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Shanklin Beach - Isle of Wight

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The coastal resort of Shanklin is located in the south-east corner of the island, at the southernmost tip of Sandown Bay. Shanklin Beach is safe and sandy, with clear water and plenty of parking. The beach is protected from the prevailing winds by Dunnose Point.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are banned between May and September; dog bins are provided at other times.

Isle of Wight dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Good fishing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • First aid point
  • Lost child centre
  • Shop
  • Beach hut hire
  • Slipway

Nearest town

Shanklin

Postcode

PO37 6BW

OS grid ref.

SZ 5860 8104

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Quality Coast Award