The Whippingham Trail - 11th May 2017
Isle Of Wight
Tel: 01983 280310
Donation to East Cowes Heritage welcome.
Walk description: A circular walk along lanes, countryside and beside the river Medina, exploring some of Whippingham's historical past.
Name of walk leader: Sarah Burdett
Walk leader's telephone number: 01983 280310 (East Cowes Heritage)
Date of walk: Thursday 11th May 2017
Start time: 10:30am
Start location: Whippingham Church Hall, PO32 6HR
Grid reference: SZ511936
Bus route number: 4 or 5
Nearest bus stop (name): Whippingham Forge
Distance: 4 miles
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Booking essential: Booking advised
Donation: Donation to East Cowes Heritage
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: Yes
* Dogs on leads welcome: Yes
* Suitable for pushchairs: No
* Refreshments available along route: Yes -(at the end).
* Toilets along route: Yes (at the start and end)
* Take packed lunch: No
* Sturdy boots recommended: Yes
* Family friendly: Yes
* Takes in coastal scenery: Yes (river)
* Takes in local woodlands: No
* Beach / rockpool exploration: No
* Number of stiles: 5
* Number of steps: 6
Can be boggy and muddy.
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