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Nice place to visit!

We visited West Cowes on a rather miserable day during our recent holiday to the Isle of Wight. We parked in a car park in the town centre, by the Post Office, which was free on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2015
Vicki B
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We visited West Cowes on a rather miserable day during our recent holiday to the Isle of Wight. We parked in a car park in the town centre, by the Post Office, which was free on the day of our visit. It makes for a lovely walk and boasts beautiful views along the coast and across The Solent. West Cowes... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

A nice way to get from Cowes to Newport by bike, but not many views of the Medina. If you want to link up with The Tennyson Trail you have to find your way through Newport's one way system and avoid being knocked off by taxi drivers opening their doors. Overall the IOW isn't very bike friendly, and most the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2013

This is a pleasant way to get from Cowes to Newport or vice versa, with views of the river as you walk along. It is not ideal if your going shopping, but if you wanted to go to the Bargemans for a meal on a hot summer days it is good.

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Thank Steve J
London UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2013

We went to Cowes over the recent Bank Holiday and walked all along this road. It was a great day out, healthy and invigorating. We loved the Isle of Wight and all it had to offer ...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

I use this track to run from Cowes to Newport and back. It measures 9 miles and is largely flat. The route is well signposted and is sheltered aling its entire path, with some lovely views across the River Medina.

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Thank Jeffrey C
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

Excellent to bike ride and to walk kids love it and can take a nice afternoon or take a pic=nik and enjoy the time

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Thank Elaine R
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2012

Tarmac track from Newport is easy to ride on, but as there are not many views, not so good for walkers. Walkers better to walk on the other side of the river, but some road walking would be necessary.

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Leeds
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2009

It is possible to cycle across the island from Cowes to Sandown with the only road bit being going across Newport.

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