Donation welcome - please contact walk leader for more information.
Walk description: A guided walk around half of the Robert Hooke Trail with an introduction to the life and career of the important scientist who was born in Freshwater in 1635.
Name of walk leader: Charles Davidson and Arnold Taylor
Walk leader's telephone number: 01983 756788 / 07890 961423
Date of walk: Friday 5th May 2017 and Friday 12th May 2017
Start time: 11:00am
Start location: All Saint's Church, Freshwater, PO40 9BS
Grid reference: SZ346873
Bus route number: 7
Nearest bus stop (name): Hooke Hill
Distance: 2.7 miles
Duration: 3 hours
Booking essential: Booking not essential
Donation: Yes - please contact walk leader for more information.
Expected pace of walk: Moderate
Walk grade: Moderate (Varying landscape with more challenging slopes. Stiles and steps to be expected en route, suitable for keen walkers and anyone who is reasonably active. Distance up to 8 miles).
Suitability for walkers with disabilities: Not suitable
* Circular walk: Yes
* Linear walk: No
* Rest stops: No
* Dogs on leads welcome: Yes
* Suitable for pushchairs: No
* Refreshments available along route: No
* Toilets along route: Yes
* 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: approximately 6
Periodic stops to impart historical information.
Map & Directions
|Open (5 May 2017)|
|Open (12 May 2017)|
* Start time: 11:00am