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Nice little walk

It’s not very big,,,, but you can have a great walk along the coastline for a fair few miles. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris P
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Lovely Bay

We loved it so much we moved here. Its the lovely sandy beach, the smell of the sea and the great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JAYDEEBookham
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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All reviews lovely beach high tide beach shop car park coastal path sea wall captain's cabin clear water hot tub lovely food watch the sunset buy ice creams buckets and spades ribs family beach easy parking fantastic place
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s not very big,,,, but you can have a great walk along the coastline for a fair few miles. A couple of places to eat along the way, it’s a nice little place to visit if staying near by.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved it so much we moved here. Its the lovely sandy beach, the smell of the sea and the great walk along the seaside which makes the experience so good.

Thank JAYDEEBookham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk from parking on Colwell Common when busy. But on arrival it is the typical British seaside spot, a bit run down, a cafe and an ice-cream shop. A bit further along is an excellent restaurant called "The Hut", but make sure you...More

Thank LawrenceSalvoni
Reviewed 27 August 2018

One of the top destinations on the Island for a dip, or just for a safe beach for the kids. Cafe, bar, and shop at the top of the slipway. Easy walk to Totland Pier Cafe (open all year) and The Waterfront at Totland (excellent...More

Thank freshwater872
Reviewed 22 August 2018

enjoyed a little run along the beach - weather was great which helped - lovely place and easy to get around

Thank clairelliddle22
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Visited Collwell Bay mid evening in August. It was very, very windy, but with bright, low sun. We parked in the adjacent bay, and walked over the headland into Collwell Bay.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very close to where we our holiday accommodation is. Car park is small but plenty parking elsewhere. Beach itself is lovely very clean with clear water. Doesn't go out to far so great for little legs. Beach shops, cafe, bar and toilets everything you want...More

1  Thank carriew82
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A lovely beach and one of my favourite places to visit when I go to the IOW. Only reason for 4 stars rather than 5 is that when there is a high tide you cannot access the beach at all so to view tide tables...More

1  Thank michelle g
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite beach for swimming in West Wight. The waters are usually very clear and perfect for swimming and snorkeling. The small headland separating this bay from Totland bay to the south gives some protection in the typical prevailing wind. The views are...More

1  Thank woodielisa
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely little beach close to our holiday location. Warm seas, sand and a pub close to the beach as well as other shops. We'll worth a visit.

Thank tudgreen
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