Welcome to 6 Coastguard Cottage.
Large sitting/dining-room with windows offering superb views.
Dining with a view out towards the sea.
Large fully equipped kitchen with a door out to large lawned garden.
Amazing views across Compton Bay towards Freshwater, a very popular spot for surfers.
Have fun making daisy chains on a summer afternoon.
Take advantage of the layout of 6 Coastguard.
The spacious double bedroom on the first floor...
..with stunning sea views.
The coastline can offer dramatic changes in weather.
The twin bedroom on first floor with sea views.
Uninterrupted views from the first floor bedroom.
The smaller twin bedroom on the first floor.
The family bathroom with bath and large walk-in shower cubicle.
The entrance is just off a little lane at the front of the property; plenty of parking space.
Relax at this Classic Cottage.
6 Coastguard Cottages is one of an original group of cottages situated on stunning National Trust coastline.
Compton Bay is dog friendly on one half of the beach which is sign posted.
Coastal footpath where you can walk into Freshwater or even as far as Alum Bay for the keener hikers.
Compton Bay has something for all ages, you can hunt for fossils from the dinosaur era, or catch a wave on a surfboard.
Spend the morning walking along the clifftop walking trails and your afternoon on the beach.
Explore the famous Needles in Freshwater.

6 Coastguard Cottages

3558

Brook / Sleeps 6 + cot*

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Sun Inn (¾ mile)

A lovely thatched pub with a great beer garden and views across the English Channel. Set in countryside but a stones throw from Compton Bay, this is the place to stop for lunch or dinner and it's great for walkers, cyclists and locals alike. Car parking is available and dogs are very welcome.

Nearest beach

Brook Chine Beach (300 yards)

Brook Chine Beach is found to the north of the Military Road. Along the coast from Compton Bay, Brook Chine Beach is a sandy beach surrounded by beautiful scenery. Take your dog onto this year-round dog-friendly beach and see if you can find any fossils.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Rated 3 out of 5 stars

October 2021

Brook Chine Beach

impossible for me now to get down to it as the ramp is so broken up, but a fantastic beach

Nearest walk

The Warrior Trail (¼ mile)

A 6 mile circular trail that celebrates 'the horse the Germans could not kill' (see the film, War Horse) by following the footsteps (hoofsteps?) of this famous equine around Brook and Mottistone on the west coast of the island. Click the link for Visit Isle of Wight's map download.

Nearest town

Brook (½ mile)

A picture perfect village full of photo opportunities, Brook is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Ideally located for the watersports and beaches of the west coast, the village itself is a peaceful hideaway with easy access to bigger villages full of local conveniences as well as the many walking routes of the area.

Also nearby

Compton Bay (½ mile)

Park above the beach and take the steps down. There's two miles of open sandy beach, sandstone cliffs and the chalk cliffs of Freshwater further afield. There are no facilities apart from toilets so take all your food and drink with you. It's a popular spot for kitesurfers and windsurfers. Dogs are not allowed from 1st June to the end of September and there is no lifeguard cover.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2019

Great beach shame about the dogs

Beautiful beach shame they allow dogs on it while summer months and children are there as I witnessed ignorant owners allowing their dogs to foul the beach and leave it there


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

April 2017

A great spot for an Ice cream if you're out for a drive along the South Coast. One of the few places on the Island you can usually find some Surf

Freshwater Bay beach (2 ¾ miles)

A pretty bay with a sand and pebble beach nestled in between chalk cliffs. Located just to the east of Needles headland, the beach is popular but usually has ample space and facilities. Parking is available and dogs are not allowed from May until the end of September. There's no lifeguard cover here.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2019

Refreshing

We sat on the wall next to the short promenade, the air is so fresh, the sun was warm and the sea was noisy around this lovely bay crashing over nearby rocks and rushing up the beach. It was only 30 minutes but wonderful in October.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

April 2017

If you visit at high tide, there's a good spot along the sea wall to jump off and go for a swim. At low tide the 'cabbage patch' of rocks appear, a great spot for rock pooling and exploring, but shoes are advised!

Totland Bay (4 ½ miles)

Check the tide times before you visit as at high tide there is very little beach. At low tide the beach is pebbly with some sand. A promenade goes through to Colwell Bay which is a nice walk with lovely views across to the mainland. There is a disused pier and other facilities are available including toilets and a restaurant. Dogs are not allowed from May until the end of September. No lifeguard cover is available here.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2021

Totland Bay

A great beach for all the family and very quiet before the school term ended. When the tide is out there is plenty of sand, but once the tide comes in the beach is reduced considerably. There is still enough for access. The Waterfront restaurant serves excellent food and has wonderful views.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2019

Totland Bay

Children absolutely loved Totland Bay both at high and low tides and sunset. Rocky corner provided lots of excitement when watching for baby crash and Little fish.
Dog owners do walk dogs on the Beach thought, it is not too often but it does happen there are no signs about dogs not being allowed too. Some People arrive atTotland bay by boat with dogs too.
Overall beautiful beach with a lot of sand at low tide. Not very crowded and loved by children. Walk to The far left sidę to the peaceful atmosphere near National Trust park side.

Off The Rails (3 ¾ miles)

The original station was transformed into a restaurant in 2014 and is now open for lunch and dinner throughout the year. This is a popular spot for walkers and cyclists and dogs are made very welcome. Give them a call for opening times before you go as they don't open every day during off season months.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2017

Fantastic meal and a nice location for a bit of birdwatching

We had some great burgers and a delicious roast duck leg with a savoury waffle (loved the sauce too!) What a great location! Shame it was too cold for us to explore the wetlands and foreshore, however still managed to spot a few interesting birds on the way back to the town centre. Dogs are welcome too, which is a bonus, and they can even sample some "doggy treats"

Yarmouth (4 miles)

On the north-west coast of the Isle of Wight, this bustling small town has lots to offer incuding the longest wooden pier in England dating back to 1875. You will also find some lovely cafes, an eclectic range of boutique shops, cobbled streets and a fabulous Tudor Castle. The Wightlink ferry arrives and departs to and from Lymington here and it's a great place to watch yachts and ships sail by.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2022

Yarmouth

We had amazing fish and chips on the beach here in the evening, 5 minutes drive from the house.
Lovely town to look around and fabulous ships to watch

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