"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Minehead - Terminus Beach

Minehead Terminus is on the Somerset coast overlooking the Bristol Channel. It is a sand and shingle beach resort, approximately 2.6 kilometres wide, close to the town.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Minehead

Local authority: Somerset County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS973464

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Minehead - Terminus Beach

  • West Somerset Railway (0m)
  • K's Entertainment Centre (0m)
  • Minehead Eye (0m)
  • England Coast Path National Trail (0m)
  • 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)
  • Nightjar Twilight Walk on the Holnicote Estate (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 Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:18 BST
(01:18 GMT)
Low Tide
08:26 BST
(07:26 GMT)
High Tide
14:59 BST
(13:59 GMT)
Low Tide
21:29 BST
(20:29 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 Minehead - Terminus 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.

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