SZ5781 : National Cycle Route 23

taken 2 years ago, near to Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Great Britain

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National Cycle Route 23
National Cycle Route 23
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.

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Isle of Wight Line (disused)

The present day Island Line terminates at Shanklin, but originally reached Ventnor. The line reached Ventnor in 1866 and remained open until 1966. The line is now disused between Shanklin and Ventnor. The section from Shanklin to Wroxall is used for National Cycle Route 23. Between Wroxall and Ventnor was the 1200m long St Boniface Down tunnel.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 29 May, 2019   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 21 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Paths  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 5712 8151 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.8299N 1:11.6250W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 5715 8152
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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