SZ5089 : NCN23 leaving Newport

taken 1 year ago, near to Newport, Isle of Wight, Great Britain

NCN23 leaving Newport
NCN23 leaving Newport
The path to the left of this image is shared by cyclists and pedestrians. It forms part of the route of National Cycle Network route 23, and the Isle of Wight's Red Squirrel Trail.
Red Squirrel Trail

The Red Squirrel Trail is a 32-mile cycling trail on the Isle of Wight, stretching from Cowes through Newport to Sandown, then looping back through Shanklin and Godshill to Newport and back to Cowes. Most of the route is traffic free and parts of it use former railway lines, with gentle gradients, although there are some steeper climbs between Shanklin and Godshill where the trail uses bridleways and tracks.

More information about the Red Squirrel Trail can be found here: LinkExternal link

National Cycle Network route 23

National Cycle Network route 23 is a north-south route linking Reading, Basingstoke, Winchester and Southampton. There is a further section on the Isle of Wight from the ferry terminal at East Cowes to Wroxall, passing through Cowes, Newport and Shanklin. The Isle of Wight section forms part of the Red Squirrel Trail.

More information on Sustrans' website: LinkExternal link

The National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network is a network of cycle routes. It was created by the charity Sustrans LinkExternal link (Sustainable Transport), aided by a National Lottery grant.

Many routes aim to minimise contact with motor traffic, though 70% of them are on roads. In some cases the NCN uses pedestrian routes, disused railways, minor roads, canal towpaths, or traffic-calmed routes in towns and cities.

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Wednesday, 14 October, 2020   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 25 October, 2020
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National Cycle Route (from Tags)
23 
Place (from Tags)
Newport IOW  Isle of Wight  Newport 
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Path 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 500 898 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.3848N 1:17.5799W
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