GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Sheperds Trail

8 miles (13 km)

This walk starts at the beautiful Shepherd's Chine, on the south coast of the island, and heads to Newport via Whitcombe Cross, Gatcombe, Chillerton, Billingham and Kingston. There are splendid views of the island as you climb the chalk hills on the south west corner. The walk finishes at the splendid Carisbrooke Castle where Charles I was imprisoned. You can enjoy the new Princess Beatrice Garden and the tranquil chapel at this fine historical attraction. Use google street view below to explore the castle.

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

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


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Shepherds chine

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Samber Hill

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Carisbrooke Castle Entry

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GPS Files

GPX File

Sheperds Trail.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Sheperds Trail.mmo (right click - 'Save As')