Map showing the Conference location, the Isle of Wight, south coast, UK
View from Gore Cliff west to Blackgang, Isle of Wight, UK

Travel Information

The Isle of Wight has fast, frequent connections to the cities of Portsmouth, Southampton and London. There are three international airports around London (London-Heathrow, London-Gatwick and London-Stansted) and also Southampton-International airport on the south coast. Connections from London to the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton on the south-coast of England take approximately 90 minutes by train, coach or car, and Portsmouth is also an international ferry port (with regular routes to France and Spain).

The Isle of Wight lies approximately 5km off the south-coast of England, across a stretch of water known as the Solent. There is a choice of six convenient ferry-crossings (from the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton and also from the town of Lymington). Frequent services to the Isle of Wight depart approximately every 30 minutes on each route, with crossing times of 15 to 40 minutes, depending on the route chosen.

Further information on getting to the Isle of Wight:


Undercliff Drive A3055 road failure, Isle of Wight, UK
Gore Cliff rockfall and mudslide, Isle of Wight, UK
Blackgang landslide, Isle of Wight, UK