Contact

Explore the Isle of Wight for Accommodation, Things to Do and Eating out.

Follow us…

 

Compton Bay is a sandy beach located beside the coast road between Freshwater Bay and Brook. Offering a two-mile stretch of contrasting golden and dark sands snuggled between rolling surf and multi-coloured sandstone cliffs it is a favourite with regular beachgoers and a few local water sports enthusiasts. The beach is peaceful all through the summer there are great views of the white cliffs of Freshwater.

Steps lead down to the beach from Hanover Point/Sheppard’s Chine where there is a large National Trust (NT) car park, toilet facilities and fresh water tap or drive further west to Compton Chine/Farm and find a smaller NT car park on the opposite side of the coastal road and tiered steep steps down to the beach. Whilst there is no café, a refreshment van can be found there throughout the summer and during the winter months at the weekend. This area is popular with fossil hunters and at low tide, dinosaur footprints can be seen imprinted in the rocks. Notices explain beach safety are found by the car park. It is important to read about the local conditions and how to stay safe.

Contact info

Compton Bay

Newsletter signup

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest news and special offers we feel is important for you to know about. Don’t worry, you can unsubscribe at any time.

Please wait

Thank you for signing up!

Weather

Isle of Wight
Light Rain
12
13º - 11º
95%
3.13 km/h
13.61
10.06
Tue
16.38
9.11
Wed
17.29
11.39
Thu
16.95
14.5
Fri
17.53
13.92
Sat
The Leconfield Hotel Banner
isle of wight live web cameras
accommodation and places to stay
Instagram
Blog

Become a Facebook Fan!

Join our ever-growing isleofwight.com Facebook page and be part of the Isle of Wight community with regular Island photos, topics and information posted to your newsfeeds. Simply hit the like button so you know you're not missing out!