Walking Festival Access to
Please note that parking is limited
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.
POST CODE DIRECTIONS - PO30 3BP
Grid Reference SZ 511 857
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.
NTZ Google map link:
For accommodation details
contact Isle of Wight Tourism
www.islandbreaks.co.uk or phone them on
crossings run approximately every half an hour from Portsmouth, Lymington or
Southampton and take between 15 to 55 minutes depending on route taken.
www.redfunnel.co.uk, 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
island is a beautiful place, why not make your stay a little longer and
explore the island!