How to find us

West Wight Sports and Community Centre

Moa Place
PO40 9XH

Tel: 01983 752168


We are based in the centre of Freshwater village, next to the Isle of Wight Council pay and display car park. We are only a 2.5ml walk or cycle along the scenic cycle track from Yarmouth.

By Car from Yarmouth

Follow A3055 into Freshwater and down School Green Road. Turn RIGHT towards Brookside Road and then LEFT into the Moa Place car park. West Wight Sports & Community Centre is at the top of the car park. Only a 5-minute drive!


By Car from Newport

Follow Newport Road (also known locally as ‘Middle Road’) to the junction with Afton Road. Turn RIGHT and follow Afton Road until it joins School Green Road at the roundabout. Travel along School Green Road to the junction with Brookside Road. Moa Place Car Park is immediately on your LEFT. West Wight Sports & Community Centre is at the top of the car park. Roughly a 30-minute drive.



The Centre is located next to a pay and display Isle of Wight Council car park. There is also further parking in Avenue Road, which is a 5-minute walk from the Centre. The Centre is located in a residential area so there is some limited on street parking.


Travel Directions


Ferry travel to the Island

Both Wightlink and Red Funnel Ferries run regular crossing to the Island.



Portsmouth – Fishbourne (Car Ferry)

Portsmouth – Ryde (Foot passengers only)

Lymington – Yarmouth (Car Ferry)


Red Funnel

Southampton – East Cowes (Car Ferry)

Southampton – West Cowes (Foot passengers only)


For full details on how to get to the Island visit the Island’s official tourism website


Discounted travel from Wightlink

Click the link below to save 20% on foot, car and motorcycle ferry fares to the Island for the Isle of Wight Festival of running between between Thursday, Friday, 31 May and Monday, 3 June 2019

Wightlink operates ferries from Lymington to Yarmouth, Portsmouth to Fishbourne and Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head. 



Bus travel on the Island

The bus service on the Island is operated by Southern Vectis. Bus services run from all the ferry ports into the central bus station in Newport. From here, both the number 7 and number 12 routes stop close to the Sports Centre.

More details and timetable can be found on the Southern Vectis website


Discounted travel from Southern Vectis

Get to the start line by bus! With 20% off all Southern Vectis Rover tickets between 31st May and 2nd June. Simply download the Clickit2Ride mobile app and use code IWFR19 to redeem your discounted Rover ticket for unlimited bus travel during the event*.


Rover tickets offer flexibility and value for money, valid for 24 or 48 hours unlimited travel from the moment you board and beep on the contactless machine, and valid for use all Southern Vectis green network, night and seasonal buses – including the open tops. 


From Newport Bus Station, use routes 7 and 12 for West Wight and the Isle of Wight Festival of Running 2019.


Visit for all fare info, timetables and live journey planning.


*Code available to redeem discount 31st May, 1st and 2nd June. Discount available on 24/48 hour individual Rovers and 24/48 hour Group Rovers for up to 5 people travelling together. Ticket active for 24/48 hours from first use. One discount code use per account.