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Good beach for getting away from the tourists its our longest beach almost 9 miles long. You can find dinosaur footprints at brook point. most of our Dinosaur fossils are found in these cliffs.
Gorgeous beach with plenty of lovely views and areas to stop for a picnic or stroll along the front. It’s a popular area for surfers so we watched these as we enjoyed our ice cream from the van parked in the car park.
Stopped here for a picnic lunch while touring around the island. Nice car park, with toilets and an ice cream van. Great views from the car park overlooking the beach and Freshwater bay. The beach can be accessed by a set of steps which are fairly steep but it's worth it one of…
Steep steps down lead to an area of black beach contaminated with effluent. The pictures make it looks so appealing. Maybe as the sun wasn't shining - I don't know. It was just a bit of beach with some muddy cliffs. The sea comes in quickly so be careful not to get cut…
The tide was out when we arrived and all I can say is wow. Beach was enormous, went out a very long way. Sand at the top and speckled with stones as you went out. Dogs allowed in designated areas. You can see the sea forts from here and watch the hovercraft coming and going…