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The beach at Freshwater Bay is set in a dip between chalky cliffs. To the west these cliffs form the famous Needles Headland and Tennyson Downs .
The sand and pebble beach is fairly popular but copes well, with plenty of space and facilities. There is also a large car park and an esplanade.
The local independent lifeboat operates from Freshwater Bay.
Type of beach
Sand & pebble
Dogs friendly beach?
Dogs are not permitted on these beaches between 1 May and 30 September. This does not include registered assistance dogs.
OS grid ref.
SZ 3473 8569
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