A Naturist World Atherfield Beach - Atherfield Point

Beach Destination Information

  • Listed By : Team - ANW
  • Listed On : Jul 01, 2019
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  • Category : Europe-North » England
  • Description : A long stretch of empty but attractive coastline which is sandy and suitable for swimming. It is somewhat off the beaten track so you are almost guaranteed a little peace and quiet. Access is via unmaintained cliff paths which tins out the visitors even more.

    This makes it an ideal spot for a bit of nude sunbathing and Atherfield Point is an unofficial nudist beach. Swimming is reportedly safe here, it is also good for fishing and Surfing but with no lifeguards.
  • Location : Chale, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England, UK

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Good to Know

  • Beach Type Beaches and Coves
  • Facilities None so take all you need.
  • Nudist Status Tolerated / Clothing Optional
  • Ease of Access steep shingle beach stretching from the rocks of Atherfield ledge in the east to Dutchmans point,a very deep water mark in the west.

Getting There

  • Town / County / State Chale, Isle of Wight
  • Zip / Postal Code PO38 2LG
  • Directions OS grid ref. SZ 4536 7903. Atherfield, Isle of Wight. Another Mark to be found on the A3055, Military rd. Coming from Blackgang drive past the carpark for Chale, parking is on the grass verge just before Atherfield Holiday camp The footpath is sign posted and is via Shepherds Chine, reasonably easy descent to the beach.


  • Latitude 50.617786
  • Longitude -1.348039
  • Sea Level (In Meters) 28