British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

Interested in more than just beaches? Check out our new sister site, Sea Britain, for a comprehensive guide to Britain's coastline. Beaches, coastal towns and features, local accomodation, weather, tides, local tourist attractions and more. All at

Whitecliff Bay Beach

Bembridge, Isle of Wight

A pleasant privately owned sand and shingle beach, set in a bay and backed by Culver Cliffs and Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park.

Beach Type



Cafe and picnic area
The Chalet Park has a wide range of facilities


Swimming and body boarding

Nature and Wildlife

There are many footpaths. including cliff top walks offering sweeping views of the area.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned regularly.


Dogs are not allowed on the beach at ANY time of the year.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre. Guildhall. Newport. Isle of Wight. PO30 1TY. Tel: 01983 823366. Web:


Nearest town: Bembridge
County: Isle of Wight
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6714, -1.09279
Postcode: PO35 5PL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Bembridge, Isle of Wight at Explore Britain.


Whitecliff Bay is off the B3395 which can be reached from the A3055.

Public Transport

Buses from Ryde and Newport stop at the main entrance to the holiday park.There is a public footpath through the park.

Nearest Railway Stations

Brading (Approx. 2 miles away)
Sandown (Approx. 3 miles away)
Lake (Approx. 4 miles away)
Smallbrook Junction (Approx. 4 miles away)
Ryde St Johns Road (Approx. 4 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is limited parking at the adjacent holiday park.

Nearby Car Parks

Culver Down (Battery), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Culver Down (Culver Haven), Sandown (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Bembridge Down (Middle), Sandown (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Steyne Road, Bembridge (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Bembridge Down (BBQ), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Bembridge Down (Fort), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Bembridge Down (Barrier), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Lane End, Bembridge (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
The Duver - Seaview, St Helens (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
The Green Pavilion, St Helens (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bembridge