10 Family Cycle Routes In The Isle Of Wight

10 Family Cycle Routes In The Isle Of Wight

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The Isle Of Wight is a beautiful place to visit, grab your bike and head off on some beautiful trips!


Red squirrel trail - This 32-mile route is almost completely traffic-free, making it perfect for families to enjoy!


  • Chalk Ridge Extreme - This trail is great for families, holding different kinds of terrains like mountains and flat roads, this is a great option.
  • Medina Greenway Breeze - This waterside trail is perfect for families wanting a summer by the water!
  • Pedallers Coffee and Cake Pedal - This is a 1-hour trail that starts from pedallers cafe, its a flat route, making it ideal for young children.
  • St. Catherine’s Lighthouse - Starting from this lighthouse, this route is great for sightseeing and exploring if this is your desired holiday destination.  
  • Orchard bay - This coastal bay is a great place to cycle, it’s a short path making it perfect for young families and it’s also right next to St. Catherine’s lighthouse!




  • Quarr Abbey loop - This loop would take around 2 to 3 hours to complete, it’s great for more experienced cyclists and a great way of experiencing the isle of wight as a family
  • Havenstreet Steam Cycle - This route would take you past the beautiful Havenstreet steam railway, full of so much history and facts, this is great if you’re wanting to learn about the place you’re visiting.
  • Cowes - Newtown Circular - This loop is better for more experienced cyclists, making it perfect for families with older children. 
  • West Slow Lanes - These lanes are great for cycling, you’ll start from Brighstone Village, you’ll cycle through the various lanes and land back in Brightstone Village.


These are some great cycling routes, enjoy and experience all there is to see!

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