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Relaxing stroll

We have been to Colwell Bay quite a few times on holiday and love an after breakfast stroll along... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
So relaxing

Small but a nice sandy beach (dogs not allowed ) and a choice of 2 nice places to sit, eat and... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
South Aegean, Greece
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“lovely beach” (15 reviews)
“sandy beach” (9 reviews)
“high tide” (6 reviews)
Freshwater, England
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We have been to Colwell Bay quite a few times on holiday and love an after breakfast stroll along Colwell Bay. So peaceful and you can look back to the mainland from here. On the way back you can enjoy a coffee etc at the...More

Thank gwyneth_smith1
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Small but a nice sandy beach (dogs not allowed ) and a choice of 2 nice places to sit, eat and drink and enjoy the relaxing view of the Hampshire coast. When the tide comes in the beach is completely covered but you can still...More

Thank onehammer
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Stayed in colwell bay chalets. Ideal place to stay. Lots to do . Pool at the complex and hot tub. Went for walks on sea front. We didn't seem to get the tides right as it was nearly in each time we visited so kids...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Stayed just up the road from the beach. There is a shop at the entrance to the beach a cafe a bar and also a more expensive restaurant. Superb views from the beach looking over to Hurst Castle and the mainland. The beach is part...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A week is not enough on the Isle of Wight! We stayed in a bungalow at Colwell Bay...overlooking the Solent, 100 yards from a child friendly beach...

Thank Ffionsnan
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This beach is open partially to dogs so watch for the markings between 1 May to 30 September. There are several place along it to stop for a meal or a drink or a loo stop. Sand at low tide, rockpools, not too many stones...More

Thank Linda4663
Reviewed 25 May 2017

After waiting years for the walk to re-open after the landslide very disappointed only carried out a cheap repair. We no longer have a flat walk, it would now be very difficult for wheelchairs and pushers.

1  Thank jimiow
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had more luck on Totland beach. However this us a nice beach with good views of Hurst castle across the solent. The man in the beach hut come shop was really friendly.

Thank global n
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great for the kids and dog, to run around and look for fossils. Shame about The damage that was suffered but they are making it nice again. A good couple of restaurant/bars I. The costal oath.

Thank MrsWDoha
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is lovely small beach with safe bathing and places to eat, buy ice- creams and buckets and spades etc. Also the Hut is a restaurant which is a lovely place to eat out in the evening and watch the sunset over the sea.

Thank LeopardLadyYvonne
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