Colwell Bay Freshwater

Beaches

Colwell Bay has clear, calm waters making it a popular family beach. A traditional cafe is just before you reach the beach and beach hut shops on the slipway. If you walk along the sea wall to the left you will find a bistro style restaurant, The Hut. Colwell Bay currently holds a Blue Flag… Read more →

Totland Bay Freshwater

Beaches

Totland Bay is a picturesque sandy beach, ideal for swimming with clear turquoise waters. It is best to park at the top and walk down in the summer months as it as popular with the locals as it is visitors. There is a pub on the sea wall at the eastern end, with large picture… Read more →

Freshwater Bay Freshwater

Beaches

Freshwater Bay is covered in a mixture of grey flint and chalk pebbles. There is sand below the low water mark and sandy areas to sit to the more eastern side of the bay. A rock ledge is revealed at low tide which is great for rockpooling. The Freshwater Bay Café is one of the… Read more →

Brook Beach Freshwater

Beaches

Adjacent to the popular Compton Bay, swimming is popular from this beach. One of Brook Beach’s most unique features is the fossilised forest of huge trees which appears from beneath the waves at Hanover Point at low tide, closer to the cliffs, fossils can also be found amongst the pebbles along with the casts of… Read more →