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Compton Bay

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Compton Bay - Isle of Wight

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An unspoilt, sandy beach on the coast road between Freshwater Bay and Brook. Popular with surfers, windsurfers and kite surfers. No facilities apart from toilets and a refreshment van in summer. At low tide it is possible to see dinosaur footprints printed into the rocks.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

but dogs are banned from 1st June to 30th September.

Isle of Wight dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities

Nearest town

Lymington

Postcode

PO30 4HB

OS grid ref.

SZ 3780 8404

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended