Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall

A quiet backwater with a busy Medieval past, now bursting with wildlife and a town hall with no town...

Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall

Things to see and do 

Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall

What's on 

Upcoming events

Birdwatching Walks at Newtown

Sun 04 Feb 2018
10:00-12:30
Learn all about birds, from spotting them to song identification, and discover the winter migrants of Newtown.

Discover Clamerkin walk

Tue 13 Mar 2018
10:00-12:30
A guided walk of around 2.5 miles to discover our East bird hide which sits out over the water, with stunning views of Clamerkin lake.

Exhibition: Woolly Week

Tue 27 Mar 2018
10:30-17:00
An exhibition of all things woolly in the beautiful historic setting of Newtown Old Town Hall

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Mon 02 Apr 2018
11:00-16:00
Gather the family together this Easter Monday and head to Newtown to hunt for nature and receive a delicious chocolate reward.

Minbeast Safari

Wed 04 Apr 2018
11:00-13:00
Borrow a magnifying glass, head out into the meadows and discover Newtown's beautiful butterflies and hidden world of creepy-crawlies.

Signs of Spring at Newtown Walk

Sun 08 Apr 2018
10:00-12:30
A guided 2.5 mile walk to discover the signs of spring at Newtown.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall

History

The Old Town Hall

The National Nature Reserve

Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall

Places to stay

The dining room of East Rosetta Cottage on the Isle of Wight

Enjoy a holiday near Newtown 

Watch boats sail past from your window when you stay at either Rosetta Cottage or East Rosetta Cottage in Cowes, just a short drive along the coast from Newtown.

Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall

Get involved

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.

Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall

Wildlife

Our Hebridean sheep at Newtown where they graze in the meadows

Our flock of Hebridean sheep on the Isle of Wight 

Meet our flock of Hebridean sheep and discover what's so special about them and how they help us care for our Nature Reserve.