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Sandown, Isle-of-Wight

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Since the Victorian times, Sandown has been a seaside resort town on the south-east coast of the Isle of Wight.

Sandown Esplanade boasts some fine Victorian and Edwardian hotels and the Pier hosts a large amusement centre with arcade games and children's play areas, typical of a sea-side resort.

Sundown is surrounded by a wealth of natural features. The most important is the Special Area of Conservation which covers the marine sub-littoral zone, including the reefs and sea bed. At extreme low tide a petrified forest is partially revealed in the northern part of Sandown Bay and fragments of petrified wood are regularly washed up on the beach.

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