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Colwell Bay

Isle of Wight, England

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This small, sand and shingle beach is tucked away on the quieter west coast of the Island.

It has panoramic views of the Solent and is ideal for those looking for a relaxing day out. The beach is unspoilt and relatively quiet although it does offer a variety of water sports including wind surfing, jet skiing and Pedaloe hire. A gentle walk along the promenade links Colwell with the equally relaxing Totland Bay.

Colwell Bay is adjacent to the Isle of Wight Coast Path.

Sand Shingle

Weather and tides for Tuesday 18 June

Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Colwell Bay is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 9:34 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:56 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   15°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Colwell Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Hill Farm Stables (0.8 miles)
Tennyson Down (1.6 miles)
Alum Bay Glass (1.9 miles)
Black Rock Charters and Fishing (2 miles)
The Needles Battery (2.5 miles)
Tapnell Farm Park (3.1 miles)
West Wight Alpacas (3.6 miles)
Dinosaur Expeditions CIC (4.1 miles)
Escape Yachting - Day Sails (4.2 miles)
Hermit Charters (4.2 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Colwell

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SZ327879

Country: England

Local Authority: Isle of Wight

Parish: Freshwater

Nearest postcode: PO40 9RR

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Visitor information for Colwell Bay, Isle of Wight, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Tue, 18 Jun 2024 15:22:58 +0100