Views across the lake in Appley and across the Solent.
The sitting/dining-room has doors that open out to a little balcony overlooking the lake.
The dining-area is both modern and comfortable.
Enjoy your meals with the doors flung open on a lovely sunny day.
The kitchen is fully equipped and modern.
Little breakfast-area in the kitchen.
The comfortable main bedroom.
The twin bedroom.
The little balcony, an ideal spot to watch the world (or swans) sail by.
Number 8 Appley Sands is on the top floor with access from a communal stairway.
8 Appley Sands is located opposite the golden sands of Appley beach.
Appley beach stretches to Ryde or Puckpool and is a lovely safe beach for young families.
The lake is full of swans and, at the far end to the left, there is a swimming pool with retractable roof for the summer.
To the right of the lake there is a lovely wet play area for the younger discerning guests.

8 Appley Sands

3570

Ryde / Sleeps 4 + cot*

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

Nearest pub

The King Lud (½ mile)

A traditional seafront pub located at the foot of Ryde pier and offering real ales and draft cider. A popular place for locals and visitors alike, there is disabled access and dogs are welcome. Food is served daily and includes daily specials. There is disabled access and dogs are welcome.

Nearest beach

Appley Beach (¼ mile)

A wide, gently curving strip of golden sand, Appley Beach on the Isle of Wight has easy access, free parking and good facilities nearby. Boasting excellent water quality and cleaned daily, Appley Beach is a favourite across all generations. Often enjoying great swimming conditions and with lifeguard service in the summer, it is a popular choice amongst families. If you'd like to enjoy Appley from a different point of view, hop on the little dotto train that meanders along the promenade to Ryde.

Nearest walk

Ryde to Bembridge Coastal Walk (½ mile)

A walk of just under seven miles explores the coast from Ryde, through Seaview, Nettlestone, St Helen's and ending at Bembridge Lifeboat station. The only inland section is from Nettlestone Point to St Helen's Church. There are plenty of places to stop for a break, outstanding coastal views and it should take you just under three hours. Check out the website at Britishwalks.org for a free download. Don't forget to check out the bus times for your return journey.

Nearest town

Ryde (½ mile)

A large seaside town with a traditional Victorian pier for promenading (or playing amusements!) before taking a trip on the steam railway. The beach is the longest sandy beach on the island (Ryde East beach) and has views to the mainland. It's attached to Puckpool Park with entertainment facilities for families and remnants of War fortifications for history buffs. Bring your dog and walk for miles with east coast views around you.

Also nearby

Seaview Beach (1 ¼ miles)

Nestled between Seagrove Bay and Priory Bay, you'll find a mixture of sand and pebbles with large beach at low tide. Parking is nearby along the esplanade with small shops and cafes in Seaview down the road. Dogs are not allowed from May to the end of September. There is no lifeguard cover.

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

Mrs Povey September 2019

A few paces from property

Very good for walking the dog.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Carway August 2017

Old fashioned in the best possible way

This beach is always popular with lots of rocks for crabbing off, an easy part to get into the sea and a sandy bit for games

Seaview Village Community Shop (1 ¾ miles)

A recently opened community shop offering local produce, newspapers, fresh fruit, veg and milk. It's ideally situated in the middle of Seaview and a great place to stock up. They are only open mornings until Easter and then will extend to all day until October.

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

Mr Butler September 2019

Great choice

This shop was open at 2 set times during the day, and we were pleased to see it was open until 18.30 when we stayed in Sept. They have a great choice of local produce including dairy items, the milk and Greek yogurt we had was delicious. The fruit was fresh and good quality, plus on sale were various dry goods and newspapers. A great selection of items. We will use the shop again if we return to Seaview.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Liz Arnell February 2018

Great Little Local Shop

A new community shop recently opened in the heart of the village. It offers fresh fruit and vegetables, milk, bread and other local produce. This is the perfect place to get provisions in Seaview and saves a trip to the supermarket in the car.

Seaview to Ryde Walk (1 ¾ miles)

Park your car anywhere on the Esplanade at Seaview and walk past the Boathouse pub with the sea on your right. You will pass rows of beach huts, woodland and into Puckpool Park. The sea views are stunning across the Solent to the mainland and the park itself is a gem. The path hugs the coast all the way around to Ryde, past Appley beach with its gothic tower and into the town. You'll find lots of places to eat and drink en-route, the path is even and flat so suitable for pushchairs. Dogs are allowed on the footpaths but restricted on the beach so do check the signs. The return walk is approx 2 miles depending how far into Ryde you walk and the best return route is back the way you came.

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

Mr Butler September 2019

Enjoyable walk

With the sea to look at and all the activity on it along the way it is a very enjoyable walk. When the tide is out you can shorten the walk by cutting across the beaches. If you walk along the paths you will pass a small nature reserve which can be visited by all, a couple of pubs, The Boathouse looked good, a cafe which we went in called The Dell and recreations. The area named Appley has a Coastal Foley and woods to walk through. The beach at Ryde is large and sandy, and Ryde has many places for refreshments after your walk. You can continue your walk along the pier, which is free for pedestrians. We estimated the distance to be a little over 2 miles, we took our time and enjoyed the views.

Lily's Cafe (1 ¾ miles)

An Artisan coffee shop in the heart of Seaview just a short stroll away from the seafront. Enjoy homemade cakes, biscuits, panninis, salads and quiche. Pop in for a well earned snack if you are walking around the coast or spending the day of the beach.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

marythiebaut@gmail.com October 2019

Lily’s cafe

Delicious open wraps


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

June 2019

Perfect for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea

A proper local cafe that is open year round.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2018

Laughably Expensive

The owners have squashed in as much furniture and bric-a-brac as possible which makes for an uncomfortably 'cosy' ambience.

Although the fayre is good, it's not exceptional, the wait is long and the organisation is questionable. The prices charged would give one the impression that everything is gold plated. More realistic prices would lead to greater footfall and higher profits but then they'd have to get rid of some of the 'stuff' crammed in there and they'd have to organise themselves more effectively.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

May 2017

Lovely spot

Located on the High Street, this eclectic cafe serves good coffee and a great variety of snacks and cakes baked fresh daily. It's a bit of a tardis and looks small from the outside but there's loads of seating to the rear.

Seagrove Beach (2 miles)

A real gem in the Isle of Wight's crown, Seagrove Beach has a gently sloping sandy shore with rocky outcrops. An untamed stretch of coast, this safe-swimming beach is often quiet and provides a real haven of tranquility. Enjoying beautiful vistas, Seagrove Beach is a sight for sore eyes and there are toilets and a cafe for your convenience. The easiest access is via Seaview village, with a short walk from there. Dogs are welcome year-round.

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

Mrs BT August 2018

Hidden gem

We booked a weeks holiday in a cottage in Seagrove and didn’t realise how amazing the beach was going to be. The water is clean and clear and as we had super hot weather most of the week we were able to swim and play in the water with our small grandchildren. There are lovely walks in both directions and the beach is safe and not too crowded. The children loved seeing the local horse riding school take their route along the beach.

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