Isle of Wight Coast: 1st - 4th May 2020

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Following on from our popular season of walks across Sussex and the resounding success of our first two walking holidays on the South Downs Way in 2018 and the Dorset Coast in 2019… we’re going to the Isle of Wight in 2020!

Itinerary: Please note that timings are flexible and relaxed just as a holiday should be :-)

Day 1: Friday 1 May

  • 0900 Meet at Old Steine (Bus Stop S); Bus to Portsmouth
  • 1200 Ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne; lunch on the ferry
  • 1300 Walk from Ryde to Bembridge (8 miles)
  • 1700 Celebratory drink at the Crab & Lobster
  • 1745 Bus to Kingston Manor
  • 1900 Head to the pub for dinner

Day 2: Saturday 2 May

  • 0900 Bus to Bembridge
  • Walk from Bembridge to Niton (14 miles) 
  • Enjoy some refreshment at the Buddle Inn, then home 

    Day 3: Sunday 3 May

    • 0900 Bus to Niton
    • Walk from Niton to Freshwater Bay (13 miles)
    • Lovely beach at Freshwater Bay for swimming or relax on the terrace of the Albion Tavern and gaze out over the horizon

    Day 4: Monday 4 May

    • 1000 Bus to Freshwater Bay
    • Walk from Freshwater Bay to Yarmouth (9 miles)
    • Late lunch in Yarmouth, and a celebratory drink
    • Bus from Yarmouth to the Ferry; then home to Brighton. 

     

    What's included:

    • Three nights accommodation in a beautiful country house
    • All transport including transfers and ferries
    • Packed lunches whilst on the walk (meat, veggie or vegan)
    • Options for doing partial sections of the route, with minibus transfers available at various times of day. The minibus will meet us at key points along the route and walkers can top up their water bottles, indulge in an extra sandwich or get a lift to the next waypoint or back to the accommodation. Alternatively if you want a lie in, you can get a lift later in the morning to meet the rest of the group at lunch time and do the afternoon section. 
    • Some of the most beautiful scenery in England and the best walking buddies you could ever wish for :)

    Prices:

    • Single, sharing (twin room with same sex share): £370
    • Single, not sharing (double room, single occupancy): £450
    • Double (2 people): £740
    • Twin (2 people): £740

    50% of the full cost must be paid to secure the booking, the remainder will need to be paid 4 weeks before the event.  We will send you a reminder :)

    Information:
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    Terms & Conditions of Travel:
     
    Please be at the departure point at least 15 minutes before departure.
    Please mark your luggage with your name.
    We reserve the right to use a different vehicle from the ones advertised if required for any reason.
    We will not be liable for any loss or inconvenience resulting from delays to the journey (Sorry!).
    Passengers must have a really good time (We'll help with that!)
     
    If You Can't Go:
     
    We regret that all tickets are non-refundable. However you are welcome to sell your tickets to others, please just notify of us in the change of names. Please print a copy of your confirmation email to pass on to the new ticket-holder.
     
    What you can expect from us:
     
    The Big Lemon has a reputation for providing a friendly, personal service, and you can be confident that we will always do our best to ensure you have a fantastic time.
     
    In the event of traffic delay, breakdown, or other event beyond our control we will keep you informed at all times and work non-stop to put it right. If we keep you waiting we will do our best to furnish you with complementary refreshments in the meantime.  We promise that we will always look after you.
     
    If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of the service, please let us know what is wrong and how we can put it right.
     
    What others have said about our previous Walking Holidays:
     
    "It is one of the best things I have done in my life!" Helen
     
    What Happens Next:
     
    You will receive an email confirming your booking; this is your ticket!  You do not need to print it - either show it to us on your smartphone or simply note down the four digit booking reference.
     
    We hope you enjoy travelling with us!
    We regret that all tickets are non-refundable. However you are welcome to sell your tickets to others, please just notify of us in the change of names. Please print a copy of your confirmation email to pass on to the new ticket-holder.