"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 and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1019
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 59%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:34 BST
(04:34 GMT)
Low Tide
11:37 BST
(10:37 GMT)
High Tide
18:00 BST
(17:00 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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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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