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Bembridge Trail

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.

A route description is available as PDF download from first website below and photographs are available from second website below. Track file also available below.

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
Easy; Downland/Wolds; Heritage
SZ499892 - Newport, IoW
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SZ642886 - Bembridge, IoW
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet - External PDF
Bembridge Trail Downloadable pdf (Visit Isle of Wight)


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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
OS Landranger Active
OS Explorer
OS Explorer Active
Other Paper Maps:
Map (Other)
Isle of Wight Walker's Map (Heritage House - 2016)

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Baggage Handling (Move My Bag (Isle of Wight ))
Support Providers

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
B & B Accommodation
Snowdon House  (bookable online)
5 Km
10 Km
The Victorian Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
12 Km

Connected Paths:


GPS Exchange Format Route File
MemoryMap Route file
Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

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