Things to do in Bonchurch

Lots of activities are organised by the Bonchurch community Association, please see the Events CAlendar's for dates for your diary

The club meets at St. Wilfrid's Parish Room, Trinity Road, Ventnor. PO38 1NL. The season starts on the last Monday in September and continues until the last Monday in April, excluding bank holidays. Membership is currently £3.00 annual subscriptions and then £1.50 for each meeting attended to cover the hire of the hall, the cost of the speaker and tea/coffee and a biscuit.

Non members just pay £2.00 per meeting. To attend the end of season AGM & members dinner you must be a member and places need to be pre-booked and paid for. There is off road parking of about 15 spaces at St. Wilfrid's. Meetings start at 7.30 pm so you need to get there in time to pay entry fees and get seated before the meeting starts.

Bonchurch Social club

WAlking Map of Bonchurch

Available from Rounds News (the post office in ventnor), Ventnor Heritage museum and Rock villa, bonchurch. Price £2 - its a lovely way to explore the village and discover our extraordinary heritage.

All the profit goes to the bonchurch community association.

Ghost Walks

organised by 

The Isle of Wight Ghost Experience

There are Bonchurch ghost walks that are available, please check for dates


They are found on Facebook and can be booked via messenger or follow this link:

Bonchurch parish Church

Coffee mornings and a sewing bee once a month, flower festival, special musical events from visiting musicians and singers to the parish.

visit the facebook page for the next event.


Isle of Wight walking festival

This year sue Lowday will be taking two different tours around bonchurch. 

Here is a link to Sue's paragraph about her love of walking on the isle.


Walking on the Wight: Sue Lowday, Historian and Bonchurch Community Association

Charles Dickens visit to Bonchurch – 9 May 2022 (6pm)

Book online

It’s 173 years since Dickens visited Bonchurch, our walk will follow his movements around the village visiting friends, playing rounders on the beach and performing magic tricks. My research this year has uncovered some little known facts about his visit.

We will be ambling around Bonchurch on all its levels taking a look at the beautiful houses and historic churches of the village.

Start time: 6:00 pm

Length: 3 miles

Duration: 3h

Price: £15

A donation from the tour goes to the Bonchurch Community Association. Please bring exact cash on the day.

Bonchurch Victorian Famous Residents and More – 8 May 2022 (10am)
&  11 May 2022 (6pm)


Book online

Bonchurch became a magnet for many Victorians who were household names in their time; poets, authors, artists and two kings. We track down surprising and interesting tombs and spot homes of the famous residents and visitors.

We shall also listen to work by a well-known musician who composed a piece inspired by St. Boniface Down.

The tour includes a free copy of a special walking map with donations going to Bonchurch Community Association.

Start time: 10:00 am

Length: 3 miles

Duration: 2h 30m

Price: £15

A donation from the tour goes to the Bonchurch Community Association. Please bring exact cash on the day.