Cowes to Yarmouth walking route

  • Start location: Floating Bridge, Cowes
  • Difficulty: Challenging
  • Walking distance: 16 miles
  • Walk duration: 7 hours
  • Places to buy food & drink
  • Viewing & rest stops on route

This longish walk covers 16 miles and takes you from the yacht haven of Cowes to the charming and historic port of Yarmouth. En route you’ll pass through villages and woodlands and along cliff tops, from where you’ll get excellent views over the Solent to the mainland. A detour from the coast takes you around the Newtown River estuary. Be sure to take a look at Newtown itself, once an important medieval port with some interesting buildings.

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