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Isle of Wight Walking Festival

May 2016, dates to be confirmed. At various locations on the Isle of Wight

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With more than half of the Island recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and 500 miles of well-maintained footpaths , it's no wonder the Isle of Wight is home to the UK's largest walking festival. There are over 300 walks, many of which are themed including heritage trails, fossil hunting and even a speed dating walk.

Whether it's walking with Alpacas, encountering a zombie on a ghost walk, hiking round the Isle of Wight coastline or taking a leisurely stroll through beautiful gardens - there's a perfect walk for you, whatever your age, interest or ability.

Family Discovery Walks: Short walks with plenty of exciting things to see and do, in town, country or on the beach. Walk in the footsteps of prehistoric dinosaurs or learn about the secret life of rock pools. For children, join in the Pram and Toddler walks – a great way to enjoy a stroll with the family. Alternatively join in one of our fascinating Story walks where children can walk along the shore at low tide searching for sea glass, driftwood and limpet shells – which will be woven into further tales.

Ghost Walks: We won’t let you rest when darkness falls! Keep close behind our guides as they regale you with tales of mystery and suspense!

Food Walks: The guilt free way to have your cake and eat it! Honey for Tea and Chale Tea Party walks will burn off enough energy to enjoy guilt free indulgence of tea and cakes.

Garden Walks: The Garden Isle offers an abundance of breathtaking flora and fauna. Take in the stunning scenery and historical gardens on one of the many garden walks – Changing the Beds at Osborne, Bedding and Bluebells.

The festival culminates in"Walk the Wight" a challenging 26.5 mile walk around the Island in aid of The Earl Mountbatten Hospice. Shorter walks and a flat walk are also available.

*Offer Terms and Conditions

Applies: Car, minibus or motorhome up to 5.5m in length/2.7m in height or a small van up to 5.5m in length/2.0m in height and up to 7 passengers (additional passenger rates available). Also valid for a motorcycle. When: For any duration between 2-17 May 2015 (travel must be completed by this date). Telephone bookings incur a £5 administration fee. Conditions: Offer is subject to availability, applies to new bookings only and is not valid with other offers or promotions. Red Funnel reserves the right to withdraw this offer without prior notice. Standard conditions of carriage apply.

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