sandown beach on the isle of wight

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  • Location: Sandown Beach, Isle of Wight, England
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  • Info: Live streaming beach webcam at Sandown beach on the Isle of Wight, England. Sandown Beach has miles of golden sand as well as a pleasure pier and lots of cafes and kiosks along the seafront.

More info: Sandown beach is located on the south east coast of the Isle of Wight, at the typically Victorian seaside resort of Sandown. It is known for its long stretch of golden sand is often regarded as one of the best beaches on the island. The esplanade is lined with Victorian and Georgian style buildings and the pier has a large amusement arcade, bowling, crazy golf and cafes, as well as various designated sea fishing areas.

The Isle of Wight Zoo is situated on the seafront in Sandown. Other attractions include the Dinosaur Isle museum, an 18 hole golf course and Sandham Gardens

Just north of the town are Culver Downs which are owned by the National Trust and home to various wildlife and seabirds who nest on the cliffs. Inland are the freshwater wetlands of Sandown Levels and Alverstone Mead Nature Reserve, a popular birdwatching spot. Further inland are the woodlands of Borthwood.

Each year in July and August the Sandown Carnival takes place; it is one of the oldest carnivals and dates back to 1889 with various daytime processions and illuminated evening events.