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Cross Wight Traverse

Isle of Wight

43 km / 27 miles
There are 600 miles of waymarked, unobstructed footpaths and no island could be as walker friendly as the jewel-shaped Isle-of-Wight. This lends itself to an east-west traverse of the island from Bembridge point to Alum Bay in the far west.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start: SZ643887 - Bembridge Point, Isle-of-Wight, Isle of Wight View on StreetMap
Finish: SZ305856 - Alum Bay, Isle-of-Wight, Isle of Wight View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Cross Wight Traverse [YouTube video] Isle of Wight Council - Public rights of way map

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Route Description - PDF Cross Wight Traverse  (Garth H. Gunn ) Download File


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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:
OS Landranger 196
OS Landranger Active 196
OS Explorer 29
OS Explorer Active 29

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Route Profile:

43.7 km (27.2 miles)
996 m (3,268 ft) ascent
210 m (689 ft)  maximum height

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