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Fundraisers set to hike across the Isle of Wight

Fri 8 Apr 2011

Fundraisers set to hike across the Isle of Wight

People looking forward to Isle of Wight holidays this summer may want to fasten their hiking boots and follow in the footsteps of two fundraisers.

Craig Bedwell and Philip Bertenshaw, both Highbridge factory workers, are to trek 77 miles around the island - and said they cannot wait for the challenge to begin, This is the West Country reports.

The duo are aiming to complete the walk in three days and are raising money for military charity Help for Heroes in the process.

Mr Bertenshaw said: "We chose the Isle of Wight because we wanted to go somewhere that wouldn't cost us the earth to get to and there is beautiful scenery."

The pair revealed that they have already generated £1,000 in sponsorship money, but are hoping the total will exceed £5,000.

A recent list compiled by the National Trust showed the Isle of Wight's Tennyson Down is among the top destinations to enjoy a picnic in the UK.

Posted by Jon Noble
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