Compton Bay and Downs

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

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Compton Bay and Downs

History

Compton Bay and Downs

What's on 

Upcoming events

Guided Walk: Discover a Changing Landscape

Fri 21 Feb 2020
10:00-12:30
Compton Bay is a naturally changing landscape. On this three mile walk, we’ll help you discover the opportunities and challenges there are in working on a changing coast.
Compton Bay and Downs

Places to stay

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.

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Get involved

Aerial viewof the Needles Headland, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Association 

Find out more about how you can join the Isle of Wight Association, and support the work of the National Trust.