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Where are we? Birchmore Lane, Blackwater, Isle of Wight PO30 3BP

Please note that parking is limited

DIRECTIONS IN WORDS - From Newport, turn right past Mole towards Rookley, turn 1st left into small lane - thatch cottage on the corner - then turn 1st left. From Sandown, head towards us via Arreton and Blackwater. Look for road signs and turn left towards Rookley, turn 1st left into small lane - thatch cottage on the corner - then turn 1st left. From Godshill, drive through Rookley, at the bottom of the hill just as you enter Blackwater turn right into small lane, slightly hidden - thatch cottage on corner- then turn 1st left.


Grid Reference SZ 511 857

Be "Transport-GREENIES"

 Park and ride. Take a bus. The No 3 bus stops near the top of Birchmore lane and public footpath to the cycle track. The No. 3 travels from Newport to Ryde  via Rookley, Godshill, Whiteley Bank, Wroxall, Ventnor, Shanklin, Lake, Sandown, Brading and Tesco

or take the Number 2 bus and alight at Mole. Walk back towards Blackwater past the Tin Church and along the cycle track. The No.2 travels from Newport to Ryde via Merstone, Godshill, Whiteley Bank, Shanklin, Lake, Sandown and Brading

WALK OR CYCLE we are on the main cycle track from Newport to Sandown.


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For accommodation details contact Isle of Wight Tourism or phone them on

01983 813813

Ferry crossings run approximately every half an hour from Portsmouth, Lymington or Southampton and take between 15 to 55 minutes depending on route taken. Details on or, as you may have to book if you are bringing your car. Foot passenger fares are approximately 14.00 for a day return.  The workshops are approximately 20 minutes drive away from the ferry terminals at East Cowes (from Southampton) or Fishbourne (from Portsmouth).  Car parking facilities are available at Portsmouth, Lymington and Southampton ferry terminals.  Portsmouth passenger ferry terminal is situated inside Portsmouth Harbour train station, and Southampton ferry terminal provides a free bus to and from its main train station. 

For the most cost effective car ferry do not travel at peak times, normally Saturday and mornings. Cheapest times are early morning or evening.

Buses run from all ferry terminals to main Island towns. Best route is bus to Newport then bus from Newport to Godshill, alight at Blackwater Mill then walk down the lane or cycle track to Naturezones

The island is a beautiful place, why not make your stay a little longer and explore the island!


save the bees - save the world !!


Quote by Alanis Obomsawin - When the last tree Is cut down, the last fish eaten, and the last stream poisoned, you will realize that you can not eat money