"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandown Beach

Sandown is a very popular beach and is famous for its long sandy stretches with safe bathing and wealth of activities. The amenities and the town nearby make Sandown a resort to visit for all ages. A safe walk along the revetment links Sandown to the equally popular Shanklin.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Sandown

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ602842

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandown Beach

  • Sandown Pier (0m)
  • Dinosaur Isle (1m)
  • Isle of Wight Zoo (1m)
  • Brading Roman Villa (1m)
  • Isle of Wight Wax Works (2m)
  • Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum (2m)
  • Old Town Hall Museum (2m)
  • Nunwell House and Gardens (2m)
  • Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area (2m)
  • Summer Arcade (2m)
  • Shanklin Chine (2m)
  • The Shanklin Treasure Trail (2m)
  • Amazon World (3m)
  • Bembridge Windmill (3m)
  • Bembridge Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Bembridge Maritime Museum Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre (4m)
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (4m)
  • Sallys Riding School (4m)
  • Island Speedway (4m)
  • Waltzing Waters (4m)
  • Wight Karting (4m)
  • Bembridge Lifeboat Station (4m)
  • Rosemary Vineyard (4m)
  • Goodleaf Tree Climbing (4m)
  • Lavender and Lace (4m)
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway (4m)
  • Shipwreck and Maritime Museum (4m)
  • Arreton Craft Barns (4m)
  • Owl and Falconry Centre (4m)
  • Old Smithy Tourist Centre (4m)

Tourist Information

Sandown
Tourist Information Point
Art 2 Artz Community Arts Studio & Gallery
2 Albert Road
Isle of Wight
England
PO36 8AN

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 68%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:21 BST
(01:21 GMT)
High Tide
09:07 BST
(08:07 GMT)
Low Tide
14:51 BST
(13:51 GMT)
High Tide
21:34 BST
(20:34 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Sandown Beach

One of the most popular beaches on the Isle of Wight, this is an attractive long sandy beach with amenities and the town close by. There are beach activities to suit everyone and the beach is well served by refreshment kiosks along the seafront.

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