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About Colwell Bay

Colwell Bay lies on the western side of the island and is situated between The Needles and Yarmouth Harbour. It’s a small, family-friendly beach in Freshwater and is popular with holidaymakers and locals alike. However, despite its popularity, Colwell Bay rarely gets crowded, unlike some of the bigger beaches on the island.

Even if you don’t do much swimming or sandcastle building, you’ll love the beautiful views of Hurst Castle and Fort Albert just across the Solent. The local seaside café and beach hut shops are ideal for when you want to buy yourself a snack or a new rubber ring.

If you want another beach to explore, Totland Bay is just a nine-minute drive away. It too is a sandy beach and its clear waters make it ideal for swimming.

How to get here

Colwell Bay is closest to Yarmouth ferry port, but getting here from East Cowes and Fishbourne is also easy. You can either use your sat nav to find us, or use our own directions, which you can see here. If you do get lost or need more help with planning your journey, don’t be afraid to ask us for assistance, just call us on 01983 897391.

What happens when we arrive?

Just park up and pop to reception and they will provide you with all the information ready for you to start your holiday, don’t worry if you’re early, let the team know and they may even be able to check you in early – for more information click here

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