New Forest & The Isle of Wight
Forests of ancient oaks, white chalk paths leading to exhilarating cliff-top views, the stately calm of the winding Beaulieu River and purple heath-land grazed by semi-wild ponies, cattle and donkeys, make for a typically English landscape of variety.
Home to smugglers, sailors and soldiers over many centuries, this corner of Hampshire was once William the Conqueror's royal hunting ground.
On this six-day Walk we visit Queen Victoria's palace at Osborne House and Charles I's prison at Carisbrooke Castle, Lord Montagu's Palace House at Beaulieu and explore Admiral Nelson's shipyard, and take a stunning coastal walk to The Needles.
IMPORTANT NOTE: We currently have not scheduled any dates for this itinerary for 2010. However, if you are interested in this Walk, contact our office and will operate a trip if we have enough interest. Also, we can operate this itinerary for your private group of 8 or more people.
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6 Days; 5 Nights
Walk Rating: Easy. Forest pathways, coastal tracks, scenic country lanes, some hills. 3-5 hours walking per day where we will cover from 8-12 miles of easy to moderate walking.
Walk begins in Brockenhurst, with arrival at Brockenhurst Rail Station and ends in Cowes, with departure from Southampton Rail Station.
This itinerary represents a typical Walk. We prepare itineraries well in advance of the trip and therefore we reserve the right to make changes due to weather, local events or other circumstances - but always to improve the experience of our guests.
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Our Vacations do not include the cost of air or rail fares to and from the destination or tips for your walk leader and manager.
How large are the Groups?
Our maximum group size is 16, but groups average between 8-12 people.
Will I feel welcome as a single traveler?
Yes! Our walks are the perfect environment of comfortable camaraderie for the single traveler.
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How physically fit do I have to be to do a Wayfarers Walk?
If you are in good health and reasonably fit you will be comfortable participating in a walk.
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