How to get here
Borthwood Copse lies just north west of Winford, which itself is a mile (1.5km) north of Apse Heath on the A3056 Sandown to Newport road. The nearest car park is in Alverstone Road, just before Queens Bower.
There are many footpaths on the Isle of Wight: consult Ordnance Survey Landranger Map 196 or OS Explorer OL29.
Southern Vectis buses from Newport or Ryde pass through Winford, within ¼ mile (0.5km) of Borthwood Copse. Alight at the hair-pin bend in Winford, between Arreton and Apse Heath. For details of bus timetables see www.islandbuses.info.
The 'Round the Island' cycle path passes along Alverstone Road between Winford and Queens Bower, alongside Borthwood Copse.