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Isle of Wight Group

We are the Isle of Wight Ramblers. We arrange walks, monitor paths and help our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

This walk is part of the IOW Ramblers Festival Day. It is part of a day which, among other things has at least three walks, with people meeting up later. 

This walk is part of the IOW Ramblers Festival on Bank Holiday Monday 6th May. It provides an opportunity for a short walk along the Gurnard to Cowes Promenade to reach East Cowes in time to attend the 11.30am Festival Town Hall Meeting. (See detail at www.iowramblers.com). 

In Cowes you will be crossing the Medina on the Floating Bridge fare £1.50 return. Please attend the days Festival events and return to suit yourself.

The walk will be led by Chris J. He will also be making a contribution to the Town Hall meeting.

Monday, 6 May 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
11:15 am
Difficulty:
Easy
Distance:
3.9km / 2.4mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

New walkers welcome. If you are new to the Ramblers you can just turn up for any of our walks, unless we specify otherwise.  We invite you to come along for three walks as a non-member.

Additional Notes
Depending on the weather, consider suitable, clothing, footwear, walking poles, sun cream, drinks, and food. Watch out for ticks and remove ASAP. If you are unsure about your ability to undertake this walk, please contact the walks leader. If you need to leave the walking group, please ensure you inform the leader or back marker.

Please note that there may be short sections of road walking, so please walk in a single file and take good care.

Wise to look at the website on the day just in case of any changes or additional info. And in the event of extreme weather please check back for cancellation notices.   

Starting point

Grid reference:
SZ 47804 95949
Nearest postcode:
PO31 8LE
what3words:
rejoins.legs.fools
Start time:
10:00 am

Gurnard Bay sea front, beach huts next to children's playground.

Finishing point

Grid reference:
SZ 50353 95523
Nearest postcode:
PO32 6RX
what3words:
cones.cafe.relieves
Estimated finish time:
11:15 am

Town Hall Meeting, East Cowes at 11.15 am

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking