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Lovely and unspoilt

We stayed locally and our walks with the dogs took us this way often. Some nice little cafes on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Taniabellamia
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wonderful beach

Shame the cafes were closed it but what a lovely quaint little beach rugged yet beautiful..a lovely... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
Tracey H
,
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely beach” (15 reviews)
“beach shops” (6 reviews)
“low tide” (4 reviews)
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"a real gem"
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"lovely food"
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"buckets and spades"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed locally and our walks with the dogs took us this way often. Some nice little cafes on the way to warm up, but generally not much except lovely unspoilt coastal walk, with some pretty beach huts. We really loved it.

Thank Taniabellamia
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Shame the cafes were closed it but what a lovely quaint little beach rugged yet beautiful..a lovely walk to alum bay ....

Thank Tracey H
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Colwell Bay is a small but pretty bay with lovely views Westward looking towards Bournemouth, Poole Bay and Studland. Most facilities are closed over the winter but there is a stunning walk over to nearby Totland Bay - about 15 minutes.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite beaches on the Isle of Wight. Ok, just a few minutes from my house, but it's a great place to visit. At this time of year sadly most of the cafes have shut up for the season, but a walk on...More

Thank DavidAThornton
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love coming down here, for as long as I can remember it's always been my favourite, love that there are beach shops close by. It's a lovely clean beach and the water is nice and clean and shallow.

Thank Izzy B
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Clean and clear water to swim. Safe and gentle slope for children to play in the water. Sand OK but may be weedy if there has been a wind from the North prior to your visit.

Thank AlistairRD
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Its not the best beach on the island but what it offers is good for a beach holiday it has a sheltered location, generally clean but a bit weedy and stony, it has good beach service - shop, cafes, bar and food outlets, the Hut...More

Thank John T
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Collwell Bay has seen many changes since I first came here in 1954, it still is a good beach for the children. It has seen a resent face lift by all of the businesses and is now looking quite Mediterranean, good facilities and nice safe...More

Thank Roger S
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of my favourite beaches and part of the sea. Admittedly there's not much beach, however still plenty of places to lounge. Take a BBQ for the evening and watch the sunset, the atmosphere down there is perfect. There's a shop,...More

Thank huney231
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Great place, even though the weather wasn't great all the time! Good cafes, easy parking and lovely walk along the coastal path

Thank Heather R
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