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Bembridge Trail

Isle of Wight

19 km / 12 miles
A walk from the heart of the island to it's eastern tip, over downland, beside marshes at the mouth of the River Yar, passing historic houses and the tranquil village of Brading.

The Bembridge and Tennyson Trails are part of the E9 Isle of Wight variant: see E-Routes (E9).

See E-Routes (E9)


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Easy
Start: SZ499892 - Newport, Isle of Wight View on StreetMap
Finish: SZ642886 - Bembridge, Isle of Wight View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Stephen and Lucy Dawson - Bembridge Trail [blog] Cross Wight Traverse [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Bembridge Trail  (Visit Isle of Wight ) Download
Guidebook Walking on the Isle of Wight  (Cicerone Press  - 2017 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 196
OS Landranger Active 196
OS Explorer 22, 29
OS Explorer Active 22, 29
Other Paper Maps:
Map (Other)
Isle of Wight walker's map (Heritage House - 2016)
A-Z Adventure Atlas
Isle of Wight Adventure Atlas (Geographers' A-Z Map Company (an imprint of HarperCollins) - 2015)

Walking Support Providers:

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Baggage Handling (Move My Bag (Isle of Wight))
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Route Profile:

20.1 km (12.5 miles)
307 m (1,007 ft) ascent
121 m (397 ft)  maximum height

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