Compton Bay and Downs

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, our countryside space is open for local visitors to access for walks. We ask all visitors to follow guidance on social distancing to keep everyone safe.

One of the Island's favourite beaches and biggest expanses of open downland

Walk our trails

Compton Bay and Downs

History

Compton Bay and Downs

Our work

A view from Dunsbury westwards to Tennyson with a setting sun

Dunsbury Farm – protecting a butterfly paradise 

Securing the future of one of the UK’s rarest butterflies: Dunsbury Farm on the Isle of Wight – our largest English coastal acquisition in over 20 years – will help protect the Glanville fritillary butterfly, and champion wildlife-friendly farming.