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Swim at Thorness Bay

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All abilities

All abilities



Swim in the sea at the secluded Thorness Beach, set in a site of Special Scientific Interest. One of very few beaches that are accessible on the North shore of the island, Thorness beach offer great views of the busy Solent. It is only accessible through the Park Resorts site where you can park and follow the footpath to the beach.

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Hire equipment

Hire equipment

General Information
Free entry

No entry cost

Suitable for dogs

Great for dogs

Refreshments available on site.

The Park centre has a cafe, bar and restaurant

Toilets available

Toilets available at the Park centre


Camping options are available nearby.


For more information visit the Isle of Wight Thorness Beach website.

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Free parking

Plenty of free parking on the Park Resorts site, just a short walk down to the beach.

Not easily accessible by public transport.

Not easily accessible by public transport.


Thorness Bay Beach, Thorness Ln, Cowes PO31 8NQ


SZ 45818 93592