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Cycle the Tennyson Trail from Freshwater (IoW)

Intermediates and above

Intermediates and above

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

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Cycle one of the best chalk trails in the country. The Tennyson Trail runs from Freshwater Bay to Carisbrooke Castle in Newport. The track runs along the Mottistone Downs with its stunning views, into the forest of Brighstone and down to Carisbrooke Castle. Cycle all or part of the route and buses run from Newport to Freshwater for the return. You can hire bikes locally.

Hire equipment

Hire equipment

Hire equipment

Hire equipment

General Information
Free entry

No entry cost

Suitable for dogs

Suitable for dogs

Refreshments available on site.

Options in Freshwater Bay but these can be seasonal

Disabled Toilets available

Public toilets available in the village centre

Camping

Camping nearby, including at Stoats Farm.

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For more information check out the Isle of Wight website.

Hire equipment or book a session

Wight Cycle Hire

Bike hire

Wight Cycle Hire
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Freshwater Bay, Freshwater PO40 9QX, UK

Paid parking

Paid accessible parking in Freshwater Bay longstay carpark, including accessible bays.

Easily accessible by public transport.

Well served by the islands excellent bus service.




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