70-mile walk around the Isle of Wight in 21 hours raises £2,000 for St Catherine’s School

Handover of st catherines wheel in whitwell by those taking part in 21 hour walk around the Island

Conditions really could not have been more perfect for the 21 hours of walking around the Isle of Wight this weekend in aid of St Catherine's school in Ventnor. Well done to all who took part

Sunday, 11th October, 2020 2:11pm

By Michaela White

This year’s Virtual Walk the Wight Your Way raised over £200,000 for Mountbatten

Montage of Walk the Wight your Way participants

Well done to everyone who took part in this year's alternative Walk the Wight, you helped raised over £200,000 for Mountbatten

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 3:09pm

By Matt White

‘Let’s raise as much money as we can for people who really need it’ says Harry

Harry Redknapp

Harry Redknapp says “Walk for Hope is normally the biggest fundraiser so it would be fantastic to see as many people as possible out walking in their local areas. Let’s raise as much money as we can for people who really need it”

Thursday, 23rd July, 2020 10:20am

By Lorraine White with one comment

Walk the Wight your way! Unique virtual fundraiser for Mountbatten

woman walking past yellow background

Walk the Wight is one of the biggest fundraisers for Mountbatten, so simply cancelling it is not an option. Read on for details of the unique approach to the coronavirus restrictions

Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 8:07am

By Emma Topping

Isle Walk 2017: Isle of Wight Walking Festival

islewalk17 along the coast

The popular Isle of Wight Walking Festival returns to the Island in 2017 as IsleWalk17 - rescued by Visit Isle of Wight with the help of the ferry companies, there will be walks of all sorts to enjoy over two weeks.

Friday, 17th March, 2017 8:44am

By Sue Emmerson

Beaches, Bars and Blisters: Walkers complete three-day walk around the Island

Round the Island Walk October 2015

Congratulations to all those who took part in the annual Beaches, Bars and Blisters around the Island walk over the weekend.

Monday, 26th October, 2015 3:37pm

By Nat Nelson

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

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

Nick and Gennive to walk 50km for children’s cancer charity

Dirty Walking Boots

Best of luck to Gennive and Nick on this coming Sunday as they attempt the 50km Thames Path challenge.

Monday, 9th September, 2013 8:44am

By Sally Perry

Country Land and Business Association welcomes Government decision on Coastal Access Scheme

Coastal Path sign

Referring to the Coastal Access Scheme, the regional director of the CLA says, "there is better use of public money than spending it replicating something we already have."

Thursday, 25th July, 2013 1:37pm

By Pippa Turner with 14 readers' comments

Why is the Isle of Wight the only English coastal county being excluded from Coastal Access Scheme?

The Island will stand alone among the 22 coastal counties of English, excluding us all from the tremendous financial uplift that the Coastal Access Scheme is predicted to bring. Why?

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2013 7:15pm

By Simon Perry with 51 readers' comments

New walking leaflet from Isle of Wight ramblers encourages bus use

From the Leaflet

The new Isle of Wight ramblers leaflet will encourage walkers to leave their cars at home and use buses instead.

Thursday, 18th July, 2013 9:04am

By David Howarth with 3 readers' comments