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The Polar Bear on the Isle of Wight

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Not only is this view a delight for the eyes, it's also something of an indication of changes in... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Colin M
You have to see it to believe it!

When a friend of mine told me about "the polar bear" I didn't quite understand what she was going... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Toot C
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 Aug 2017
18 Jan 2017
“You have to see it to believe it!”
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Undercliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 2EZ, England
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Not only is this view a delight for the eyes, it's also something of an indication of changes in weather. The 'Old Wives Tale' has it that a clear 'Polar Bear' is a sign a a change to less settled weather. A hazy Polar Bear...More

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

When a friend of mine told me about "the polar bear" I didn't quite understand what she was going on about. We then went down to the beach one evening and there it was - lit up by the sun setting - our very own...More

4  Thank Toot C
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Lived in Bournemouth all my life, enjoying many walks along the beach. I had never noticed it before seeing the reviews on Facebook & now I can't stop seeing it when walking along the beach. As another reviewer put it "once seen you can't unsee...More

2  Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Once this is pointed out to you, you can never unsee it. Good talking point when walking the overcliff. The Wight Bear

1  Thank longbowGeorge
Reviewed 29 October 2016

You have to be in the right location to appreciate the 'Polar Bear' and many people do not even realise what they are looking at.

Thank Phixer P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I an see the polar bear from almost all of the windows in my flat. There are so many polar bears, depending on the light and weather conditions. What a gorgeous sight. Bliss.

Thank Y7759ZLcindyc
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Saw this on trip advisor, wasn't sure until we stopped in Boscombe and looked over the cliff towards The Isle of Wight, and there in the haze was the polar bear, it did exist after all, the best time to see from Bournemouth was late...More

Thank gazzza2013
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have lived down in bournemouth my whole life, Always seen the polar bear every morning. In fact, Me and the lifeguards down the beach decided to take our rescue boat over to the isle of wight from bournemouth beach!! it took around an hour...More

1  Thank Taz T
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Never noticed this before but after reading reviews on here I made sure to look out for it. Very interesting and a nice novel feature!

Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This natural attraction can be viewed all along the beaches at Bournemouth and really shines when the sun is out.

Thank Giddings1
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