"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Doniford Beach

A Mud and Sand beach with numerous rocks and rock pools. Tides here are fast to rise and the mud can be thick. This is a good place to look for fossils.

Beach type: Mud and Sand

Nearest town: Watchet

Local authority: Somerset County Council

OS Grid Reference: ST085452

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Doniford Beach

  • Market House Museum (1m)
  • Williton Pottery (3m)
  • Tropiquaria Wildlife Park (3m)
  • Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust (4m)
  • Home Farm (4m)
  • Torre Cider (4m)
  • Blue Anchor Railway Museum (4m)

Tourist Information

Watchet
Tourist Information Centre
C/o The Esplanade
Somerset
England
TA23 0AJ

Phone 01984 632 101
Email tourism@watchettowncouncil.org

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 28 May

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 0mph, gusting to 1mph.
NNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:39 BST
(01:39 GMT)
High Tide
09:06 BST
(08:06 GMT)
Low Tide
15:01 BST
(14:01 GMT)
High Tide
21:26 BST
(20:26 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A Mud and Sand beach with numerous rocks and rock pools. Tides here are fast to rise and the mud can be thick. This is a good place to look for fossils.

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