Featuring over 300 walks to suit all ages and abilities the Isle of Wight Walking Festival is set to be a must do event in 2012.
With more than half the Island is recognised as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Isle of Wight has hundreds of miles of well-maintained footpaths.
A firewalk and a speed dating walk feature in a whole series of events planned for the festival.
The Speed Dating Walk to date has created three perfect matches all resulting in weddings. The first speed dating baby called Daniel was born in August.
The festival is in it’s 14th year.
Update Sunday 12 February 2012
The Isle of Wight will be featured in BBC Countryfile on Sunday 12th February
Matt Baker explores the locations where a real Warrior war horse was raised, trained and died and became a legend in the process.
Ellie Harrison tries her hand at winter surfing, testing out an original 50-year-old surfboard; and, two days before Valentine’s Day, Matt meets the singles hoping to find love on a speed-date walk.