"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Compton Bay Beach

Compton Bay is a rural beach on the south west coast of the Isle of Wight. From the foot of the cliffs the beach shelves gently and consists mostly of sand. At high tide the sea covers most of the beach. The beach is popular for surf sports.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Totland

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ378840

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Compton Bay Beach

  • Chessell Pottery Barns (2m)
  • Mottistone Manor Garden (2m)
  • Isle of Wight Pearl (2m)
  • West Wight Alpacas (3m)
  • West Wight Sports Centre (3m)
  • Brighstone Village Museum (3m)
  • Needles Old Battery (4m)
  • Yarmouth Castle (4m)
  • Fort Victoria Country Park (4m)
  • Fort Victoria Marine Aquarium (4m)
  • Fort Victoria Sunken History Exhibition (4m)
  • Sunken Secrets (4m)
  • Underwater Archaeology Centre (4m)
  • Fort Victoria (4m)
  • Fort Victoria Model Railway (4m)
  • Island Planetarium (4m)
  • Dinosaur Expeditions CIC (4m)
  • Alum Bay Glass (Heritage Attractions Ltd) (4m)
  • The Needles Old Battery (4m)
  • Needles Park Sand Cliffs (4m)
  • Newton Old Town Hall (5m)
  • Old Town Hall (5m)

Tourist Information

Freshwater Bay
Tourist Information Point
Dimbola Museum and Galleries
Terrace Lane
Isle of Wight
England
PO40 9QE

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 23 March

06:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNE
Pressure 1032
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NE
Pressure 1033
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1033
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1033
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NE
Pressure 1034
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Compton Bay Beach

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Compton Bay is a two mile stretch of sand and rocky shore and is one of the most unspoilt beaches on the Isle of Wight. The south west coast of the island is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), a Heritage Coast and an Area of Outstanding Natural

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