Isle of Wight Guided Walking Holiday

Explore the Isle of Wight on foot

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Activity types:

  • Coastal
  • Free WiFi
  • Meadows & hills

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Choosing the level of your walks

Our easy grading system shows whether a region offer gentle strolls or more challenging routes to help you choose the right holiday for you. Difficulty is measured on many factors such as distance, ascent/descent, terrain, weather and more. There's no magic formula, but from our experience we grade our walks 1 to 5 (where 1 is easy and 5 hard). Our challenger holidays require a high level of fitness and stamina.

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From £174.50 - 3 to 7 nights

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Holiday overview

Being in the open air, a hearty meal and good entertainment just keeps you going.

Sabi Phagura: Fit Lass lifestyle blogger

The Isle of Wight is a world away from the bustle of the mainland. On our Guided Walking holidays you'll discover the island’s glorious 85-mile coastline of unspoilt sandy beaches and dramatic white cliffs, as well as panoramic walks over the flower-rich chalk downland.

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Accommodation

HF Holidays' Freshwater Bay House in Isle of Wight

Freshwater Bay House boasts a beautiful cliff-top location overlooking the bay. Enjoy dramatic chalk cliffs, sandy beaches, picture-postcard villages and more from this wonderful island gem.

Freshwater Bay House has 48 bedrooms located in the main building and a cottage in the grounds. Many of the rooms have sea views, whilst others overlook the gardens and downs.

Rooms

'Good' Rooms 

These rooms are all ensuite and furnished to a good standard. They include:

  • Check in from 2:30pm
  • Tea and coffee-making facilities
  • 23 inch TV
  • Toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Free WiFi

'Better' Rooms 

These rooms are slightly larger and/or have a better view. They include:

  • Early check in from 1pm
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Fluffy bathrobe & slippers
  • 32 inch TV
  • More luxurious mattress
  • Enhanced toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Smalls drying rack
  • Free WiFi

Only an extra £15 per person per night

'Best' Rooms 

These rooms truly are the best in the house for extra luxury during your stay. They include:

  • Recently refurbished to an exceptional standard
  • Large rooms
  • Stunning views of the surrounding area
  • Early check in from 1pm
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Fluffy bathrobe & slippers
  • 32 inch TV
  • More luxurious mattress
  • Enhanced toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Smalls drying rack
  • Free WiFi

Only an extra £20 per person per night

Choose Your Room: Our new “Choose Your Room” service is available at our UK country houses, providing the option to choose and confirm a specific room for an extra £30 per room. Supplements to upgrade to 'Better' or 'Best' rooms still apply. The choice of room number must be of the same room type as originally booked and is subject to availability.

At the house

  • Welcoming bar with local beer
  • Excellent boot and drying rooms
  • Three lounges with view across the bay
  • Dining room
  • Bar
  • Multi-purpose activity room with a Nintendo Wii
  • Free WiFi is available in some public rooms
  • Range of broad games and books
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
    (Open Easter to September)
  • Extensive gardens
  • Putting green and croquet lawn
  • Table football
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Outdoor playground for children
  • Outdoor games
  • Mini-golf

Dining

An example of Freshwater Bay evening mealAll holidays at our Country Houses are full board accommodation including evening meal on arrival to breakfast on the day of your departure. All of our Country Houses have a well-stocked bar serving local beers, wine and spirits.

Start your day with our extensive breakfast.
 Take your fill from our famous self-service picnic lunches
A relaxed social dinner is a highlight of any stay at our Country Houses

Your evenings

Make the most of your evening or join us at the barJust relax and take it easy, or if you'd like to continue to chat with our guides and fellow guests then why not grab a drink or take part in one of our option evening activities.

All of our bars are stocked with locally sourced drinks so you can really soak up your surroundings.

Accessibility

More details on Freshwater Bay accessibility

Additional information

  • The fire procedure is displayed in each room and explained to guests on arrival. Guests requiring assistance with an evacuation are identified at this point and alternative door hangers are issued to help the team members identify them
  • Assistance dogs accompanying visually or hearing impaired guests are welcome dogs must be kept on a lead or harness at all times
  • Information can be provided in large print
  • All team members have received disability awareness training
  • Special diets can be catered for and specialist food can be arranged with prior notice
  • Hired equipment can be arranged for your stay with prior notice
  • Fridges can be supplied for medication with prior notice.

Itinerary

Discover the Isle of Wight on Foot

Explore the very best of the Isle of Wight on our guided walks. Experience classic views of the Needles and Tennyson Down, as well as discovering hidden gems, such as the Red Squirrels of Borthwood Copse. Join our friendly and knowledgeable guides who will bring this beautiful landscape to life.

  • Our experienced guides offer the choice of up to three different walks each day
  • Choose the option which best suits your interests and fitness
  • We provide flexible holidays. Join our guided walks, explore independently, or relax at Freshwater Bay House

HF Holidays walks level 1 easier

Easier walks 

Bembridge windmill

HF Holidays walks grade 2 easy

Medium walks

Headon Warren

HF Holidays walks grade 2 easy

Harder walks

Compton Down

Select the date of your holiday to see which walks are running during your stay.

Godshill and Appuldurcombe House

Available on: 17 Sep 2018, 24 Sep 2018, 8 Oct 2018, 29 Apr 2019, 13 May 2019, 10 Jun 2019, 24 Jun 2019, 8 Jul 2019, 22 Jul 2019, 9 Sep 2019, 29 Sep 2019, 20 Oct 2019

Option 1: Godshill & Appuldurcombe

Thatched cottages and church in Godshill village

Distance: 5 miles (8km)

Total ascent: 800 feet (240m)

The walk in a nutshell: A delightful circuit from the village of Godshill takes us to the Worsley Monument and the ruined shell of Appuldurcombe House.

Don’t miss: There's plenty of time to explore Godshill and admire its quintessential thatched cottages and historic church.

Option 2: Over the Downs

The ruined shell of Appuldurcombe House

Distance: 8½ miles (13½km)

Total ascent: 1,300 feet (400m)

The walk in a nutshell: Walk from the charming village of Godshill onto the Stenbury and St Boniface Downs.

Don’t miss: The grand ruins of Appuldurcombe House and its surrounding parkland laid out by ‘Capability’ Brown.

Option 3: Eight Downs Horseshoe

Bluebells in field overlooking Shanklin

Distance: 10½ miles (16½km)

Total ascent: 1,450 feet (440m)

The walk in a nutshell: Our 'eight Downs horseshoe' is a grand circuit that takes in the tops of Stenbury Down and St Boniface Down; the highest point on the island.

Don’t miss: Walking on top of the Downs is a real delight, with great views across the island, and across the Solent to the mainland.


Shorwell and Carisbrooke Castle

Available on: 18 Sep 2018, 25 Sep 2018, 2 Oct 2018, 10 Oct 2018, 15 Oct 2018, 23 Oct 2018, 30 Oct 2018, 9 Apr 2019, 22 Apr 2019, 1 May 2019, 8 May 2019, 15 May 2019, 5 Jun 2019, 12 Jun 2019, 19 Jun 2019, 26 Jun 2019, 3 Jul 2019, 10 Jul 2019, 17 Jul 2019, 24 Jul 2019, 28 Aug 2019, 4 Sep 2019, 11 Sep 2019, 1 Oct 2019, 5 Oct 2019, 8 Oct 2019, 15 Oct 2019, 22 Oct 2019, 29 Oct 2019

Option 1: To Carisbrooke Castle

The enttrance to Carisbrooke Castle

Distance: 6 miles (10km)

Total ascent: 700 feet (210m)

The walk in a nutshell: Cross the island's central hills from the picturesque village of Shorwell to the impressive castle at Carisbrooke.

Don’t miss: Take time to explore this well-preserved castle. Walk around the walls, and watch the donkeys turn the treadmill to raise water from the well.

Option 2: Shorwell & Carisbrooke

Thatched cottages om Brighstone

Distance: 9 miles (14km)

Total ascent: 1,150 feet (360m)

The walk in a nutshell: Walk from the south coast to Shorwell village, then continue over the downs to Carisbrooke Castle.

Don’t miss: Explore picturesque Shorwell with its thatched cottages and historic church. There's also plenty of time to visit Carisbrooke Castle.

Option 3: Tennyson Trail

Rolling chalk hills on the Tennyson Trail

Distance: 12½ miles (20½km)

Total ascent: 1,600 feet (480m)

The walk in a nutshell: Challenge yourself to this fantastic walk along the spine of the island from Carisbrooke Castle to Freshwater Bay. We’ll cross the hills to Shorwell then pick up the Tennyson Trail which runs along the top of the chalk downs.

Don’t miss: This is one of our most popular walks. After several ups and downs, your celebratory pint at the end of the walk will be well deserved!

Image supplied by visitisleofwight.co.uk


Walks through the Undercliff

Available on: 20 Sep 2018, 27 Sep 2018, 24 Oct 2018, 2 May 2019, 16 May 2019, 13 Jun 2019, 27 Jun 2019, 11 Jul 2019, 25 Jul 2019, 12 Sep 2019, 2 Oct 2019, 23 Oct 2019

Option 1: Ventnor to Shanklin

Victorian promenade at Ventnor

Distance: 5½ miles (9km)

Total ascent: 950 feet (300m)

The walk in a nutshell: Walk through the lush Undercliff. Our walk takes us from Ventnor's Botanic Gardens along the coastal path to Shanklin Old Village.

Don’t miss: Discover the Undercliff; a natural sun trap, rich with verdant vegetation, created by a series of landslips over the centuries. 

Option 2: Niton to Shanklin

Undercliff coast at Luccombe

Distance: 8½ miles (13½km)

Total ascent: 1,200 feet (360m)

The walk in a nutshell: Soak up the sea air and views of the English Channel on a walk through the Undercliff from Niton to Shanklin Old Village.

Don’t miss: Stop to explore the Victorian resort of Ventnor midway through the walk, and see the 11th Century St Boniface Church in nearby Bonchurch.

Option 3: Whale Chine to Shanklin

View over St Catherine's Point lighthouse

Distance: 11½ miles (18½km)

Total ascent: 1,800 feet (540m)

The walk in a nutshell: A journey along the length of Undercliff. Starting at Whale Chine we'll round St Catherine's Point before picking up the coastal path through Ventnor to Shanklin.

Don’t miss: The cliff-top section above St Catherine's Point is particularly impressive, with views down to the lighthouse far below.

Images supplied by visitisleofwight.co.uk


The Yar Valley or the Tennyson Trail

Available on: 21 Sep 2018, 28 Sep 2018, 11 Oct 2018, 25 Oct 2018, 3 May 2019, 17 May 2019, 14 Jun 2019, 28 Jun 2019, 12 Jul 2019, 26 Jul 2019, 13 Sep 2019, 3 Oct 2019, 24 Oct 2019

Option 1: Yar Valley

Tranquil reedbeds of the yar Estuary

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 350 feet (120m)

The walk in a nutshell: Walk beside the tidal River Yar to the historic town of Yarmouth with its bustling harbour and Tudor castle. We’ll return on the opposite side of the river back to Freshwater Bay.

Don’t miss: The salt marsh, reedbeds and mud flats of the Yar Estuary are a great place to see wildfowl and waders.

Option 2: The Longstone

Beautiful countryside near Afton Farm

Distance: 8½ miles (13½km)

Total ascent: 1,050 feet (320m)

The walk in a nutshell: Walk on top of the Downs from Shorwell to the ancient Longstone and along the Tennyson Trail back to Freshwater Bay.

Don’t miss: The Neolithic Longstone on Mottistone Down; according to legend this 13ft stone was thrown here by a giant!

Option 3: Downland & Coast

Chalk cliffs above the beach at Compto Bay

Distance: 11½ miles (18½km)

Total ascent: 1,250 feet (380m)

The walk in a nutshell: Walk over the Downs to the Neolithic Longstone, then descend to coast and follow the coastal path back to Freshwater Bay .

Don’t miss: Enjoy the sweeping views along the island's south-west coast, as you walk over the chalk cliffs of Compton Down.

Image supplied by visitisleofwight.co.uk


Tennyson Down and Alum Bay

Available on: 23 Sep 2018, 30 Sep 2018, 7 Oct 2018, 13 Oct 2018, 27 Oct 2018, 20 Apr 2019, 28 Apr 2019, 5 May 2019, 12 May 2019, 2 Jun 2019, 9 Jun 2019, 16 Jun 2019, 23 Jun 2019, 30 Jun 2019, 7 Jul 2019, 14 Jul 2019, 21 Jul 2019, 25 Aug 2019, 1 Sep 2019, 8 Sep 2019, 28 Sep 2019, 19 Oct 2019, 26 Oct 2019

Option 1: Over Tennyson Down

The Needles rocks

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 1,250 feet (380m)

The walk in a nutshell: A fabulous walk over the chalk cliffs of Tennyson Down to the Needles and the Alum Bay; one of England's finest coastal walks.

Don’t miss: The commanding view over the Western Solent from the Tennyson Monument. You'll also discover the once secret rocket testing range, and the area's role in the space race.

Option 2: Headon Warren & Needles

View from Headon Warren to Alum Bay and the Needles

Distance: 8½ miles (13½km)

Total ascent: 1,250 feet (380m)

The walk in a nutshell: Head to the coast at Totland Bay then soak up glorious sea view as you round the Needles headland and return over Tennyson Down.

Don’t miss: The heather-clad headland of Headon Warren is a real delight, and offers the best views of the Needles.

Option 3: West Wight circuit

View over Freshwater Bay to Tennyson Down

Distance: 12 miles (19km)

Total ascent: 1,550 feet (480m)

The walk in a nutshell:  A circuit of the western tip of the island. We’ll follow the Yar Valley to Yarmouth, then follow the coastal path to Alum Bay, before a glorious finale over Tennyson Down.

Don’t miss: The final section atop the chalk cliffs of Tennyson Down is a fitting conclusion to this splendid walk.

Image supplied by visitiseofwight.co.uk


Walks around Eastern Wight

Available on: 1 Oct 2018, 14 Oct 2018, 28 Oct 2018, 21 Apr 2019, 6 May 2019, 3 Jun 2019, 17 Jun 2019, 1 Jul 2019, 15 Jul 2019, 26 Aug 2019, 2 Sep 2019, 27 Oct 2019

Option 1: St Helens to Sandown

Windmill at Bembridge

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 550 feet (160m)

The walk in a nutshell: Cross the causeway at Bembridge Harbour then walk on top of the chalk cliffs of Culver Down, near the eastern tip of the island, and follow the coastal path to Sandown.

Don’t miss: The working windmill at Bembridge; one of the National Trust's smallest, but most fascinating, properties.

Option 2: Ryde to Sandown

View over Bembridge and harbour

Distance: 8½ miles (14km)

Total ascent: 750 feet (220m)

The walk in a nutshell: Soak up the sea air and as we follow the coastal path from the outskirts of Ryde to St Helens, then on over Culver Cliff to Sandown.

Don’t miss: The Yarborough Monument on top of Culver Down commands a wonderful view over the Solent and English Channel.

Option 3: Havenstreet to Sandown

Chalk cliffs of Culver Down

Distance: 11 miles (18km)

Total ascent: 1,150 feet (360m)

The walk in a nutshell: Enjoy panoramic views on our walk from Havenstreet over Brading Down. We'll pass Bembridge Windmill and Culver Down, then along the coastal path to Sandown.

Don’t miss: Views over the Solent where vessels ranging from hovercraft to huge container ships complete this bustling scene.

Image supplied by visitisleofwight.co.uk


Over the Downs to Ventnor Botanic Garden

Available on: 4 Oct 2018, 17 Oct 2018, 31 Oct 2018, 10 Apr 2019, 24 Apr 2019, 9 May 2019, 6 Jun 2019, 20 Jun 2019, 4 Jul 2019, 18 Jul 2019, 29 Aug 2019, 5 Sep 2019, 9 Oct 2019, 16 Oct 2019, 30 Oct 2019

Option 1: Through the Undercliff

Terrace at Ventnor Botanical Gardens

Distance: 6 miles (10km)

Total ascent: 600 feet (200m)

The walk in a nutshell:  Follow the coast along the Undercliff from St Catherine's Point to Ventnor’s Botanic Gardens.

Don’t miss: Walking through the lush vegetation of this natural suntrap

Option 2: Godshill to Ventnor

Beautiful landscape on the Ventnor Downs

Distance: 9 miles (14km)

Total ascent: 1,300 feet (400m)

The walk in a nutshell: Cross the downs from Godshill to Ventnor, passing the grand ruins of Appuldurcombe House and its surrounding parkland laid out by ‘Capability’ Brown.

Don’t miss: Enjoy great views right across the island from the top of Stenbury Down.

Option 3: Woods & Downland

Red Squirrel on the Isle of Wight

Distance: 10½ miles (16½ km)

Total ascent: 1,350 feet (420m)

The walk in a nutshell: Walk through the woods near Sandown, then admire the widespread views as we cross the downs to Ventnor.

Don’t miss: Our path through Borthwood Copse and America Wood take us to one of the best places in England to spot Red Squirrels.

Images supplied by visitisleofwight.co.uk


Calbourne to Freshwater Bay

Available on: 5 Oct 2018, 18 Oct 2018, 1 Nov 2018, 11 Apr 2019, 25 Apr 2019, 10 May 2019, 7 Jun 2019, 21 Jun 2019, 5 Jul 2019, 19 Jul 2019, 30 Aug 2019, 6 Sep 2019, 6 Oct 2019, 10 Oct 2019, 17 Oct 2019, 31 Oct 2019

Option 1: Calbourne to Freshwater

Picturesque cottages in Winkle Street, Calbourne

Distance: 6½ miles (10½km)

Total ascent: 800 feet (240m)

The walk in a nutshell: Walk from Calbourne to Freshwater Bay via the Downs.

Don’t miss: The much photographed 'chocolate box' cottages at Winkle Street in Calbourne. There's plenty of time to relax in the pool or gardens at the end of today's walk.

Option 2: Mottistone Down

Walkers on the chalk cliffs of Compton Down

Distance: 8½ miles (14km)

Total ascent: 1,100 feet (340m)

The walk in a nutshell: From Winkle Street ascend over the Downs, descending Mottistone Down to the south coast. We then follow the coastal path back to Freshwater Bay. 

Don’t miss: The final section over Compton Down enjoys splendid views over Freshwater Bay, and back along the island's southwest coast.

Option 3: Hanover Point

The beach and cliffs at Compton Bay

Distance: 11 miles (17½km)

Total ascent: 1,250 feet (380m)

The walk in a nutshell: Cross over the downs to Brighstone, then follow the coast path along the island’s southwest coast to Freshwater Bay.

Don’t miss: Tides permitting, look out for the fossilised forest at Hanover Point.

Images supplied by visitisleofwight.co.uk


Spring & Winter Walks

Available on: 15 Mar 2019, 18 Mar 2019, 25 Mar 2019, 1 Nov 2019, 4 Nov 2019, 8 Nov 2019, 11 Nov 2019

Two pheasants in the snowGuided Walking continues throughout the year. Spring and Winter offer fantastic walking days on the Isle of Wight - blow away the cobwebs and enjoy a great selection of guided walks with us.

Between November and Easter we carefully adjust our usual walks to suit the season. We'll often end the day in a cosy pub or tearoom - perfect for warming up after an invigorating walk.

See our Spring & Winter Walks for further details.

Which break for me

Guided Walking

Friendly HF leaderOur best-selling Guided Walking holidays run throughout the year - with their daily choice of up to 3 walks, these breaks are ideal for anyone who enjoys exploring the countryside on foot. Perhaps choose an Easier walk, then build up to something more challenging as your holiday progresses.

Holidays operate throughout the year - see the dates & prices tab.

Gentle Walking

NEW from HF HolidaysWalkers in the woods near Monk ConistonThis easier variation of our best-selling Guided Walking holidays is the perfect way to enjoy a gentle exploration of the Isle of Wight; ideal if you want to take things a little slower. The choice of three guided walks includes a half-day walk of 3 or 4 miles. 

Gentle Walking at Freshwater Bay starts on Fri 20 March and Mon 1 April 2019

Spring & Winter Walking

Two pheasants in the snowJoin us on our specially tailored itinerary – complete with a choice of walks specially selected for the season.

  • Enjoy a choice of specially selected walks each day
  • Finish at a cosy pub or tea room
  • Experience the Isle of Wight without the crowds!

We operate these walks between November and Easter - see Spring & Winter Walking at Freshwater Bay for further details

Other Guided Walking holidays at Freshwater Bay

Guided Walking for Solos - all our famous guided walks, with like-minded solo company

Walking with Sightseeing - the perfect combination of guided walks, plus sightseeing visits

Christmas & New Year Walking or Christmas & New Year Walking for Solos - enjoy guided walks, fabulous food and a great atmosphere on these special festive breaks

Family Walking Adventure - great fun for adults and children alike

 

Local area

Discover the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is a delightful haven away from the bustle of the mainland, easily reached by ferry. Broadly diamond shaped, the island is 25 miles long and 15 miles wide. This makes it ideally sized for a week’s walking and exploration.

Freshwater Bay
Freshwater Bay is a small semi-circular cove at the foot of the garden of Freshwater Bay House. There is a pebble beach here, or better sandy beaches approximately 3 miles away at Totland Bay or Colwell Bay. Shops and banks are located in Freshwater village, about 30 minutes’ walk away.

Sailing boats and ferry in Yarmouth harbourYarmouth
The small harbour town of Yarmouth is located 3 miles north of Freshwater Bay; either a 10 minutes drive, a pleasant 1 hour walk, or reached using the 'Needles Breezer' open-top bus. Yarmouth has a selection of small shops and pubs, and there's always a bustle of activity around the harbour. Yarmouth's Tudor castle is also worth a visit. www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/yarmouth-castle/ 

Impressive frontage of Osborne HouseOsborne House
Queen Victoria’s island residence, managed by English Heritage, is located near East Cowes at the north of the island. Enjoy the lavish interiors and take time to explore the extensive grounds which slope down to the Solent. Osborne House is about 40 minutes drive from Freshwater Bay. During the main season (May to Sept) we offer an excursion to Osborne on most Wednesdays. www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/osborne/

Entrance to Carisbrooke CastleCarisbrooke Castle
A fine medieval castle situated near Newport in the heart of the island. The castle's most famous 'resident' was King Charles I, who was imprisoned here after the English Civil War. Walk around the impressive walls and visit the castle's famous well where donkeys are used to raise the water using a large treadmill. The castle is around 20 minutes' drive from freshwater Bay, and can also be reached direct using the number 12 bus. www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/carisbrooke-castle/ 

Black steam locomotiveIsle of Wight Steam Railway
Step back in time and ride this vintage steam railway from Wootton to Smallbrook Junction. The railway has a particularly historic collection of locomotives and rolling stock, including many wooden 4-wheeled carriages dating from the the 19th Century. The main station is at Havenstreet where you'll also find a museum and the line's workshops. The steam railway is about 45 minutes' drive away, but can also be reached by local bus, via Newport. www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk

Blackgang Chine
This fantasy theme park is a big hit with children of all ages. Attractions include Cowboy village, 'Fantasyland', maze and the giant snakes and ladders. Adults may also enjoy the maritime exhibition and working sawmill. Blackgang is 20 minutes' drive from Freshwater Bay and in Summer can be reached using the 'Island Coaster' bus. www.blackgangchine.com

Ventnor Botanical Gardens
The island's rich climate enables Mediterranean plants to prosper. Enjoy magnificent floral displays and relaxing gardens. Ventnor is 30 minutes' drive from Freshwater Bay and in Summer can be reached using the 'Island Coaster' bus. www.botanic.co.uk

Travel

Travel to Freshwater Bay

Our address is: Freshwater Bay House, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight PO40 9RB

 Ferry

By ferry & transfer - great value!

We offer a reduced price ferry and transfer ticket - just £22 return for adults and £12 for children. This includes a foot passenger ticket for the Lymington to Yarmouth ferry, plus a connecting transfer to Freshwater Bay.

Our transfers operate every Saturday and Wednesday (Friday and Monday in the low season). These connect with the 1500 or 1600 ferries from Lymington. On departure day the transfer will get you back to Yarmouth in time to catch the 0845 or 1005 ferries to the mainland.

Book your tickets at least 7 days in advance by calling our Reservations team on 0345 470 7558.

How to get to us by train

By train:

The nearest train station is Lymington Pier on the mainland. This is immediately adjacent to the ferry terminal. For train times and general rail enquiries visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 03457 484950 (from outside the UK call +44 20 7278 5240).

 Ferry

By ferry:

The Lymington to Yarmouth ferry is the most convenient for Freshwater Bay - see www.wightlink.co.uk

Alternatively the Southampton to East Cowes ferry is often the cheapest option if you want to take your car to the Isle of Wight - see www.redfunnel.co.uk

Driving to us

By car:

From Yarmouth turn right out of the ferry terminal onto the A3054 and over the bridge across the River Yar. After 1 mile turn left down Pixley Hill, signposted to Freshwater Bay. At the double roundabout by the Co-op turn left onto the A3055 and follow this road to the seafront at Freshwater Bay. Turn right passing the Albion Hotel on the left. The entrance to Freshwater Bay House is beyond on your left.

Alternatively leave your car on the mainland and travel to the Isle of Wight as a foot passenger. There is a pay and display car park at Lymington Pier - price £8.20 per day. 

Travel by plane 

Travelling from overseas

If you're travelling from Europe the most convenient airport is at Southampton. From Southampton Airport Parkway station (adjacent to the airport terminal) there are regular trains to Lymington Pier - journey time 40 minutes). See www.nationalrail.co.uk for details.

For most guests, travelling to either London Heathrow or London Gatwick airport is the best option. See www.nationalrail.co.uk for onward connections by train to Lymington Pier.

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8 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
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11 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
15 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £754.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early Summer Booking OFFER Book Now
15 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
18 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
22 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £754.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early Summer Booking OFFER Book Now
22 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
25 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
29 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £754.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early Summer Booking OFFER Book Now
29 Jun 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
2 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
6 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £754.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early Summer Booking OFFER Book Now
6 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
9 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
13 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £754.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early Summer Booking OFFER Book Now
13 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
16 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
20 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
20 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £754.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early Summer Booking OFFER Book Now
23 Jul 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
24 Aug 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £754.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early TOP Summer Booking OFFER Book Now
24 Aug 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
27 Aug 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
31 Aug 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £754.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early TOP Summer Booking OFFER Book Now
31 Aug 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
3 Sep 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
7 Sep 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £375.00 £335.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £40 Per Person Book Now
7 Sep 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £879.00 £779.00 Save £100 off pp - Special Early Booking OFFER Book Now
10 Sep 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £529.00 £469.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £60 Per Person Book Now
27 Sep 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £799.00 £699.00 Save £100 off pp - Special Early Booking OFFER Book Now
27 Sep 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £365.00 £315.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £50 Per Person Book Now
30 Sep 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £495.00 £420.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £75 Per Person Book Now
4 Oct 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £365.00 £315.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £50 Per Person Book Now
14 Oct 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £495.00 £420.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £75 Per Person Book Now
18 Oct 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £365.00 £315.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £50 Per Person Book Now
18 Oct 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £799.00 £674.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early TOP Autumn Booking OFFER Book Now
21 Oct 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £495.00 £420.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £75 Per Person Book Now
25 Oct 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 3 £339.00 £289.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £50 Per Person Book Now
25 Oct 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 7 £725.00 £600.00 Save £125 off pp - Special Early TOP Autumn Booking OFFER Book Now
28 Oct 2019 FWBOB - Guided Walking - Freshwater Bay 4 £435.00 £360.00 Early Booking Offer - Save £75 Per Person Book Now

Prices are per person

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  • Non-member associate fee: £10 per person

We like to reward early bookers with our best rooms so book early to avoid disappointment.
Please note that we aren't able to take room number requests as we are unable to guarantee them. 

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