Compton Bay

Visit Compton Bay

Compton Bay is a beautiful unspoilt beach, perfect for those wanting to get away from the crowds and enjoy the natural coastal scenery.

This stretch of beach is a favourite with surfers, windsurfers and kite surfers. There are no shops or cafes, however there are toilet facilities. In order to reach the bay you need to find the car park near Shippards Chine and ‘Hanover Point’ just off the A3055.

Did you Know? This area attracts fossil hunters looking for the dinosaur foot prints seen at low tide.

This beach is …

  • A Quiet Beach
  • Popular for Windsurfing

What to see and do

  • Explore The Coast
  • Look For Dinosaur Footprints

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Compton Bay

Beach Location

Military Road Brook Freshwater Isle Of Wight PO30 4HF


Nearest Train


Get there by car or by train

Map of Compton 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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