GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Nunwell Trail

7 miles (12 km)

This walk crosses the island from Sandown to Ryde, passing water meadows and crossing the chalk downland that runs the length of the island.
The walk starts at Sandown station and heads north through Brading Down where there are magnificent views of East Wight and the Solent. You may also see the Isle of Wight Steam Railway on the way as it crosses the trail near Smallbrook. Nature lovers should look out for Sand Martins, Chiffchaff and Willow Warblers using the nature hide on the route.
The walk finishes just outside Ryde at St John's railway station, though you can easily continue into Ryde.

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Nunwell Trail OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Nunwell Trail Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Sandown beach - - 1902088

Sandown beach

Looking down from Brading Down - - 1928719

Looking down from Brading Down

Ryde, Isle of Wight - - 1985461

Ryde, Isle of Wight

GPS Files

GPX File

Nunwell Trail.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Nunwell Trail.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)