Compton Beach

Compton Beach, Newport: Address, Compton Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Compton Beach
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JohnW_10
Surrey55 contributions
Indian Summer swim
Sep 2021
I swam at Compton twice last week. Gentle shelving beach, which really extends at low water. Rollers can come in, depending on wind, hence popularity with surfers. Plenty of space for all particularly if one walks for a few minutes from bottom of steps, more. Car park free to NT members. Free toilets
Written September 26, 2021
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SSSh2010
Chichester, UK122 contributions
Worth a visit
Aug 2021 • Family
Nice little beach, clean water, pleasant evening beach walk. Carry picnic mat and windbreaker for a long and relaxed time at the beach
Written September 4, 2021
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Steven P
46 contributions
Take everything with you
Aug 2021 • Couples
Very busy, car park is free is you are a national trust card member. Not my favourite beach on the island and in my opinion shanklin, sandown and Ventnor are all better with better facilities. It depends on what you are after I suppose.
Written August 11, 2021
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Sallprice
Chelmsford, UK1,589 contributions
Jurassic coast
Jul 2021 • Family
Beautiful expanse of beach and cove set in the Jurassic coast lots to explore good access down and parking cliffs are red and the sand is half black half yellow great views
A real must to explore
Written August 4, 2021
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DebbieMac11
10 contributions
Beautiful beach
Jul 2021 • Family
We visited here twice in July. The beach has a National Trust car park park which we thought was reasonably priced and toilets nearby which were ok as far as public loos go but really handy. There was an ice cream van parked up here both times we visited which was nice and he sold body boards too which we purchased for the kids at £10 each. There are quite a few steps down to the beach which didn’t bother us but worth mentioning for people that it might. The sea was lovely and the bodyboarding was great fun, the boys even went off in search of fossils. Really peaceful, enjoyable beach and we would definitely visit again.
Written July 27, 2021
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Rolfies
lincolnshire427 contributions
Just beautiful
Jul 2021
During a short break my husband surprised me with a walk on the beach, a beautiful sunny day. He enjoyed many happy days there on his childhood holidays but it has taken 34 years to take me!
Written July 17, 2021
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Colin G
Kent, UK178 contributions
Pleasant family/couples/dog-friendly beach
Jul 2021 • Couples
Good car park, (National Trust funded), with well maintained steps down to beach. Sandy and pleasant beach with half dog-free & half dog-friendly. A good central area for swimming & surfing but some stretches very rocky for swimming.
Written July 14, 2021
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Amy Jarvis
Bexley, UK109 contributions
Lovely Afternoon
Jun 2021 • Family
My husband myself and my 2 year old son visited We got there around 1.30 to the car park over a hour you have to pay 4 pound for the carpark and walk down quite a few stairs there was an iceam van selling boards buckets £2 and spades £2 and icecreams £2.50.
There are toilets are the top next to the car park they were not nice at all but handy to have I suppose.
The tide went out about 4/5 and we looked for the famous iguadon footprint bit couldn't find it but lots of fossils and a fun area to explore.
The Sand is different colours which is interesting was lovely when the sun came out.
Had a lovely afternoon there.
Dogs allowed on one side of the beach.
Don't bring a pushchair or buggy.
Written June 26, 2021
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Skywalker3
East Anglia126 contributions
Great views
May 2021
Great views and the climb down the steps for a walk along the beach are worth it. Visited during string winds and stunning views of stormy seas. Officious National Trust volunteer on car park patrol spoiled day somewhat by arguing over car park pass.
Written May 23, 2021
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san m
10 contributions
A nice place if you want to be far away from daily life
Mar 2021 • Solo
My favourite place ❤
In the last three years from March until November I walk and spend time on the beach.
Written April 29, 2021
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