Below is a list of council run beaches that are all or partly dog friendly:
Alum Bay - pebble beach with strong currents and superb views
Bembridge - several beaches both sand and pebble - low tide brings hundreds of rock pools
Bonchurch - shingle and sand beach with rock pools
Brook - sandy beach with fossilised remains of a prehistoric pine forest.
Compton Bay - two mile red gold sand beach with stunning views at sunset
Reeth May - hidden away beach flanked by sheer cliffs.
Ryde - some areas are dog friendly look out for the signs
St Helens - dune beach with views of harbour
Seagrove Bay - sand and shingle beach - safe swimming water as very calm
Steephill Cove - peacful and secluded with great views and lovely cafe
Yaverland - sandy beach - great for watersports and fossel hunting
Every effort has been taken in compiling this information is correct however no responsability can be taken for any errors contained - for upto date information on Dog friendly beaches please see the Isle of Wight Concil website.
all restricted beaches have signage at points of entry and exit which explain the prohibited zones. The National Trust care for other beaches on the Island, they operate their own dog bans on some of their beaches.
For a description of the beaches and pictures please see: Isle of Wight Beaches