"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandown - Yaverland Beach

This magnificient bay is characterised by its craggy cliffs and clean crisp waters. The appealing sand and stone beach runs between the imposing Culver Cliff at one end and Sandown at the other. With its own sailing club and windsurfing, canoeing, kite surfing and jet skiing on offer, thrill seekers will be in their element at this pleasant beach. Quieter than the other beaches between Sandown and Shanklin. Yaverland offers safe swimming and exciting fossil hunting by the cliffs. There is a Zoo and dinosaur museum only ten minutes walk away.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Sandown

Local authority: Isle of Wight Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ612848


Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sandown - Yaverland Beach

  • Isle of Wight Zoo (0m)
  • Dinosaur Isle (0m)
  • Brading Roman Villa (1m)
  • Sandown Pier (1m)
  • Isle of Wight Wax Works (1m)
  • Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum (1m)
  • Old Town Hall Museum (1m)
  • Nunwell House and Gardens (2m)
  • Bembridge Windmill (2m)
  • Bembridge Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Bembridge Maritime Museum Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre (3m)
  • Jungle Jims Adventure Play Area (3m)
  • Summer Arcade (3m)
  • Shanklin Chine (3m)
  • The Shanklin Treasure Trail (3m)
  • Bembridge Lifeboat Station (3m)
  • Waltzing Waters (3m)
  • Wight Karting (3m)
  • Island Speedway (4m)
  • Amazon World (4m)
  • Sallys Riding School (4m)
  • Goodleaf Tree Climbing (4m)
  • Rosemary Vineyard (4m)
  • Seaview Wildlife Encounter (4m)
  • Appley Park (5m)
  • Brickfields Horsecountry (5m)
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway (5m)
  • Brickfields Riding Stables (5m)
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (5m)
  • Puckpool Park Wireless Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Point
Art 2 Artz Community Arts Studio & Gallery
2 Albert Road
Isle of Wight
PO36 8AN

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 22 March


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1023
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:11 GMT
Low Tide
07:46 GMT
High Tide
14:31 GMT
Low Tide
20:07 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Yaverland on the Isle of Wight is a south east facing beach with white sands, sheltered seas and a little shack for ice creams, cups of tea and buckets and spades. It's backed by a holiday park and a zoo.

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