Newport to Sandown
The Newport to Sandown route is the easiest part of the Isle of Wight coast-to-coast ride and is entirely off-road until you reach your destination.
Following a former railway path south and east to Sandown, you cycle through a woodland and the agricultural heart of the island making your way to Sandown and the beach.
The full coast-to-coast ride begins in Cowes, also off-road, until you cycle through the streets of Newport to join this off-road section before heading to Sandown.
The Newport to Sandown cycle route is located on the Isle of Wight extending 8 miles.
Starting in south-east Newport, the trail begins on Shide Road near the junction with the A3056.
From Sandown, begin at the railway station turn right and go under the subway then right on Perowne Way. After 400 yards go left near the shops to join the cycle route.
If you wish to ride the full coast-to-coast route, begin in Cowes on the Cowes to Newport cycleway.
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You will find a number of refreshment stops available in the towns of Newport and Sandown.
There are no toilets on the cycle route, however many cafés and other refreshments stops in Newport and Sandown have facilities for customers.
Cycle Hire available at:
Cowes and Sandown.
Tourist information available at:
Cowes, Newport and Sandown.
How to get here
The trail begins in south-east Newport at the junction of A3020 and B3401 Shide Road. From Cowes, head south on Newport Road.
Sandown is located on the south-east side of the island.
Pay and Display parking available near to the cycle route at these locations:
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|New Road||Sandown||PO36 9PX||1 Hour Free|
2 Hours £2.00
4 Hours £3.40
6 Hours £4.50
24 Hours £6.60
The Newport to Sandown cycle path is part of the National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 23 from Cowes to Sandown.
Top Gear Cycle Hire
1 Terminus Road
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15 Marsh Close
Isle of Wight
Open all year round except for any temporary closures due to works.
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Lovely easy route, and you can raise money for charity while cycling on it!
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