British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Bembridge Beach

Ryde, Isle of Wight

The beach is made up of sand interspersed with rocky pools. Low tide reveals the Bembridge ledge on which many ships have run aground over the years.

Beach Type





(two sailing clubs in Bembridge)
Visits to the Maritime museum or the last remaining windmill on the Isle of Wight

Nature and Wildlife

Bembridge is surrounded on three sides by the sea and it's varied beaches stretch from the natural harbour in the north through pebble areas. sandy areas and rock pools to black rock ledge in the south.

Water Quality





No Dog restrictions.

Tourist Information 01983 813818 Or.


Nearest town: Ryde
County: Isle of Wight
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6883, -1.06982
Postcode: PO35 5TB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Ryde, Isle of Wight at Explore Britain.


Take the B330 from Ryde. signposted Bembridge

Public Transport

Bus route 2/2B Cowes - Newport - Shanklin - Sandown - Bembridge. run by Southern Vectis.

Nearest Railway Stations

Brading (Approx. 3 miles away)
Smallbrook Junction (Approx. 4 miles away)
Sandown (Approx. 4 miles away)
Ryde St Johns Road (Approx. 5 miles away)
Ryde Esplanade (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available next to the beach

Nearby Car Parks

Lane End, Bembridge (Long stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Steyne Road, Bembridge (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
The Duver - Seaview, St Helens (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
The Duver, St Helens (Long stay).
About 1.6 miles away
The Green Pavilion, St Helens (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Culver Down (Battery), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Culver Down (Culver Haven), Sandown (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Bembridge Down (Middle), Sandown (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Bembridge Down (BBQ), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Bembridge Down (Fort), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Ryde