Cowes to Bembridge

  • Start location: East Cowes
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Ride distance: 13 mile
  • sRide duration: 1.25 hours
  • Places to stop for food & drink
  • Viewing & rest stops en route
  • Family friendly ride

Prepare for some lengthy ascents and speedy descents on this route as you head out of East Cowes, soon passing close to Queen Victoria’s beloved summer retreat, Osborne House. Continue along the switchback route to Ryde, which with a busy centre and great range of facilities, is a good place to break your journey. The run continues with more gradients along the way to Bembridge, its beaches and harbour set against the spectacular backdrop of Culver Down.

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