You will need a car, stout footware, a tide table, a map and take plenty of food and drink because its very isolated. If you look at google earth, find st, catherines light house. This is a south facing, unofficial but long-established naturist beach, used by both locals and visitors. Os explorer map ol29 grid ref 490756 streetmap microsoft virtual earth. Note confusingly, the naturist beach is actually rocken end - there is no access from blackgang itself. Fantastic sandy beach with stunning views to culver cliff and out into sandown bay. Plenty of beach at both high and low tide and a handy cafe and car park nearby. Excellent gently shelving dog friendly beach loved by children watch out for dinosaur foot prints and even the occasional dinosaur fossil. The west wight beaches are perfect for surfers while the vast acres of sand at appley in ryde at low tide are ideal for bucket and spade holidays, families, paddling and picnicking. The soaring coastline at compton bay can be a fossil finders delight with dinosaur footprints visible at low tide. The towns of sandown and shanklin encompass award winning sandown bay, which won beach of the year. Near niton, isle of wight when you get to the car park (which is sometimes very busy) at the end of old blackgang road, head for the beach through the gate at the far end. Valerian sun club havenstreet ryde, isle of wight po33 4ds the friendly naturist club set in six acres of woodland on the isle of wight. Sandown is a sandy beach located near sandown in isle of wight. Dogs are not permitted on these beaches between 1 may and 30 september. You will need a car, stout footware, a tide table, a map and take plenty of food and drink because its very isolated. If you look at google earth, find st, catherines light house. Beautiful clean beach , fantastic fish and chip restaurant big sizes reasonable priced great service,loads for children todo hours of fun , and a few gifts shops really lovely gifts for all ages bought some beauti. The front at shanklin is designed for a walk and a sit, then a walk along the beach, sandy sand just waiting for kids, a tide that comes right in, shops and an arcade beside.