Gurnard Bay

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Gurnard Bay is located in Isle of Wight
Gurnard Bay
Gurnard Bay
Gurnard Bay on the Isle of Wight
Gurnard Bay. The village of Gurnard is seen in the distance.

Gurnard Bay is a bay on the north west coast of the Isle of Wight, England, in the western arm of the Solent. It lies to the north west of the village of Gurnard from which it takes its name. Its shoreline is 2 km (1.2 mi) in length and is gently curving. It stretches from Gurnard Head in the west to Egypt Point to the east. A panoramic view of the bay and the village of Gurnard can be seen from ferries approaching Cowes or East Cowes from the Solent.

The seabed is a mixture of mud and sand and the beach is predominantly shingle.

A small brook called Gurnard Luck enters the bay at the south western end.

The bay is best viewed and accessed from the green at Gurnard.


Coordinates: 50°45′54″N 1°19′48″W / 50.765°N 1.33°W / 50.765; -1.33