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Best beaches in Isle Of Wight

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Isle Of Wight as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Isle Of Wight is Welcome Beach. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Isle Of Wight just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • 1. Welcome Beach (Shanklin)

    Welcome Beach (Shanklin)

    Shanklin beach forms part of Sandown Bay, famous for its long sandy beaches and safe bathing areas. Beach activities cater for all tastes with the Towns Amenities nearby. The beach is well served by longshoremen, providing traditional and modern…

  • 2. Yaverland Beach (Sandown)

    Yaverland Beach (Sandown)

    Yaverland on the Isle of Wight is a south east facing beach with white sands, sheltered seas and a little shack for ice creams, cups of tea and buckets and spades. It's backed by a holiday park and a zoo.

  • 3. Whitecliff Bay

    Whitecliff Bay

    The sand and shingle beach of Whitecliff Bay is situated near the eastern tip of the Isle of Wight. The name comes from the high chalk Culver Cliffs at the southern end of the beach which form part of a site of significant geological interest. These…

  • 4. St Helens Beach

    St Helens Beach

    A peaceful sandy beach, backed by dunes and a promenade. Swimming, walking and birdwatching.

  • 5. Steephill Cove

    Steephill Cove

    This pretty little cove has no direct car access and remains an unspoilt idyll. A sandy beach backing onto an esplenade and collection of cottages. The beach is served by a cafe and seafood restaurant and is only a five minute walk from nearby Ventor

  • 6. Shanklin Beach

    Shanklin Beach

    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…

  • 7. Sandown Beach

    Sandown Beach

    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…

  • 8. Brook Bay

    Brook Bay

    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…

  • 9. Spring Vale Beach (Ryde)

    Spring Vale Beach (Ryde)

    Spring Vale, just east of Ryde town, is a sand and shingle beach adjacent to Puckpool Park. Swimming, sailing, windsurfing and a large car park. Popular with families.

  • 10. Bembridge Beach

    Bembridge Beach

    The beach is made up of sand interspersed with rocky pools. Low tide reveals the Bembridge ledge on which many ships have run aground over the years.