Totland Bay, Isle of Wight

Beach and Pier


Old postcards are sometimes poorly produced and grainy, I've done my best to scan them.

Dates are from the card or my estimate (where possible). The maker of the card is shown in brackets (where available).

All pictures on this page are from my own collection, but are not my copyright. Copy If you wish, but if you repost or reuse them would you please out of courtesy let me know.

Totland and Colwell Bays Totland Hermitage
View over Totland and Colwell Bays from Headon Warren, 1928. Fort Albert may be seen in the background. (Marfleet) The Hermitage, Cliff Road, Totland. Now a hotel, probably from about 1950. (Merwood)

Totland Bay from Heatherwood

Totland Bay

View across the bay showing the lifeboat house in the foreground. There was a lifeboat here from 1878 to 1924, when it was moved to Yarmouth. Dated 1911. (Tuck)

Looking over Totland Bay, undated. (Dean)

Footpath to Totland Bay

Totland Bay, an artistic view

Footpath to Totland Bay, from around 1930. (Marfleet)

Totland Bay, an artistic view, probably from the 1930's by A R Quinton. (Salmon)
Totland Pier and Esplanade Totland Rustic Bridge

A steamer at Totland Pier, with Hurst Castle in the background. Undated. (Nigh)

Rustic Bridge leading to Totland shore,

probably around 1910. (Ideal)

looking towards totland pier with steamer 1910 Totland from the pier
Looking towards Totland pier, 1910. (G.G.) Looking along the pier, 1910, Totland Bay Hotel at the back. (Ideal)

Totland Bay, West Beach

Totland Beach 1911

Totland Bay, West Beach, postmarked 1958 but probably earlier. (Frith)

Looking along Totland beach towards the pier, 1911

Totland Bay looking towards the Pier

Totland Shore from the Parade

Totland Bay from the Turf Walk, 1950's. (Merwood)

Totland shore, looking west. Dated 1911. (Gubbins)

Totland Bay Reading Room

Totland Bay from the Turf walk

The Reading Room on the beach, this building was the original place of worship on the site of Christ's Church. Card postmarked 1913. (Ideal)

A cartoon card, probably from the 1900's



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12 April 2020