Alum Bay

Visit Alum Bay

Alum Bay is famous for the multi-coloured sandstone cliffs, making it an ever popular tourist destination.

If you are visiting the Isle of Wight, Alum Bay is great for walkers as well as an area of geological interest.

A favourite family holiday destination, there are attractions and activities for families.

Visitors can take the Needles Park chairlift to the beach or book a boat trip to see the Needles rocks and lighthouse as well at the stunning views across the Solent.

This beach is …

  • A Popular Tourist Attraction
  • Safe For Swimming

What to see and do

  • Explore The Coast

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by Amir Azimi on Unsplash

Getting To Alum Bay

Beach Location


Nearest Train


Get there by car or by train

Map of Alum Bay

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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