Discover Beaches on the Isle of Wight

Located on the south coast, the Isle of Wight has a warmer than average climate. There are over 20 beaches to choose from around the Island, from family favourites to secluded spots to really chill out.

Lake

Situated between Sandown and Shanklin, Lake sports a sandy beach with rock pools at low tide. Reached via steep slipways from a flower strewn cliff path or let the t...

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Bembridge

Sheltered by the spectacular Culver Cliff, this is a lovely sandy beach, which is great for sunbathing, swimming and watersports. 

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Bembridge

Surrounded on three sides by the sea with access to the varied shoreline in a number of places via steps. Pebble and sandy beaches are popular with walkers and beach...

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Ryde

A top 10 favourite amongst visitors, Appley is an award-winning beach at the quieter southern end of Ryde's 6-mile stretch of golden sand.

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St Helens

'The Duver' at St Helens is an unspoilt stretch of grass and sand dunes containing many rare flowers, birds and wildlife. This hideaway has been awarded the Seaside/...

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Niton

A charming hidden bay with a 300 metre wide beach flanked by steep cliffs. Situated east of St Catherine's Point, it is accessible via a 1 mile track which is unsuit...

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Steephill

A beautiful secluded bay near Ventnor with rock pools and great views to the west. Although only accessible by foot its well worth the effort if...

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Bonchurch

Bonchurch beach is approached via a 2 minute steep walk down to a shingle and sand beach with rocks and rockpools where children can hunt for crabs and small fish. A...

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East Cowes

A short walk from the town centre, you will discover a sand and shingle beach suitable for swimming and canoeing. Beach huts, deckchair hire, children's play area an...

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East Cowes

Osborne beach belonged to Queen Victoria and has recently been opened by English Heritage to visitors to Osborne House. It is set in a beautiful location, it's safe...

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