"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Minehead - The Strand Beach

Minehead is one of Somerset's busiest holiday resorts with many amenities and a wide sand and shingle beach that faces North-to-North West and looks out across the Bristol Channel towards Wales. Sea defences have caused a lot of the sand here to be washed away.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Minehead

Local authority: Somerset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS978462

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Things to see and do near Minehead - The Strand Beach

  • Minehead Eye (0m)
  • K's Entertainment Centre (0m)
  • West Somerset Railway (0m)
  • England Coast Path National Trail (1m)
  • West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre (1m)
  • Dunster Museum and Doll Collection (2m)
  • Dunster Castle (2m)
  • Dunster Water Mill (2m)
  • Dunster Forest and Estate (2m)
  • Ranscombe Farm Restaurant (3m)
  • Blue Anchor Railway Museum (3m)
  • Home Farm (4m)
  • Exmoor Falconry and Animal Park (5m)
  • Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre (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 Wednesday 17 October

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
N
Pressure 1022
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNE
Pressure 1025
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Minehead is one of Somerset's busiest holiday resorts with many amenities and a wide sand and shingle beach that faces North-to-North West and looks out across the Bristol Channel towards Wales. Sea defences have caused a lot of the sand here to be washed away.

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