- For the hamlet "Freshwater" in Newfoundland, see Placentia (Newfoundland).
Freshwater is a large village on the Isle of Wight.
Freshwater is to be found on the Western tip of the Isle of Wight.
The town is made up of small shops and businesses but is extends down to the coast at Freshwater Bay where one finds a small shingle beach. Freshwater is best known for the stunning bay which is frequently photographed with the dramatic white cliffs making a ruggedly beautiful backdrop.