Walking Holidays

Save the Date! 1 – 4 May 2020

Following on from our popular season of walks across Sussex and the resounding success of our first two walking holidays on the South Downs Way in 2018 and the Dorset Coast in 2019… we’re going to the Isle of Wight in 2020!

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Itinerary: Please note that timings are flexible and relaxed just as a holiday should be 🙂

Day 1: Friday 1 May

  • 0900 Meet at Old Steine (Bus Stop S); Bus to Portsmouth
  • 1200 Ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne; lunch on the ferry
  • 1300 Walk from Ryde to Bembridge (8 miles)
  • 1700 Celebratory drink at the Crab & Lobster
  • 1745 Bus to Kingston Manor
  • 1900 Head to the pub for dinner

Day 2: Saturday 2 May

  • 0900 Bus to Bembridge
  • Walk from Bembridge to Niton (14 miles) 
  • Enjoy some refreshment at the Buddle Inn, then home 

Day 3: Sunday 3 May

  • 0900 Bus to Niton
  • Walk from Niton to Freshwater Bay (13 miles)
  • Lovely beach at Freshwater Bay for swimming or relax on the terrace of the Albion Tavern and gaze out over the horizon

Day 4: Monday 4 May

  • 1000 Bus to Freshwater Bay
  • Walk from Freshwater Bay to Yarmouth (9 miles)
  • Late lunch in Yarmouth, and a celebratory drink
  • Bus from Yarmouth to the Ferry; then home to Brighton. 

What’s included:

  • Three nights accommodation in a beautiful country house
  • All transport including transfers and ferries
  • Packed lunches whilst on the walk (meat, veggie or vegan)
  • Options for doing partial sections of the route, with minibus transfers available at various times of day. The minibus will meet us at key points along the route and walkers can top up their water bottles, indulge in an extra sandwich or get a lift to the next waypoint or back to the accommodation. Alternatively if you want a lie in, you can get a lift later in the morning to meet the rest of the group at lunch time and do the afternoon section. 
  • Some of the most beautiful scenery in England and the best walking buddies you could ever wish for 🙂

Prices:

  • Single, sharing (twin room with same sex share): £370
  • Single, not sharing (double room, single occupancy): £450
  • Double (2 people): £740
  • Twin (2 people): £740

50% of the full cost must be paid to secure the booking, the remainder will need to be paid 4 weeks before the event.  We will send you a reminder 🙂

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