Compton Beach, Isle of Wight, on a blue sky day

Compton Beach

Also known as Compton Bay, this beach is popular with photographers.

The wide sweep of the bay, the clean sands and the pristine downs makes it one of the most picturesque and best Isle of Wight beaches.

This is one of the island’s widest sandy stretches, and it’s popular with both locals and tourists alike. Good for sports, swimming, and sunbathing and dogs are welcome all year round.