Ventnor beach, Ventnor, isle of Wight
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    Ventnor Beach Information

    Ventnor Beach is a well sheltered sand and shingle beach and the cliffs make it a perfect sun trap for beachgoers.

    The walk to this beach is really pretty as you amble through the town and past the Cascade Gardens to the sea.  It’s a great family beach for paddling, swimming, sunbathing and picnics.

    Plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants offer a wide variety of food and drink on the seafront and Bonchurch, a secluded beach, is within walking distance.  Fresh crab and lobster can be purchased at Blake’s at the start of the esplanade if you fancy too.

    If you want to explore further afield then head West and visit Steephill cove or hike along the cliff paths to St Lawrence with its rocky beach.

    The locals will tell you that it’s not great for water sports as there are hidden rocks and a strong tides.

    Facilities include parking, toilets, disabled access, cafes, restaurants, pubs, botanical gardens and shops.

    Ventnor Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Ventnor Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Ventnor, 29 beaches in Isle of Wight, or check our list of Isle of Wight Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Beach Bathing Water Quality

    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow and next Friday, with high temperatures falling to 11°C next Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy overnight.
       0%  17%   3 mph
      6:01 am    8:08 pm
    Saturday, Apr 21st
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
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      5:59 am    8:09 pm

    Sunday, Apr 22nd
     Partly cloudy until evening.
       31%  32%   11 mph
      5:57 am    8:11 pm
    Monday, Apr 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy starting in the evening.
       2%  64%   15 mph
      5:55 am    8:12 pm

    Tuesday, Apr 24th
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       11%  99%   17 mph
      5:53 am    8:14 pm
    Wednesday, Apr 25th
     Breezy until afternoon and partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       48%  29%   18 mph
      5:51 am    8:16 pm

    Thursday, Apr 26th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon and breezy in the morning.
       6%  55%   16 mph
      5:49 am    8:17 pm
    Friday, Apr 27th
     Rain starting in the afternoon.
       47%  41%   6 mph
      5:47 am    8:19 pm

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