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Newport (Isle of Wight)

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Slow Ways linking Newport (Isle of Wight) and Brading, Cowes, East Cowes, Ryde, Sandown, Shanklin, Ventnor, Yarmouth

England / Isle of Wight / Newport (Isle of Wight)

Newport (Isle of Wight)’s eight Slow Ways are 50% checked

Drawn: 8/8
reviewed: 6/8
verified: 2/8
and surveyed: 0/8

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Walk to Newport (Isle of Wight) from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Cowes—Newport (Isle of Wight)
Cownew one Survey me Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 59m Descent 68m
Newport (Isle of Wight)—Brading
Newbra one Review me Distance 14km/9mi Ascent 246m Descent 243m
Newport (Isle of Wight)—East Cowes
Neweas one

Review me Distance 9km/5mi Ascent 80m Descent 90m
Newport (Isle of Wight)—Ryde
Newryd one Review me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent 209m Descent 201m
Newport (Isle of Wight)—Sandown
Newsan one Pioneer me Distance 14km/9mi Ascent 149m Descent 150m
Newport (Isle of Wight)—Shanklin
Newsha one Pioneer me Distance 18km/11mi Ascent 192m Descent 168m
Newport (Isle of Wight)—Ventnor
Newven one Survey me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 261m Descent 290m
Yarmouth—Newport (Isle of Wight)
Yarnew one Review me Distance 18km/11mi Ascent 191m Descent 184m

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Collective progress

50% of Newport (Isle of Wight)’s eight route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

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drawn

6/8

reviewed

0/8

surveyed

2/8

verified

12 people have contributed to Newport (Isle of Wight)’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Newport (Isle of Wight)

78km out of 109km have been walked and reviewed

149km of reviews have been shared in Newport (Isle of Wight)

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There were a few occasions where the route was not completely obvious on the ground - such as crossing the fields from Broad Lane - so having a navigation app (Komoot) was helpful in giving me confidence I was heading in the right direction....

philsteer64

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Newport (Isle of Wight)

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Easy route for cycling commuter to/ from ferry. if walking just be careful of passing cycles....

Richard Eltringham

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The route from Wootton to Newport is less special, I would suggest a detour via Binfield, walking along the Medina is nicer than going via the suburbs of Newport....

EdLyons

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Often used by people commuting between Newport, St Mary's Hospital and Cowes. Connects to the "Red Squirrel" Route from Newport to Sandown via Merstone, Arreton and Langbridge....

Rosy Jones

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Very easy and a lovely walk....

hb

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Although if you want to avoid the hills it may be better to go down to Sandown and along the old railway line, this is a lot more accessible as well....

hb

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Uses the Red Squirrel route so clearly marked...

Emma Dodd

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Largely traffic-free and generally direct route between Newport & Ventnor. Between Wroxall and Ventnor, Rew Lane offers a flatter alternative direct route which does not require the descent of steps described above....

st-rhadegund

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To avoid the allotments (re previous review): from the Quay in Newport it is possible to follow the dockside road until the junction with the footpath near the Premier Inn....

dsmith10

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However the route is shown going through the allotments which isn’t possible. When you reach the allotments you can turn left down Kingston Road and then into the playing field after the cemetery....

Clare Adams

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Walk is very accessible - mostly on tarmac or gravel road between Newport and Merstone, on the old railway line. Amenities in Godshill. Steep steps on the down descending into Ventnor....

Steven Sales

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Most of the Newport end of route is simple, flat and accessible....

Simooon

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All in all, it's a delightful walk - you might even see some red squirrels, after whole the path is named....

MammaPo

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Cowes—Newport (Isle of Wight)

Slow Ways added Cownew one, a new walk from Cowes to Newport (Isle of Wight)

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Newport (Isle of Wight)—Brading

Slow Ways added Newbra one, a new walk from Newport (Isle of Wight) to Brading

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Newport (Isle of Wight)—East Cowes

Slow Ways added Neweas one, a new walk from Newport (Isle of Wight) to East Cowes

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Newport (Isle of Wight)—Ryde

Slow Ways added Newryd one, a new walk from Newport (Isle of Wight) to Ryde

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Newport (Isle of Wight)—Sandown

Slow Ways added Newsan one, a new walk from Newport (Isle of Wight) to Sandown

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Newport (Isle of Wight)—Shanklin

Slow Ways added Newsha one, a new walk from Newport (Isle of Wight) to Shanklin

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Newport (Isle of Wight)—Ventnor

Slow Ways added Newven one, a new walk from Newport (Isle of Wight) to Ventnor

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Yarmouth—Newport (Isle of Wight)

Slow Ways added Yarnew one, a new walk from Yarmouth to Newport (Isle of Wight)

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Newport (Isle of Wight), Wed 17 July

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Newport (Isle of Wight)’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SZ4991688958

Lat / Lon

50.69813° / -1.29457°

Easting / Northing

449,917E / 88,959N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Newport (Isle of Wight)'s meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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