The Beach Guide

Brook Bay

Brook Bay - Isle of Wight

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This attractive, mostly sandy beach stretches for over a mile between Hanover and Sudmoor Points. It is a popular spot with surfers and fossil hunters alike with the cliffs near Hanover Point formed from a prehistoric fossilised forest.
Despite its attractions Brook Bay is rarely busy.

Type of beach

Sand & rock

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Isle of Wight dog friendly beaches »



  • Slipway

Nearest town


OS grid ref.

SZ 3850 8351