Reeth Bay facts for kids
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Reeth Bay is a small curved bay on the southernmost tip of the Isle of Wight, England. It lies to the south of the village of Niton with a 1⁄4-mile-long (0.4 km) shoreline. It faces south out into the English Channel and lies to the east of St. Catherine's Point lighthouse. It is at the centre of a small hamlet called Castlehaven where there is a concrete ramp for launching small craft. The beach is predominantly sand and pebbles. The seabed is a mixture of rocks and mud. The bay is best accessed from the road from Niton that leads down to the bay.
There is a 19th-century lifeguard cottage at the bay. The bay used to be a popular tourist destination and had bathing machines during the Victorian era. There also used to be an east-facing slip at Puckaster for fishing boats.
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