Lower Hyde

Where am I?

This point marks the start/end of the former railway route to Wroxall on the Red Squirrel Trail. The map at the bottom of the page shows your current location and the route of the trail. You can get downloadable maps and GPS routes of the Red Squirrel Trail from our downloads page to help you find your way.

What’s nearby?

Lower Hyde is just a few hundred metres from Shanklin Railway Station and town centre with its many shops and cafes. Nearby is the the historic Old Village, fantastic sandy beach and the fascinating Shanklin Chine which links the two.

This point marks the start of a section of former railway line taking you to Wroxall. Originally the line from Ryde to Shanklin would have carried on along this route to Wroxall and then onwards to Ventnor.