Brighstone Bay

Brighstone Bay - Isle of Wight
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Long (5 miles) stretch of gently curving sand and shingle beach on the more exposed south west coast of the island. This stretch of coastline is relatively undeveloped although there is a campsite and holiday park near the village.
Brighstone Bay is also a good spot for finding fossils.

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Isle of Wight dog friendly beaches »


  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

Nearest town


OS grid ref.

SZ 4200 8174

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