"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Blue Anchor West Beach

Blue Anchor is on the coast of Somerset overlooking the Bristol Channel. The beach is shingle and sand, and the water has a naturally cloudy colour. The beach has a shallow slope and a very large tidal range so that it can be up to half a kilometre to the sea at low tide. The Pill River and Carhampton Stream cross the beach.

Beach type: Mud/sand/shingle

Nearest town: Dunster

Local authority: Somerset County Council

OS Grid Reference: ST023434

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Things to see and do near Blue Anchor West Beach

  • Blue Anchor Railway Museum (0m)
  • Home Farm (0m)
  • Dunster Forest and Estate (2m)
  • Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust (2m)
  • Dunster Castle (2m)
  • Dunster Museum and Doll Collection (2m)
  • Dunster Water Mill (2m)
  • Torre Cider (3m)
  • Tropiquaria Wildlife Park (3m)
  • Market House Museum (3m)
  • West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre (3m)
  • Minehead Eye (3m)
  • K's Entertainment Centre (4m)
  • West Somerset Railway (4m)
  • Williton Pottery (4m)
  • England Coast Path National Trail (4m)
  • Ranscombe Farm Restaurant (5m)

Tourist Information

Dunster
National Park Centre
Dunster Steep
Somerset
England
TA24 6SE

Phone 01643 821 835
Email NPCDunster@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1032
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NW
Pressure 1032
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1031
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1031
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1031
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A sand and shingle beach great for finding fossils. Be aware of the very fast tides.

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