Event Times and Travel
On Sunday 13 May 2018, there are free shuttle bus services to and from every walk from Isle of Wight College (Park and Ride), Ryde, West Wight, Sandown and East Cowes. Details can be found in your walker pack.
A full bus timetable will be published in advance of the event.
Please make sure you plan your walk to start and finish within the event open and closing times.
|Walk start/finish||Opens||Closes||Exact location|
|Bembridge start -
1st half and full walk
|6am||8am - NEW time for 2018||Sandown Road, opposite Brittan Norman|
|Carisbrooke start -
2nd half walk
|Carisbrooke finish -
1st half walk
|12:30pm - NEW time for 2018||Whitcombe Road, opposite Carisbrooke Business Park|
|Alum Bay finish - 2nd half, full walk & Schools Walk||6pm (second half, full walk and Schools' walk)||The Needles Landmark Attraction|
|Flat Walk start||8:30am||10:30am||The Fairway, Sandown, near Sandown Bay Academy|
|Flat Walk finish||4pm||Shide Trees, Shide|
|Schools' Walk||9am (main procession 10am)||12noon||This walk finishes at Alum Bay|
If you are planning to drive to the walk we strongly recommend using the free Park and Ride service from IW College to the start points (Bembridge, Carisbrooke, Sandown).
Please refer to the event information in your walker pack for full details of locations and timings.
Southern Vectis are generously offering our walkers free travel, all day, on any Southern Vectis route and service. Simply show your walker number when you board.
This offer has been extended to the parents/guardians of Schools' Walk the Wight participants travelling to and from the Schools' Walk. Please note that accompanying siblings will be charged the normal fare.
Visit Southern Vectis website for full timetable information
Travel via Southsea to Ryde and back again with Hovertravel and you’ll receive 50% off your journey with your walker number.
We’ve teamed up with Hovertravel to offer return foot passenger travel for just £7.50 when pre-booked with a Walk the Wight Pay £25 pack. We will confirm when this pack will be available shortly.
Go to www.hovertravel.co.uk/timetable/ for full timetable information
|The Needles Landmark Attraction is offering all walkers from the Island a free parking permit for its car park. This permit is valid for a year, so you can use it on the day of the walk.
To apply, simply take your walker number and proof of residency (i.e. driving licence or utility bill) to The Needles Landmark main office, situated next to Alum Bay Glass. Terms and Conditions apply - contact The Needles Landmark Attraction for more details. PLEASE NOTE: without a valid parking permit usual car parking charges will be in place.