"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 Saturday 19 August

06:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1017
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 73%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1019
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:00 BST
(04:00 GMT)
Low Tide
11:13 BST
(10:13 GMT)
High Tide
17:28 BST
(16:28 GMT)
Low Tide
23:43 BST
(22:43 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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