Alum Bay Beach

Alum Bay lies at the western most point of the Isle of Wight and you can see the Needles quite clearly here. One of the things tourists love is the varied coloured sands of the cliffs and it is still possible to get the layered sands in tiny bottles in the gift shops in the nearly towns and villages.

This is a pebble beach and great for beach walks, shell and fossil hunting. Boat trips are run from a jetty on the beach and the facilities are good with a car park, toilets and a cafe.

The chalk downs around Alum Bay are fantastic walking country.

Alum Bay Beach has dog restrictions.
Dogs are allowed but must be kept on leads.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches at Totland, 29 beaches in Isle of Wight, or check our list of Isle of Wight Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 16.1℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 9.9 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (W)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (W)

Totland weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Alum Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Alum Bay Beach is at Totland Bay 2.13 km (1.32 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 05:23 (Height 2.14m)
   Low Tide at 09:02 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 17:32 (Height 2.21m)
   Low Tide at 21:38 (Height 1.31m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 06:21 (Height 2.24m)
   Low Tide at 10:26 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 18:30 (Height 2.28m)
   Low Tide at 23:07 (Height 1.35m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 07:17 (Height 2.35m)
   Low Tide at 11:55 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 19:24 (Height 2.34m)
Thu 06 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:26 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 08:21 (Height 2.45m)
   Low Tide at 12:59 (Height 1.10m)
   High Tide at 20:16 (Height 2.39m)
Fri 07 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:23 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 09:40 (Height 2.52m)
   Low Tide at 13:49 (Height 0.90m)
   High Tide at 22:16 (Height 2.42m)
Sat 08 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:12 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 10:46 (Height 2.57m)
   Low Tide at 14:35 (Height 0.74m)
   High Tide at 23:17 (Height 2.44m)
Sun 09 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:57 (Height 0.70m)
   High Tide at 11:40 (Height 2.56m)
   Low Tide at 15:19 (Height 0.64m)
   High Tide at 21:17 (Height 2.45m)

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