Pre-reading for members joining the Isle of Wight field meeting
This longer circular walk covers a maximum of 12km of mostly level ground with some single track that can be muddy in parts. A brief visit to Afton Marsh reserve is planned and if time and energy permits, a visit to Freshwater Bay is also possible. Depending on timing and numbers, we’ll stop for refreshments at the cafe in Freshwater. See details here: http://www.honnorandjeffrey.com/afton.html
We meet at 08:30 at the Lymington Ferry Terminal to depart on the 09:00 sailing and aim to return on the 16:05 from Yarmouth but open returns are standard for foot passengers.
Pre-booking the ferry is essential and all foot passengers should be there a minimum of 15 minutes before sailing https://www.wightlink.co.uk/
Day Return fare is £19.40 or £14.40 for Senior Citizens
Parking at the terminal for up to 16 hours is £9.00. Note that NFDC long stay cards do not work here. Meter payment is by Ringo or credit card only. NO cash payment option. The Ringo app does not always work here so you are strongly advised to bring a credit or debit card with you.
BRING WITH YOU:
Something for lunch
Plenty to drink
A credit or debit card if we stop for a tea break / ice cream in Freshwater
Face coverings are no longer required on the ferry at present but it might be wise to bring one anyway.
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