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Worsley Trail

24 km / 15 miles

Isle of Wight
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
Challenging; Downland/Wolds
SZ418846 - Car Park on Brighstone Down, Isle of Wight
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SZ581810 - Old Shanklin, Isle of Wight
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

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.
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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 - 2015)

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Baggage Handling (Move My Bag (Isle of Wight ))
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
< 1 Km
24 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Havelock  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
24 Km
B & B Accommodation
Snowdon House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
24 Km

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Route Profile:

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