Compton Bay and Downs

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

What's on 

Upcoming events

Compton Family Walk

Tue 19 Feb 2019
14:00-16:00
As the tide falls, families looking for an adventure in the great outdoors this half term can join our ranger and stride out along the beach and up towards the downs.
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.

Compton Bay and Downs

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.