A guided birdwatching walk of approximately 4 miles, looking for autumn migrants around Tennyson and West High Downs. With a diversity of birds and migrants swelling the local bird numbers, this is the perfect time of year to go birdwatching.
High Down Pit Car Park, Tennyson Down, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight
A gentle 2 miles wander around the village with tales of the folk who made their mark on Newtown. From Queen Elizabeth I and George Canning, to the eccentric Ferguson’s Gang and Mercia Seabroke in the 20th century, Newtown is full of colourful and historic characters that have shaped its past.
Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point, Town Lane, Newtown
Make the most of your visit to Bembridge Windmill and follow our discovery boards to learn about the trees and hedgerows that grow in the lanes and fields around the windmill. Meet at Bembridge Windmill PO35 5SQ (SZ 639 875). Dogs on lead welcome.
Bembridgge Windmill, High Street/Mill Road, Bembridge
Enjoy a swashbuckling adventure and help us make a pirate ship, whilst learning about the shipwrecks and smuggling of the Isle of Wight. Make your own pirate ship and see how long it will float for. You could even come dressed in your best eye patch and tricorn hat.
Needles Old Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight
Come along on our guided walk this Christmas around Borthwood Copse to see if you can spot something truly magical: a rare red squirrel. Afterwards enjoy a festive mince pie. Booking essential on 01983 741020. Donations and dogs on lead welcome.
Learn all about birds, from spotting them to song identification, and discover the winter migrants of Newtown. Ideal for those new to bird watching. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear suitable clothing. Meet at Newtown Visitor Point, PO30 4PA (SZ 423 906). Guide dogs only.
Newtown Nature Reseerve, Town Lane, Newtown, Isle of Wight