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Worsley Trail

Isle of Wight

24 km / 15 miles
A linear route across the southern part of the island from Brighstone Down to Old Ventnor visiting Limerstone Down, Fore Down, Northcote Down, Bleak Down, Appuldurcombe Park and St Martin's Down before descending into Shanklin. Although not going much over 600 feet above sea level this route has over 1750ft of ascent.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SZ418846 - Car Park on Brighstone Down, Isle of Wight View on StreetMap
Finish: SZ581810 - Old Shanklin, Isle of Wight View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

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 29
OS Explorer Active 29
Other Paper Maps:
Map (Other)
Isle of Wight walker's map (Heritage House - 2016)

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Route Profile:

21.5 km (13.4 miles)
456 m (1,496 ft) ascent
193 m (633 ft)  maximum height

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