"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Dunster North West Beach

Dunster is on the Somerset coast overlooking the Bristol Channel. It is a sand and pebble beach resort, approximately 2.6 kilometres wide, backed by beach chalets.

Beach type: Mud/sand/shingle

Nearest town: Dunster

Local authority: Somerset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS997454

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Dunster North West Beach

  • Dunster Forest and Estate (1m)
  • Dunster Museum and Doll Collection (1m)
  • West Somerset Sports & Leisure Centre (1m)
  • Dunster Castle (1m)
  • Dunster Water Mill (1m)
  • Minehead Eye (1m)
  • K's Entertainment Centre (2m)
  • West Somerset Railway (2m)
  • England Coast Path National Trail (2m)
  • Blue Anchor Railway Museum (2m)
  • Home Farm (2m)
  • Ranscombe Farm Restaurant (3m)
  • Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust (4m)
  • Torre Cider (5m)
  • Tropiquaria Wildlife Park (5m)
  • Market House Museum (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 Friday 22 September

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1020
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1019
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:05 BST
(01:05 GMT)
High Tide
08:36 BST
(07:36 GMT)
Low Tide
14:24 BST
(13:24 GMT)
High Tide
20:51 BST
(19:51 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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Tell us what you think about Dunster North West Beach

A large sand and shingle beach which you can drive your car onto. There is a large picnic area.

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