Isle of Wight Ramblers celebrate the upgrade of footpaths at Brading Marshes

Brading Marshes

This new sustainable route will connect communities and allow them to appreciate the spectacular wildlife in the lagoons.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 8:20am

By David Howarth with 2 readers' comments

Are you taking part in the Walk About Festival?

walking boots

There are ten Isle of Wight walks are available between 3-11 September as part of the national Walk About Festival. OnTheWight has more detail.

Tuesday, 30th August, 2016 10:32am

By David Howarth

Ancient woodlands turned into ‘shanty town’ say IW Ramblers (video)

Woodhouse Copse - Video - Jun 2016

The IW CPRE say what has taken place in this ancient woodland is a form of rural vandalism and IW Ramblers say the site now resembles a shanty town and tip.

Thursday, 9th June, 2016 4:06pm

By David Howarth with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Ramblers commemorate Walking Festival with special gate

iw ramblers gate

A special gate, replacing a footpath stile, been has installed by Isle of Wight Ramblers to commemorate the 2015 Walking Festival.

Tuesday, 15th March, 2016 10:05am

By David Howarth with one comment

Planning to complete Isle of Wight coastal path to begin in 2017

coastal path ramblers

The Government's intention for funding to complete the England Coast Path by 2020 was made clear last week. Isle of Wight Ramblers say planning to complete the Island's coastal path will start in 2017.

Wednesday, 2nd December, 2015 9:41am

By David Howarth with 2 readers' comments

Help needed to complete Isle of Wight Pathwatch survey

big pathwatch

Get out during half term with family and help complete the Big Pathwatch Survey whilst exploring the Isle of Wight's footpaths.

Tuesday, 20th October, 2015 2:59pm

By David Howarth

Opening of Totland seawall celebrated by Ramblers’ President

totland seawall path

The President of the Ramblers will be joining the celebratory walk on the new Totland seawall path on Sunday afternoon. All are welcome to join in the celebrations.

Tuesday, 8th September, 2015 8:52am

By David Howarth

The Big Pathwatch: Find out how you can help with national footpath survey

The Big Pathwatch

This new app sounds like a great way to help The Ramblers build a national picture of the state of the path network in England and Wales.

Wednesday, 15th July, 2015 1:32pm

By David Howarth with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight rambler walks away with national volunteer award

David Howarth and Kate Ashbrook

Congratulations to David Howarth who has raised more than £70,000 in his six years as chair of the Isle of Wight branch of Ramblers.

Wednesday, 10th June, 2015 2:30pm

By David Howarth with one comment

New consultation on including the Island in the Coastal Access Scheme

Coastal path:

Have you say on the Isle of Wight being included in the Coastal Access Scheme. Isle of Wight Ramblers are very keen for Islanders to have their say in the consultation.

Wednesday, 11th December, 2013 12:13pm

By David Howarth with 2 readers' comments

Letter: Long-term cost of losing local blood donor staff

Giving blood

The 13 local staff who have collected blood donations for around 19 years have been made redundant and will be replaced by staff travelling from the mainland to three large centres for monthly sessions.

Monday, 30th September, 2013 12:01pm

By David Howarth with 7 readers' comments

MP joins Isle of Wight Ramblers to explore local footpaths

Ramblers with Andrew Turner

On the walk, issues discussed included progress on coastal access, importance of volunteers in the big society, health benefits of walking, financial benefits of walking and sustainable transport.

Friday, 20th September, 2013 11:25am

By David Howarth with one comment