"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 Friday 21 September

06:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1007
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1010
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 80%
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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