Our Isle of Wight coast and countryside places are open for local walks and exercise. The car parks are also open. When planning your visit, please follow government guidance and stay local.
Elsewhere in the South East, many gardens, parks, coast and countryside sites are open. Houses and other indoor areas remain closed and cafés are takeaway only. Please use the website to book your visit, and to check opening times and facilities before visiting us for a local walk.
Signalling the arrival of the colder months, the appearance of winter migrants at Newtown is a spectacular sight. Wildfowl and waders fill the creeks and estuary making it the perfect place for a spot of winter birdwatching.
A walk across a magical frost covered landscape is the perfect way to warm through on a chill winter’s day. Wrap up warm, download one of our suggested trails, and discover the beautiful Isle of Wight countryside this winter.
Don’t let the weather keep your little ones cooped up indoors this winter. We have over 5000 acres of countryside that’s perfect for getting the whole family outdoors. Find out the best things to do when it’s a little bit cold.
Although it may seem that the countryside has gone to sleep in the winter, our rangers are still busy carrying out important conservation tasks during the colder months. This vital work helps protect the countryside and ensures that come the spring, wildlife has the best conditions in which to re-emerge.