Compton Beach, Isle of Wight
One of the Isle of Wight’s best kept secrets is Compton Beach. Located in West Wight, Compton offers a two mile stretch of contrasting golden and dark sands, with rolling seas, tumbling multi-coloured sandstone cliffs, and the white chalk cliffs at Freshwater in the distance.
Beach address: Military Road, Brook, Freshwater, Isle Of Wight, PO30 4HF
Photo credit: Sophia Brading