GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Borthwood Copse, Sandown

1 miles (2 km)

Visit this delightful area of woodland near Sandown and look out for red squirrels on this short walk on the Isle of Wight. The shady woodland is owned by the National Trust so there are nice footpaths to follow and an on site car park. The woodland consists ofhazel and sweet chestnutwith carpets of bluebells in the spring. You can also climb to a viewpoint where you can enjoy views towards the coast and Culver Down. The woods are close to the villages of Queen's Bower and Alverston where you can buy refreshments.
If you'd like to walk to the woods then you could follow the Yar River Trail from Sandown to Alverston and then head south. If you are coming by bike then you could follow National Cycle Route 67 from Sandown.


PO36 0LD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Borthwood Copse OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Borthwood Copse Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the south west there's the pretty village of Godshill with its medieval church, detailed model village and ppicturesque thatched cottages.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Borthwood Copse - - 484352

Borthwood Copse

The entrance to Borthwood Copse - - 981018

The entrance to Borthwood Copse This entrance to the copse is from a small car park off the main road

Willow Cottage - - 983831

Willow Cottage. A quiet track behind Borthwood copse

Borthwood Copse - - 1075125

Taken early on a cold and frosty December morning

GPS Files

GPX File

Borthwood Copse.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Borthwood Copse.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)