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The I Land – Isle of Wight Coastal Path

Event details

Web Page
www.ipsewilderness.co.uk/itineraries/theiland
Description
This is a walking pilgrimage with a powerful psychological focus; to explore both physically and emotionally the concept of the self. Journey inside, outside, with ipse wilderness, on this journey into self-identity, self-confidence and self-expression. Whether you are seeking greater inner wisdom, more self-knowledge, or a stronger conviction in your own beliefs, this facilitated 4-day journey will guide you around the breathtaking coast of the Isle of Wight towards a deeper understanding of your identity. Get to know the lie of your own I-Land and the shape of your unique psyche on this hearty, heart-opening coastal route. Find your edges and explore your boundaries as we circumnavigate the island, walking and talking our way into better self-knowledge. This pilgrimage makes use of therapeutic activities, wilderness immersion processes and facilitated circle time to create a grounded connection with nature, our own nature, and that of other people. Route: Footpaths, clifftops and seafront following the Isle of Wight coastal path. Accommodation: Shared rooms in B&Bs and holiday chalets. Single supplement available on request. Difficulty: Stretching; walking distance 43 miles, 8-14 miles per day, undulating terrain, pace 3mph. Programme: Day 1: Yarmouth to Brighstone (14 miles) Day 2: Brighstone to Niton (8 miles) Day 3: Niton to Sandown (9 miles) Day 4: Sandown to Ryde (12 miles) Cost: £400. This includes all accommodation, transport, activities and 2 breakfasts. Does not include pub/cafe meals or beverages.
Additional Information
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Start Date
16/05/2020
End Date
19/05/2020
Start location
Address Line 1
Ferry Quay
Address Line 2
Quay Street
Town
Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
City
Yarmouth
Postcode
PO41 0PB
End location
Address Line 1
Ryde Pier Head
Address Line 2
The Esplanade
Town
Ryde, Isle of Wight
City
Ryde
Postcode
PO33 2HF
Area
South East England
Travel Advice
Participants are responsible for their own travel to Yarmouth and onward travel from Ryde. Information about ferry services will be shared on booking, and you are welcome to extend your trip with a visit to Osborne House in Cowes and more time on the island.
What To Bring
• a day rucksack – around 20-30 litres • walking boots – broken in and comfortable, not new • comfortable clothes for walking, including a jumper or warm layers • a change of clothes in case of downpour, especially spare socks • a small first aid kit - medications, plasters, anti-histamines, painkillers etc • a set of simple evening clothes • a pair of light sandals, slippers or flip-flops for the evenings • a wash-kit • pyjamas • a towel or sarong • a re-usable water bottle – 1 litre minimum • a waterproof jacket (and trousers, if you wish) • sun-cream, sun hat and sunglasses / woolly hat and gloves • money for snacks, evening meals, ice creams etc - most places WILL NOT take card, and cash machines are few and far between Optional Extras • a swimming costume for wild swimming (not on winter trips) • a Tupperware to carry packed lunches • a book/cards etc for leisure time • a journal or diary and pen • phone and charger • a camera • a map and compass • nuts and snacks e.g. trailmix
Distance
43 miles
Maximum Size Of Group
8
Difficulty
Moderate
Suitability
Price
£400. This includes all accommodation, transport, activities and 2 breakfasts. Does not include pub/cafe meals or beverages.

Organising company

Organising Company Name
ipse wilderness
Telephone
07852448896
Website
www.ipsewilderness.co.uk
Email
ipsewilderness@gmail.com
Address Line 1
4 Pope's Folly
Town
Brighton
City
Brighton
Postcode
BN2 4AN

Primary contact

Name
Julia Gillick
Telephone
07852448896
Email
ipsewilderness@gmail.com
Position
Founder