Beer Beach in East Devon is a very pretty, curved, pebble beach and usually quite busy all year round. The picturesque village of Beer lies around the cove and is a great spot for browsing or enjoying a meal or afternoon tea.
It’s good for swimming but you’ll share the pebbles with lobster pots and fishing boats as well as sunbathers, walkers and kids crabbing! It’s a great spot to buy fresh fish straight from the fishermen though and take a pleasure cruise on one of the many operating from Beer itself. Pecorama close and well worth a visit as well as Seaton beach.
There’s good parking on the cliffs but it’s about a 5-mile walk which may be a bit steep for little ones and older ones. You can also park in the middle of the town and take the road to the beach on foot. It slopes and can be a bit steep for some.
Beer is a pretty seaside village built around a small cove on the south coast in East Devon.
The pebble beach is a natural sun-trap and is sheltered from sea breezes by the surrounding cliffs. Part of the beach is still used by local fishermen and deep-sea fishing trips can also be arranged.
The beach is close to the centre of town and facilities include toilets, parking, shops, cafes.
Beer Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
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Beer Beach Water Quality
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 1.8℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 3.8℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (NW)
Seaton weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Beer Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Beer Beach is at Lyme Regis 11.31 km (7.03 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.
Low Tide at 04:26 (Height 1.25m)
High Tide at 11:10 (Height 3.86m)
Low Tide at 17:02 (Height 1.30m)
High Tide at 23:27 (Height 3.51m)
Low Tide at 05:16 (Height 1.51m)
High Tide at 11:56 (Height 3.51m)
Low Tide at 17:56 (Height 1.53m)
High Tide at 00:14 (Height 3.29m)
Low Tide at 06:15 (Height 1.73m)
High Tide at 12:48 (Height 3.20m)
Low Tide at 19:01 (Height 1.69m)
High Tide at 01:10 (Height 3.12m)
Low Tide at 07:29 (Height 1.85m)
High Tide at 13:55 (Height 2.97m)
Low Tide at 20:07 (Height 1.74m)
High Tide at 02:20 (Height 3.03m)
Low Tide at 08:39 (Height 1.83m)
High Tide at 15:23 (Height 2.89m)
Low Tide at 21:08 (Height 1.68m)
High Tide at 03:43 (Height 3.09m)
Low Tide at 09:40 (Height 1.70m)
High Tide at 16:59 (Height 3.00m)
Low Tide at 22:02 (Height 1.54m)
High Tide at 05:04 (Height 3.27m)
Low Tide at 10:32 (Height 1.50m)
High Tide at 17:53 (Height 3.19m)
Low Tide at 22:51 (Height 1.37m)
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