The Beach Guide

Sandown Beach

Sandown Beach - Isle of Wight

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Sandown is a gently-sloping sandy beach in the centre of Sandown Bay, with Shanklin to the south and Yaverland and Culver Cliff to the north. A family resort that has retained its pier, Sandown offers a range of activities, including amusement arcades and fairground rides.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are not allowed on the beach from May to September.

Isle of Wight dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Shop

    Nudist/naturist beach

    Yes

    Nearest town

    Sandown

    Postcode

    PO36 8AE

    OS grid ref.

    SZ 6018 8430

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating

    Awards

    Marine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award

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