The Isle of Wight walking festival is now in full swing as hundreds of walkers took to the footpaths over the bank holiday weekend. With over 270 walks to choose from over 16 days there are still plenty of walks left to do up to the 19th May.
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This will be the 15th Anniversary of the Annual Isle of Wight Walking Festival, which has grown from 39 walks in the programme to in excess of 250 PLUS in excess of 70 more walks in October for the Walking Weekend.
The Isle of Wight Walking Festival have an extensive programme for 2013 with alot of great new walks and events and featuring over 250 walks to suit all ages and abilities and with over half the Island being recognised as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty including over 500 miles of well-maintained footpaths, the overwhelming success of this years Isle of Wight Walking Festival surprised no one, but exhausted many!
The whole of the programme was a great success with in excess of 20,00 people taking part it has been the most successful to date. The Events Team would like to extend a big thank you to all walk leaders, and also sponsors and partners who help make the Isle of Wight Walking Festival the success it is today.