Isle of Wight

Fields around Dunsbury Farm with Compton Bay in the distance at sunset

Welcome to a treasure island just a 30-minute ferry ride away.

Places to visit

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Two walkers in Compton Downs, Isle of Wight with the sea in the background

Summer walks on the Isle of Wight  

The warmer weather of summer provides the perfect reason to get outdoors and take a walk. With acres of sweeping downland and dappled woods to wander through, we’ve plenty of places to explore. And with our organised walks running throughout the summer, we’ve put together a few ideas to get you started.

More to discover

Ferguson's Gang in the 1930s

Women and power on the Isle of Wight 

As this year marks the centenary of the first act to give women the right to vote, we're celebrating their own remarkable women who lived and worked at our Isle of Wight places.

Summer family days out

Where will you go today?

What will you do today?

A man walking his dog across Culver Down with mist in the valley below

Best places for dog walking 

Miles of footpaths cross our land, from the coast to the downs, meaning that for dog lovers there are many places to take a walk with your four-legged friend on the Isle of Wight.

People sitting on the chalk cliffs at Tennyson Down, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Association 

Find out more about how you can join the Isle of Wight Association, and support the work of the National Trust.