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St Helens Beach

Bembridge, Isle of Wight

A quiet rural beach of sand and shingle backed by National Trust land, providing excellent walking and bird-watching oppourtunities.

Beach Type



Toilets(including disabled) and a Campsite


Jetskiing and power boating

Nature and Wildlife

There is a considerable network of cycletracks and bridleways for offroad cycling. for more info on walks visit

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by the council. dog bins are provided as are litter bins.


Dogs are allowed on the beach.

Tourist Information

Ryde Tourist information centre. 81 Union St. ryde West. IOW. Tel: 01983 562905


Nearest town: Bembridge
County: Isle of Wight
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6984, -1.09794
Postcode: PO33 1XZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


The beach is easily reached from the Dover road in St Helens Village. Access to the beach from the promenade is via a public slipway and steps.

Public Transport

There is a local bus service. although there is a 10 minute walk to the beach from the drop off point.

Nearest Railway Stations

Brading (Approx. 2 miles away)
Smallbrook Junction (Approx. 3 miles away)
Ryde St Johns Road (Approx. 3 miles away)
Ryde Esplanade (Approx. 3 miles away)
Sandown (Approx. 4 miles away)

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


Ample parking is available. although there is a charge.

Nearby Car Parks

The Duver - Seaview, St Helens (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
The Duver, St Helens (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
The Green Pavilion, St Helens (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Steyne Road, Bembridge (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Lane End, Bembridge (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Pier Road, Seaview (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Bembridge Down (Barrier), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Bembridge Down (Fort), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Bembridge Down (BBQ), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Culver Down (Battery), Culver Cliff (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bembridge