"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porlock Weir - Porlock Bay Beach

Porlock Bay is between Hurlestone Point and Porlock Weir in Somerset overlooking the Bristol Channel. Porlock Weir is a small settlement with a harbour about two and a half kilometres west of the village of Porlock. It has a pebble beach, approximately one kilometre wide, backed by Porlock Ridge and Saltmarsh to the east.

Beach type: Pebbles

Nearest town: Porlock

Local authority: Somerset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS864478

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porlock Weir - Porlock Bay Beach

  • Exmoor Falconry and Animal Park (2m)
  • Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre (2m)
  • Nightjar Twilight Walk on the Holnicote Estate (3m)
  • Ranscombe Farm Restaurant (6m)
  • England Coast Path National Trail (7m)
  • West Somerset Railway (7m)
  • K's Entertainment Centre (7m)
  • Minehead Eye (7m)
  • West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre (7m)
  • Watersmeet (7m)

Tourist Information

Porlock
Tourist Information Centre
High Street
Somerset
England
TA24 8QD

Phone 01643 863150
Email visit@porlock.co.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 18 September

06:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A pebbly 4 mile long beach comprised of a shingle ridge of considerable archaeological and geographical significance. There is fabulous marshland behind the beach which is home to numerous birds.

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