One of the UK’s longest-running walking festivals returns to the Isle of Wight in 2019 between 4 May and 19 May.

The Isle of Wight Walking Festival is your opportunity to experience some of the Island’s stunning – and often hidden – scenery, from the gorgeous cliff faces of the west coast to the rolling green hills of the east.

20% off your ferry travel

Save 20% on foot, car and motorcycle ferry fares to the Island for the Isle of Wight Walking Festival, between 3 May and 20 May.

Simply book using the button below to receive your discount.

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There are over 100 unique walking routes you can follow over the two week programme, ranging from light walks across flat plains to more challenging hikes across hilly but spectacular terrain. Some will introduce you to wildlife, others will tell their own stories of the Isle of Wight’s fascinating past.

A walker’s paradise, half the Island is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with over 60 miles of unblemished coastline to take in and more than 500 miles of signposted, well-kept footpaths to tread.

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All walks will be led by dedicated volunteers with extensive walking experience and brimming with local knowledge.

If you’re looking for somewhere to stay during your visit, there are a wealth of picturesque hotels and charming cottages available across the Island – head over to our Stay section to find out more and book.

So what are you waiting for? Dust off your boots, hop on a Wightlink ferry and set off on your very own walking tour across the beautiful Isle of Wight countryside.

Isle of Wight Challenge

Up for a challenge during the Isle of Wight Walking Festival?

Get rewarded with breathtaking scenery, vast white cliffs, and sandy beaches when you take on the Isle of Wight Challenge 2019, breathing the country and sea air as you walk, jog, or run 25km, 50km, or 100km routes.

Join 2,000 adventurers for the unforgettable trek, with all routes starting in Chale on the south coast of the island, so you can witness the stunning seaward views by daylight no matter which distance you pursue.

If you walk, the full-island challenge will take between 20 and 33 hours, or 10–16 hours and 4—6 hours respectively for the half- and quarter-island routes. And, of course, there’ll be full support and hospitality along the way!

See the routes, find out more info, and sign up for the adventure on the official Isle of Wight Challenge website.

1. This is a time limited promotional offer which can only be booked online and is non-refundable.
2. Offer is valid on foot, car and motorcycle products.
3. Fares are valid for bookings made until 20 May 2019 or until limit has been reached.
4. Travel must be taken between 3 May 2019 and 20 May 2019.
5. Bookings are only valid from the Mainland to the Island (Isle of Wight).
6. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the offers at any time.
7. Tesco Clubcard Boost tokens will not be accepted as part or full payment of tickets.
8. Wightlink General Conditions for provision of Ferry Services apply and can be found www.wightlink.co.uk/terms.

Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2019 admission charges

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