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Freshwater Bay

Freshwater Bay

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Part of the IW Coastal Trail

Stunning Rock Formations

Noted for its stunning geology and coastal rock formations that have resulted from centuries worth of erosion.

The soft sandy bay is the starting point for the walk to the Tennyson Monument, high on the downs overlooking the bay, named after local resident Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the Victorian poet laureate.



School Trip Information Sheet for Freshwater Bay
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Fun Factor 50%
Educational 70%


Average rating from past clients: 3.5 out of 5

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Freshwater Bay is best suited to older children and adults


Freshwater Bay is best suited to older children and adults

Educational Resources for Freshwater Bay

The following Freshwater Bay educational resources are FREE to use when you book your trip with Education Destination. Some include pre or post-visit classroom work, others are on-site activities. All are accompanied by detailed Teacher Notes and some even have sample lesson plans!

Prepared by our expert team of teachers with local Island knowledge, each resource addresses a specific National Curriculum topic. Click on any image for full details.

Freshwater Bay is proud to be part of the Island Classroom

Include Freshwater Bay in your next Isle of Wight school trip!

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