Gurnard Beach

Visit Gurnard Beach

Gurnard Beach is a shingle beach with great views of the Solent just to the west of Cowes. It is popular with families for bathing and water sports and throughout the summer and holidaymakers can enjoy the sailing events that take place.

The Gurnard Sailing Club an RYA recognised training centre on the sea front offers lessons for both Children and adults.

There are local restaurants to sit and watch the boats sailing by or take a stroll along the esplanade to Cowes.

This beach is …

  • Family Friendly
  • Safe For Swimming

What to see and do

  • Go Sailing

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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 Gurnard Beach

Beach Location

Shore Road, Gurnard, Isle of Wight, PO31 8LD


Nearest Train


Get there by car or by train

Map of Gurnard Beach

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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.

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