"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandown - Yaverland Beach

This magnificient bay is characterised by its craggy cliffs and clean crisp waters. The appealing sand and stone beach runs between the imposing Culver Cliff at one end and Sandown at the other. With its own sailing club and windsurfing, canoeing, kite surfing and jet skiing on offer, thrill seekers will be in their element at this pleasant beach. Quieter than the other beaches between Sandown and Shanklin. Yaverland offers safe swimming and exciting fossil hunting by the cliffs. There is a Zoo and dinosaur museum only ten minutes walk away.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Sandown

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ612848


Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandown - Yaverland Beach

  • Isle of Wight Zoo (0m)
  • Dinosaur Isle (0m)
  • Brading Roman Villa (1m)
  • Sandown Pier (1m)
  • Isle of Wight Wax Works (1m)
  • Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum (1m)
  • Old Town Hall Museum (1m)
  • Nunwell House and Gardens (2m)
  • Bembridge Windmill (2m)
  • Bembridge Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Bembridge Maritime Museum Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre (3m)
  • Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area (3m)
  • Summer Arcade (3m)
  • Shanklin Chine (3m)
  • The Shanklin Treasure Trail (3m)
  • Bembridge Lifeboat Station (3m)
  • Waltzing Waters (3m)
  • Wight Karting (3m)
  • Island Speedway (4m)
  • Amazon World (4m)
  • Sallys Riding School (4m)
  • Goodleaf Tree Climbing (4m)
  • Rosemary Vineyard (4m)
  • Seaview Wildlife Encounter (4m)
  • Appley Park (5m)
  • Brickfields Horsecountry (5m)
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway (5m)
  • Brickfields Riding Stables (5m)
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (5m)
  • Puckpool Park Wireless Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 18 March


Chance of rain 74%
Max temp. -1°C
(feels like -7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 23%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1010
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 0°C
(feels like -6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:19 GMT
High Tide
12:02 GMT
Low Tide
17:36 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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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.

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