The church on the hill Open most days and welcoming to all visitors. Church of England – The original medieval church was burned to the ground in 1862 and rebuilt around the surviving parts, it is now the best preserved Victorian church on the Isle of Wight. The church has some truly beautiful stained glass windows and due to its location some amazing views. An unspoiled beach of golden sand adjacent to the popular Compton Bay with rugged coastline and stunning views. Brook beach is a great beach for many activities either on the beach or in the water and is very popular with kite surfers. A great places for swimming although rocky in places so worth and investment in some good water shoes. Brook beach is a must for those fossil hunters and dinosaur enthusiasts as here you will find a fossilised forest of huge trees which appears from beneath the waves at Hanover Point at low tide.