Do you love real ale, classic buses & walking? We've got the event just for you! The Isle of Wight Classic Buses, Beer & Walks Weekend (13-14 October 2018) is a fantastic pub tour around the Island (with the help from some classic buses) and a few brisk walks added-in for good measure!


The Isle of Wight branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and the IW Bus Museum join forces once again for the 2018 Classic Buses Beer & Walks Weekend on 13-14 October.

Travelling on the buses is completely FREE. However, please support the event by buying a programme. They are only £6 and contain details of the pubs, town maps, the routes and timetables. These programmes also contain a selection of special offers worth over £30 from participating pubs.

Red Funnel's Hi-speed Red Jet day returns start from just £10.00 for adults - fare available on departure.


Getting there is really easy!

Red Funnel's Red Jet service from Southampton to West Cowes operates every 30 minutes from Terminal 2 on Saturdays and every hour on Sundays. The crossing takes just 23-25 minutes. See timetable for details.

On arrival at West Cowes, you can either catch a frequent Southern Vectis service to Newport (service 1) from right outside the terminal OR catch the classic event bus (route A or route H).

20% off vehicle Travel

You can get 20% off travel to Polar at Robin Hill (between 29 Nov - 21 December) using the express booking engine below. Valid for ferry crossings from Southampton to East Cowes. Standard terms and conditions of carriage apply.

Ferry Travel


No. travelling - 1 adult