"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St Helens Beach

St Helens is a small bay situated on the east coast of the Isle of Wight at the mouth of Bembridge Harbour. Measuring less than 1km in length, the sandy beach slopes from the seawall into the harbour entrance channel. There is a café and beach huts on the promenade that stretches along the beach, with sand dunes at the rear.

Beach type: Sandy/Pebble

Nearest town: Bembridge

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ638891

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near St Helens Beach

  • Bembridge Maritime Museum Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre (1m)
  • Bembridge Heritage Centre (1m)
  • Bembridge Windmill (1m)
  • Bembridge Lifeboat Station (1m)
  • Seaview Wildlife Encounter (2m)
  • Waltzing Waters (2m)
  • Wight Karting (2m)
  • Old Town Hall Museum (2m)
  • Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum (2m)
  • Isle of Wight Wax Works (2m)
  • Brading Roman Villa (3m)
  • Nunwell House and Gardens (3m)
  • Appley Park (3m)
  • Goodleaf Tree Climbing (3m)
  • Island Speedway (3m)
  • Isle of Wight Zoo (3m)
  • Rosemary Vineyard (3m)
  • Dinosaur Isle (3m)
  • Waterside Pool (3m)
  • Planet Ice Isle of Wight (3m)
  • Big Apple Ryde (3m)
  • Puckpool Park Wireless Museum (4m)
  • Sallys Riding School (4m)
  • Sandown Pier (4m)
  • Brickfields Horsecountry (4m)
  • Brickfields Riding Stables (4m)
  • Island Equus (5m)

Tourist Information

Brading
Tourist Information Point
Train Station
Station Road
Isle of Wight
England
PO36 0EB

Phone 01983 401770

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 15 December

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 992
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
NNW
Pressure 997
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
NNW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:17 GMT
High Tide
09:20 GMT
Low Tide
14:44 GMT
High Tide
21:38 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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A quiet rural beach of sand and shingle backed by National Trust land, providing excellent walking and bird-watching oppourtunities.

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