Local walks and trails (R to Z)
The list of leaflets and websites below provides various walks and routes:
Please note: that Public Rights of Way have not checked the content of these leaflets and cannot therefore guarantee their accuracy or suitability.
Scotchells Brook Trail (PDF, 2.07Mb, 3 pages) - 4.5 miles - Shanklin to Alverstone
Shepherds Trail (PDF, 1.04MB, 1 page) - 7 miles
Smugglers Trail (Niton) (PDF, 5.89MB, 19 pages) - Sites of interest around Niton
Stenbury Trail (PDF, 575KB, 1 page) - 10 miles - Shide (Newport) to Ventnor at the Botanical Garden
Sunshine Trail PDF, 297KB, 2 pages) - 12 miles circular cycle route, passing Wroxall, Godshill, Lanbridge, Sandown, Lake & Shanklin
Tennyson Trail (PDF, 1.05MB, 1 page) - 14 miles - Carisbrooke to Alum Bay
Towering Tennyson (PDF, 936KB, 2 pages) - Rambles by Bus
Venerable Oaks Histree Trail (PDF, 274KB, 4 pages) - 5.5 mile circular walk around Ryde, Fishbourne & Quarr
Warrior War Horse Trail (PDF, 492Kb, 1 page) - circular trail around Brook, Mottistone & Brighstone
Waterside Whippingham (PDF, 1.12MB. 2 pages) - 4.4 mile linear walk between Whippingham and Newport
Wroxall Stream Trail (PDF, 1.68MB) - 8 miles Ventnor to Merstone
Western Yar Estuary (PDF, 678KB, 2 pages) - 3.8 mile circular walk from Yarmouth to Freshwater
Wootton Countryside & Landscape (PDF, 1.54MB, 2 pages) - 3.5 mile walk in the Wootton environment
Wootton Creek & Coastline (PDF, 1.42MB, 2 pages) - 4 mile circular walk to Woodside beach
Wootton (Hidden) (PDF, 1.45MB, 2 pages) - 6 mile walk to Woodhouse & Littletown (PDF, 1.45MB, 2 pages)
Wootton (Historical) (PDF, 1.49MB, 2 pages) - 2.5 miles - notable building & features
Wootton Musical Heritage (PDF, 1.48MB, 2 pages) - 2 miles - people & places around Wootton
Worsley Trail (PDF, 121MB, 1 page) - 13 miles - Brighstone Forest to Shanklin Old Village
Yar River Trail (PDF, 2.06Mb, 3 pages) - 13.5 miles - Niton to St Helens
Yarmouth Harbour (PDF, 8.42KB, 2 pages) - Sensory Trail located around the harbour area
Other sources of information:
The network of Public Rights of Way (as at 2000) can be viewed in the Isle of Wight Definitive Map
The network of Public Rights of Way plus some cycle routes and permissive paths can be viewed on the Isle of Wight Leisure Map, this is not a definitive map but gives a illustration of where the routes run.
View the Visit Isle of Wight the Isle of Wight tourism website, it has lots of information about walking and cycling.
Open Access Land can be found on the website of Natural England.
Visit the Go Wild on Wight website.
If you wish to add a guide or leaflet to the above list then please contact Public Rights of Way by email: firstname.lastname@example.org