PedalAid Full Route

The route covered by PedalAid is the Isle of Wight part of National Cycle Route 23, following the full Red Squirrel Trail, which goes from Cowes to Newport to Sandown, then loops back through Shanklin, Wroxall and Godshill before rejoining the main route near Merstone. The full route is 33.7km (21 miles).

It is largely off-road, and the majority is suitable for all bike types. Most of it is flat and easy going, making it a great commuter route as well as a very enjoyable leisure route.

Floating Bridge to Cowes

1.3km (0.8mi)

Cowes to Newport

5.0km (3.1mi)

Sculpture at Pan Mill Meadows

Newport to Shide

2.4km (1.5mi)

Troll bench near Shide

Shide to Blackwater

1.9km (1.2mi)

Alverstone to Sandown

Alverstone to Sandown

2.6km (1.6mi)

Sandown Pier

Across Sandown

0.8km (0.5mi) / 1.6km (1.0mi)

Beach huts at Sandown

Sandown to Shanklin

3.2km (2.0mi)

Langbridge to Alverstone

Shanklin to Wroxall

4.8km (3.0mi)

Freemantle Gate

Wroxall to Godshill

2.7km (1.7mi)

Great Budbridge Manor

Godshill to East Lane

2.9km (1.8mi)