Whitecliff Bay - ISLE OF WIGHT

What's around Whitecliff Bay?



Whitecliff Bay is a beautiful area of the Isle of Wight, located on the very eastern side of the island. The sandy bay by the sea is home to a beach that is popular with tourists and locals, and this long stretch of shingle and sand is home to two lovely cafes. Renting self-catering accommodation near to Whitecliff Bay is a brilliant way to experience this stunning section of the Isle of Wight, which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The bay, together with Bembridge Ledges, is noted for its geological and biological features and is a definite must-see for lovers of natural beauty and nature.

Bembridge Windmill on the Isle of Wight

Two miles north-east of Whitecliff Bay is the large village of Bembridge, which is home to the Isle of Wight’s only windmill. This stunning windmill dates back to around 1700 and is a National Trust site. Visitors can climb this incredible structure and learn about how the machinery was used in the past to operate the windmill, and this trip makes a very enjoyable afternoon out for those who have an interest in technology and history.



Places to visit near Whitecliff Bay


As well as plenty of pubs and restaurants in which to sample a tasty meal, Bembridge has its own Heritage Centre, with exhibitions showing the village’s history through artefacts, maps, medals and photographs, and makes a very educational visit.

The beautiful Culver Down is located very close to Whitecliff Bay. This stunning area consists of open chalk cliffs, lovely country cottages and a cosy and friendly pub, the Culver Haven, and nature lovers will adore the vast array of birds and flowers that can be spotted near to the down.

About three miles from Whitecliff Bay is the Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum, which is a really wonderful place to visit if you are bringing your children with you on holiday or if you have a particular fondness for antiques. Housed in a cottage, this museum is home to over two thousand toys, the oldest of which dates back to a whopping 2000 BC, and there are plenty of things to see such as doll houses, toy trains, teddy bears and rocking horses.

Whitecliff Bay is an area of natural beauty overlooking the sea on the Isle of Wight. Renting a holiday cottage is perfect for if you want to wake up to fresh sea air on a daily basis and feel revitalised every morning, and if you are fond of exploring lesser-known parts of the island.

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near Whitecliff Bay


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