Cycle Route 7 holiday cottages available for self catering holidays on the Isle of Wight sleeping 4 to 10 people in 2 to 5 bedrooms . For more information about visit the Holiday Information below the selection of cottages.
A road cycle taking in a number of pretty East Isle of Wight towns and villages.
The ride can be started anywhere along the route but Ryde, Brading, Alverstone or Newchurch all make good starting points. Ryde and Brading have food shops to pick up supplies for you ride and Newchurch has a couple of good places to eat lunch.
There are a couple of optional detours on this route to find somewhere for lunch. Look out for the Gold Boxes and Gold lines on the map. Jump to Cycle Ride Detailed Directions »
We start the description of this ride in Ryde where there is a pier that is well worth exploring.
1. From the pier (facing inland) turn left onto the Esplanade and turn right (second exit) on the roundabout to Dover St. After 400 meters turn right onto Park Rd. After 250 meter turn left onto High St which turns into Upton Rd and takes you all the way into Upton where there is a roundabout.
2. Cross straight over the roundabout onto Gatehouse Rd which turns into Decons Ln and follow Decons Ln till you reach the junction with Ashey Rd.
3. Turn right onto Ashey Rd and then first left onto Green Ln which leads into West Ln and Coach Ln all the way into Brading.
4. Ride down Brading High St following the road round to the left and on out of town to a cross roads where you turn right, up the hill, onto Lower Adgeston Rd which peels off to the left (but more like straight over) after 100 yards.
5. Follow Lower Adgeston Rd for about a mile and a half till you reach Adgestone Camp Site. Take the first left after the camp site and follow the road for 300 meters till you see white gates on each side of the road leading to the cycle track. Turn right onto the cycle track in the direction of Newport.
6. Follow the cycle track first to Alverstone, where you cross a road, and then to the edge of Newchurch which is where you meet a second road.
Newchurch has an excellent pub for lunch called the Pointer Inn. To reach it turn left off the cycle track and ride up into the centre of Newchurch. Alternatively, the Garlic Farm offer lunches with a garlic twist a little further along our route.
7. Leave the cycle track at Newchurch and turn right onto the road going North. After a short way, where the road forks, take the left road up Mersley Ln past the Garlic Farm and bear right onto Lime Kiln Shute. Follow the shute to the main road which you cross onto Rowlands Ln. Follow Rowlands Ln for around 3 miles till you reach a junction and can turn right onto Stroud Wood Rd.
9. Follow Stroud Wood Road back to the roundabout in Upton and turn left onto Upton Rd back to Ryde. On the edge of Ryde take a left onto West Street where you can follow sighs back to Ryde town centre.
Ryde has a beach which is great for some stretches after a long ride. You could also cool off in the sea or walk around the town centre and find somewhere for dinner.
If you have some spare time it is nice to take the coastal path to Seaview.
Lovely detached house, in a quiet lane, within a 3 minute walk of the beach and Ryde Esplanade with swimming pool and boating lake. The renowned sandy beach of Appley is also only a 5 minute walk away. Sea Whistle has been furnished and equipped with care to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation. It has an enclosed south facing garden and off road parking. View Sea Whistle Cottage Ryde Isle of Wight
Bay View is beautifully situated beside the beach with panoramic sea views from most of the main rooms. It is in a peaceful location with the beach of Seagrove Bay only half a minute's walk away. Here swimming, paddling and boating can be enjoyed. There is also a footpath directly from the house to the beautiful sandy Priory Bay - a 5 minute walk away. The atmospheric village centre of Seaview, with its small shops, sailing club and restaurants is within a 7 minute stroll. View Bay View Cottage Seaview Isle of Wight
This charming thatched cottage dates back more than two hundred years. It is a lovely character cottage, which has retained many original features. It is only a 10 minute walk from the beach and occupies a very attractive central location in the small coastal resort of St Helens overlooking the village green where cricket is played. Public house, restaurant and shop all within a few minutes walk. View The Poplars Cottage St Helens Isle of Wight
This charming white walled self catering cottage, is in the centre of the seaside resort of Ryde, on the east coast of the Isle of Wight. It is within a 4 minute walk of the sea and the white sands of Appley Beach are nearby. The very central position of the cottage means it has easy access to the shops, restaurants and many entertainments of Ryde. It is also within a few minutes walk of fast sea links to the mainland and to train and bus services of the Isle of Wight making it ideal for visitors wishing to visit without a car. Within a 1 minute walk of the cottage a car park is available. View West View Cottage at Ryde Ryde Isle of Wight
Light and spacious holiday cottage within a short walk of three excellent sandy beaches around Seaview on the East of the Isle of Wight. Iona is a modern and luxurious self catering cottage idea for family holidays on the Isle of Wight. View Iona Cottage Seaview Isle of Wight
This spacious house is splendidly situated immediately beside the sea. A stroll across the lawn leads to the beach where swimming, beach sports and boating can be enjoyed. A yacht can also be privately moored. There are spectacular, and panoramic sea views from the main rooms in the house and from the garden. Bonny Blink is in the quiet seaside village of Seaview on the east side of the Isle of Wight, commanding views across the Solent and the open sea. The pleasant village centre is less than a five minute walk away. View Bonny Blink Cottage Seaview Isle of Wight
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