people who enjoy a walk that gives them a bird's eye view of the local landscape and its landmarks. And, of course, this "leisure walk" is all the better if there's a welcoming pub at the end of it ... ' Note This 2013 publication no longer seems accessible from the Wightlink Site but might be found as an ISSUU document

Description from

Wightlink

See also

Isle of Wight Pub Walks [My Favourite Pub Walks.com]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record824

www.iowramblers.com/page44.htm

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website312
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'Island Ramblers have created a series of walks in some of the most spectacular and interesting locations, all starting and finishing on a Southern Vectis bus route - so there's no need to take the car !'

Description from

Isle of Wight Ramblers

See also

Southern Vectis

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record887

www.redfunnel.co.uk/island-guide/things-to-do/walking

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website558
Overview

'The Isle of Wight is an all season walkers' paradise with over 500 miles of well maintained footpaths winding through fields and forests. Some 64 miles follow the spectacular coastline, nearly half of which is classed as "Heritage Coast" and more than fifty percent is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Island is also home to the UK's largest annual Walking Festival ...'

Description from

Red Funnel

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record694

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/needles-and-tennyson-down/

Category:Isle of Wight
Navigate the Website>>> Points of view: Headon Warren walk | Tennyson Down: a meander with Maud
Visits to the Website366
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromThe Needles Headland and Tennyson Down
Overview

Two 'Great British Walks': Headon Warren is 'a breathtaking walk with splendid views of the mainland, and a Bronze Age burial mound' (4.25 miles); Tennyson Down is 'an invigorating downland walk with a splendid view of the iconic Needles and the chance to visit a 19th-century fort, a Cold War rocket test site and a monument to a Victorian poet laureate' (7 miles).

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record756

www.newportwight.org.uk/projects/town-trail/

Category:Isle of Wight
Navigate the Website>>> Heritage Trail Leaflet [PDF]
Visits to the Website283
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromNewport
Overview

'Historically Newport has always had strong trade links with the mainland using the River Medina and this meant that the town flourished. The layout of the town centre still reflects the original medieval street pattern. It was not a walled town and the edge of the town is defined by the street names (i.e. East Street, South Street, West Street etc).'

Description from

Newport Parish Council

See also

Milne Trail

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record556

rshg.org.uk/education-section/ryde-heritage-audio-trail/

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website86
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromRyde
Overview

'Guided walk around Ryde, starting at Lind Street, going to St Thomas Square, down Union Street to the Pier, along the Esplanade to the far end of the Canoe Lake, then back along the Esplanade and up St Thomas Street ending at St Thomas Church. To walk the whole trail it will take about two hours and we have designed it to be accessible to wheelchair and mobility scooter users. Along the Trail there are seventeen stops where you will be able to listen to the audio files ...'

Description from

Ryde Social Heritage Group

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record302

www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/things-to-do/walking/walking-routes

Category:Isle of Wight
Navigate the Website>>> Stenbury Trail [PDF]
Visits to the Website666
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromShide
Overview

'Following bridleways along the river valley before gently rising up and over Appuldurcombe, Stenbury and Week Downs, affording fine views of both the north and south, then descending to the botanic gardens at Ventnor.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record712

www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/things-to-do/walking/walking-routes

Category:Isle of Wight
Navigate the Website>>> Tennyson Trail [PDF]
Visits to the Website710
Distance (miles)14
Starting fromCarisbrooke
Overview

'A long and challenging walk which climbs up the downs and generally follows the crest through forests past ancient burial sites, the Tennyson Monument and The Needles to Alum Bay. Superb views in many directions.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record778

www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/things-to-do/activities/walking/warrior-trail

Navigate the Website>>> Download the Warrior Trail [PDF]
Visits to the Website182
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromBrook
Overview

'Created in celebration of one of the Isle of Wight’s most prominent First World War stories; that of General Jack Seely and his horse Warrior - a real-life War Horse.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record526

woottonbridgeiow.org.uk/countrysidewalk.php

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website368
Starting fromWootton Bridge
Overview

'A series of five walks designed to help you explore some of our village's history and beautiful surroundings ... The concept behind the creation of the Web Site is, and has always been, the preservation of village history, later this changed to incorporate Island history.'

Description from

Wootton Bridge Historical

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1241

www.wightlink.co.uk/iow/walkingroutes/worsley-trail/

Category:Isle of Wight
Navigate the Website>>> Download & Print Route Map [PDF]
Visits to the Website200
Distance (miles)13
Starting fromBrighstone
Overview

'During the course of this long walk you will pass beside pine forests, over chalk downland, across fields and rivers, between farm buildings and along the course of the former railway line before entering the historic heart of Shanklin.'

Description from

Wightlink

See also

Worsley Trail [Isle of Wight Council]

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record670

www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/yar-river-trail-walking-ro...

Category:Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website561
Distance (miles)19
Starting fromNiton
Overview

'Follow the Yar River Trail from its source near Niton to Bembridge Harbour.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1455

Directory Statistics

There are 4970 listings and 594 categories in our website

Most Popular Listings

A-Z of Localities used in the Directory

  1. Aberdeenshire
  2. Adur & Worthing
  3. Allerdale
  4. Alnwick
  5. Amber Valley
  6. Angus
  7. Antrim Newtownabbey
  8. Argyllshire
  9. Armagh Banbridge Craigavon
  10. Arun
  11. Ashfield
  12. Ashford
  13. Aylesbury Vale
  14. Babergh
  15. Banffshire
  16. Barking & Dagenham
  17. Barnet
  18. Barnsley
  19. Barrow-in-Furness
  20. Basildon
  21. Basingstoke & Deane
  22. Bassetlaw
  23. Bath & North East Somerset
  24. Bedford (Borough)
  25. Belfast
  26. Berwick-Upon-Tweed
  27. Berwickshire
  28. Bexley
  29. Birmingham
  30. Blaby
  31. Blackburn with Darwen
  32. Blackpool
  33. Blaenau Gwent
  34. Blyth Valley & Wansbeck
  35. Bolsover
  36. Bolton
  37. Boston
  38. Bournemouth
  39. Bracknell Forest
  40. Bradford
  41. Braintree
  42. Breckland
  43. Brecknockshire
  44. Brent (Borough)
  45. Brentwood
  46. Bridgend
  47. Brighton & Hove
  48. Bristol
  49. Broadland
  50. Bromley
  51. Bromsgrove
  52. Broxbourne
  53. Broxtowe
  54. Burnley
  55. Bury (Lancashire)
  56. Buteshire
  57. Caernarfonshire
  58. Caerphilly
  59. Caithness
  60. Calderdale
  61. Cambridge (City)
  62. Camden
  63. Cannock Chase
  64. Canterbury
  65. Cardiff
  66. Carlisle
  67. Carmarthenshire
  68. Castle Morpeth
  69. Castle Point
  70. Causeway Coast Glens
  71. Central Bedfordshire
  72. Ceredigion
  73. Charnwood
  74. Chelmsford
  75. Cheltenham
  76. Cherwell
  77. Cheshire East
  78. Cheshire West and Chester
  79. Chesterfield
  80. Chichester
  81. Chiltern
  82. Chorley
  83. Christchurch
  84. City of Aberdeen
  85. City of Dundee
  86. City of Edinburgh
  87. City of Glasgow
  88. City of London
  89. Clackmannanshire
  90. Colchester
  91. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
  92. Conwy
  93. Copeland
  94. Corby
  95. Cotswold
  96. County Durham
  97. Coventry
  98. Craven
  99. Crawley
  100. Croydon
  101. Dacorum
  102. Darlington
  103. Dartford
  104. Daventry
  105. Denbighshire
  106. Derby (City)
  107. Derbyshire Dales
  108. Derry City Strabane
  109. Doncaster
  110. Dover
  111. Dudley
  112. Dumfriesshire
  113. Ealing
  114. East Ayrshire
  115. East Cambridgeshire
  116. East Cornwall
  117. East Devon
  118. East Dorset
  119. East Dunbartonshire
  120. East Hampshire
  121. East Hertfordshire
  122. East Lindsey
  123. East Lothian
  124. East Northamptonshire
  125. East Renfrewshire
  126. East Riding of Yorkshire
  127. East Staffordshire
  128. Eastbourne
  129. Eastleigh
  130. Eden
  131. Elmbridge
  132. Enfield
  133. Epping Forest
  134. Epsom & Ewell
  135. Erewash
  136. Exeter
  137. Falkirk
  138. Fareham
  139. Fenland
  140. Fermanagh Omagh
  141. Fife
  142. Flintshire
  143. Forest Heath
  144. Forest of Dean
  145. Fylde
  146. Gateshead
  147. Gedling
  148. Gloucester (City)
  149. Gosport
  150. Gravesham
  151. Great Yarmouth
  152. Greenwich
  153. Guildford
  154. Hackney
  155. Halton
  156. Hambleton
  157. Hammersmith & Fulham
  158. Harborough
  159. Haringey
  160. Harlow
  161. Harrogate
  162. Harrow
  163. Hart (Hampshire)
  164. Hartlepool
  165. Hastings
  166. Havant
  167. Havering
  168. Hereford (City)
  169. Hertsmere
  170. High Peak
  171. Hillingdon
  172. Hinckley & Bosworth
  173. Horsham
  174. Hounslow
  175. Huntingdonshire
  176. Hyndburn
  177. Inverclyde
  178. Inverness-shire
  179. Ipswich
  180. Isle of Anglesey
  181. Isle of Man
  182. Isle of Wight
  183. Isles of Scilly
  184. Islington
  185. Kennet
  186. Kensington & Chelsea
  187. Kettering
  188. Kincardineshire
  189. King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  190. Kingston upon Hull
  191. Kingston upon Thames
  192. Kinross-shire
  193. Kirkcudbrightshire
  194. Kirklees
  195. Knowsley
  196. Lambeth
  197. Lancaster
  198. Leeds
  199. Leicester (City)
  200. Lewes
  201. Lewisham
  202. Lichfield
  203. Lincoln (City)
  204. Lisburn Castlereagh
  205. Liverpool
  206. Luton
  207. Maidstone
  208. Maldon
  209. Malvern Hills
  210. Manchester
  211. Mansfield
  212. Medway
  213. Melton
  214. Mendip
  215. Merioneth
  216. Merthyr Tydfil
  217. Merton
  218. Mid Devon
  219. Mid East Antrim
  220. Mid Suffolk
  221. Mid Sussex
  222. Mid Ulster
  223. Middlesbrough
  224. Midlothian
  225. Milton Keynes
  226. Mole Valley
  227. Monmouthshire
  228. Montgomeryshire
  229. Moray
  230. Nairnshire
  231. Neath Port Talbot
  232. New Forest
  233. Newark & Sherwood
  234. Newcastle upon Tyne
  235. Newcastle-under-Lyme
  236. Newham
  237. Newport
  238. Newry Mourne Down
  239. North Ayrshire
  240. North Devon
  241. North Dorset
  242. North Down Ards
  243. North East Derbyshire
  244. North East Lincolnshire
  245. North Herefordshire
  246. North Hertfordshire
  247. North Kesteven
  248. North Lanarkshire
  249. North Lincolnshire
  250. North Norfolk
  251. North Shropshire
  252. North Somerset
  253. North Tyneside
  254. North Warwickshire
  255. North West Leicestershire
  256. North Wiltshire
  257. Northampton (Borough)
  258. Norwich
  259. Nottingham
  260. Nuneaton & Bedworth
  261. Oadby & Wigston
  262. Oldham
  263. Orkney Islands
  264. Oxford (City)
  265. Peeblesshire
  266. Pembrokeshire
  267. Pendle
  268. Perthshire
  269. Peterborough
  270. Plymouth
  271. Poole
  272. Portsmouth
  273. Preston
  274. Purbeck
  275. Radnorshire
  276. Reading
  277. Redbridge
  278. Redcar & Cleveland
  279. Redditch
  280. Reigate & Banstead
  281. Rhondda Cynon Taf
  282. Ribble Valley
  283. Richmond upon Thames
  284. Richmondshire
  285. Rochdale
  286. Rochford
  287. Ross-shire & Cromarty
  288. Rossendale
  289. Rother (Sussex)
  290. Rotherham
  291. Roxburghshire
  292. Rugby
  293. Runnymede
  294. Rushcliffe
  295. Rushmoor
  296. Rutland
  297. Ryedale
  298. Salford
  299. Salisbury
  300. Sandwell
  301. Scarborough
  302. Sedgemoor
  303. Sefton
  304. Selby
  305. Selkirkshire
  306. Sevenoaks
  307. Sheffield
  308. Shepway
  309. Shetland Islands
  310. Shrewsbury
  311. Slough
  312. Solihull
  313. South Ayrshire
  314. South Bucks
  315. South Cambridgeshire
  316. South Derbyshire
  317. South Gloucestershire
  318. South Hams
  319. South Herefordshire
  320. South Holland
  321. South Kesteven
  322. South Lakeland
  323. South Lanarkshire
  324. South Norfolk
  325. South Northamptonshire
  326. South Oxfordshire
  327. South Ribble
  328. South Shropshire
  329. South Somerset
  330. South Staffordshire
  331. South Tyneside
  332. Southampton
  333. Southend-on-Sea
  334. Southwark
  335. Spelthorne
  336. St Albans
  337. St Edmundsbury
  338. St Helens
  339. Stafford (Borough)
  340. Staffordshire Moorlands
  341. Stevenage
  342. Stirling
  343. Stockport
  344. Stockton-on-Tees
  345. Stoke-on-Trent
  346. Stratford-on-Avon
  347. Stroud
  348. Suffolk Coastal
  349. Sunderland
  350. Surrey Heath
  351. Sutherland
  352. Sutton
  353. Swale
  354. Swansea
  355. Swindon
  356. Tameside
  357. Tamworth
  358. Tandridge
  359. Taunton Deane
  360. Teignbridge
  361. Telford & Wrekin
  362. Tendring
  363. Test Valley
  364. Tewkesbury
  365. Thanet
  366. The Scottish Borders
  367. The Vale of Glamorgan
  368. Three Rivers
  369. Thurrock
  370. Tonbridge & Malling
  371. Torbay
  372. Torfaen
  373. Torridge
  374. Tower Hamlets
  375. Trafford
  376. Tunbridge Wells
  377. Tynedale
  378. Uttlesford
  379. Vale of White Horse
  380. Wakefield
  381. Walsall
  382. Waltham Forest
  383. Wandsworth
  384. Warrington
  385. Warwick (District)
  386. Watford
  387. Waveney
  388. Waverley
  389. Wealden
  390. Wellingborough
  391. Welwyn Hatfield
  392. West Berkshire
  393. West Cornwall
  394. West Devon
  395. West Dorset
  396. West Dunbartonshire
  397. West Lancashire
  398. West Lindsey
  399. West Lothian
  400. West Oxfordshire
  401. West Somerset
  402. West Wiltshire
  403. Westminster
  404. Weymouth & Portland
  405. Wigan
  406. Wigtownshire
  407. Winchester
  408. Windsor & Maidenhead
  409. Wirral
  410. Woking (Surrey)
  411. Wokingham
  412. Wolverhampton
  413. Worcester
  414. Wrexham
  415. Wychavon
  416. Wycombe
  417. Wyre (Lancashire)
  418. Wyre Forest
  419. York (City)

Back to Top

© Ray Lester

 

Technical Support by Web-Studio