Freshwater Bay

Visit Freshwater Bay

Freshwater Bay on the west side of the island looks out towards famous landmark The Needles Headland. It attracts visitors all year round and there are plenty of hotels and self-catering cottages available nearby.

Golfers can enjoy the coastal scenery whilst playing a few rounds at the Freshwater Bay Golf Club, or visitors can take in the outstanding natural beauty of the area on a walk along the cliffs and to the Tennison Monument.

Did you Know? The Farringford Hotel was the home to Alfred Lord Tennyson, looking out to sea. Visitors can take a walk up to the Tennyson Monument which looks down over the bay.

This beach is …

  • Great For Hiking
  • Safe For Swimming

What to see and do

  • Play A Round Of Golf
  • 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

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Getting To Freshwater Bay

Beach Location

Freshwater Bay Freshwater Isle Of Wight PO40 9RA


Nearest Train


Get there by car or by train

Map of Freshwater Bay

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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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