Mill Copse Management Walk - 4th May 2017
Isle Of Wight
Tel: 07976 009273
Donation to Wight Nature Fund
Walk description: A walk to look at the management of the copse and surroundings.
Name of walk leader: Bob Edney
Walk leader's telephone number: 07976 009273 / 01983 821000 ext 8754
Date of walk: Thursday 4th May 2017
Start time: 10:00am
Start location: River Road car park, PO41 0RA
Grid reference: SZ354895
Bus route number: 7 or 7a
Nearest bus stop (name): please contact walk leader for more information.
Distance: 2.5 miles
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes.
Booking essential: Booking not essential
Donation: Donation to Wight Nature Fund
Expected pace of walk: Gentle
Walk grade: Easy (Mainly flat walking, on paths with good surfaces. No stiles, none or few steps. Distance up to 3 miles).
Suitability for walkers with disabilities: Mobility 1 (Suitable for a person with sufficient mobility to climb a flight of steps but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance).
* Circular walk: Yes
* Linear walk: No
* Rest stops: Yes
* Dogs on leads welcome: Yes
* Suitable for pushchairs: Yes
* Refreshments available along route: Nearby
* Toilets along route: Nearby
* Take packed lunch: No
* Sturdy boots recommended: Yes
* Family friendly: Yes
* Takes in coastal scenery: Yes
* Takes in local woodlands: Yes
* Beach / rockpool exploration: No
* Number of stiles: 0
* Number of steps: 0
This is one of Wight Nature Fund's walks to explain about their islandwide management of important conservation sites. Mill Copse has been managed since 1992.
Matt and Cat say...
"In the old Yarmouth railway station, Off The Rails is the perfect terminus for walkers and their dogs.
After enjoying Mill Copse carry on walking along the old railway line going north - you're just a few steps from Off The Rails, a hugely popular venue that is the perfect place for walkers, cyclists and especially dogs - it even has a doggy menu! Further on in the town is the impressive George Hotel - a classy place for a posh dinner outside on the terrace. Or enjoy pub grub from the Wheatsheaf or King's Head - both decent places for family food. Coffee house PO41 also features some great cakes, and for a quick bite with an epic sea view try to get a window seat at Gossip's Cafe. Going south, the old railway track takes you almost to Freshwater Bay, where nearby the Piano Cafe, Dimbola and Dandelion Cafe are all worth a visit on your meanderings."
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