How to get here

By train

The nearest railway station is at Brading (about 1 mile) on the line between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin.

By road

The downs can be reached by a steep single-track road off the B3395 between Yaverland and Bembridge.

By foot

Consult Ordance Survey Landranger Map 196 or OS Explorer OL29. The waymarked Isle of Wight Coast Path follows the cliff top and crosses the eastern end of the downs. There are several other footpaths and many acres of open space.

By bus

Southern Vectis buses from Newport or Ryde pass along the B3395 between Yaverland and Bembridge. The downs are about 800 metres walk up the hill towards Bembridge Fort. For details of bus timetables see www.islandbuses.info.Hourly Southern Vectis buses from Newport or Ryde pass along the B3395 between Yaverland and Bembridge. The downs are about 800 metres walk up the hill towards Bembridge Fort. See details of bus timetables.

By cycle

The 'Round the Island' cycle path passes along the B3395, within about 800 metres of the downs.

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