Brean Beach

Brean beach is part of a six mile length of beach great for families with sand dunes and firm sand. This is the second longest stretch of sand in Europe and space is not a problem.

At low tide a wide exposure of soft sand and mud is exposed leading to the water’s edge, although, this can be very dangerous to approach the water at low tide and visitors should take note of the warning notices about the dangers of mud.

Facilities include car park that includes spaces on the beach, food and warden patrol in the summer.

Horse riding is also allowed.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Brean Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 21 beaches in Somerset, or check our list of Somerset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Brean Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - 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 7.3℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Feb 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (N)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.8℃ to 1.7℃ with wind speed 1.1 m/sec (SE)

Burnham-on-Sea weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Brean Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Brean Beach is at Burnham-On-Sea 5.84 km (3.63 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.

Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 01:45 (Height 7.93m)
   Low Tide at 08:07 (Height 2.61m)
   High Tide at 14:36 (Height 7.93m)
   Low Tide at 20:46 (Height 2.58m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 03:05 (Height 7.87m)
   Low Tide at 09:31 (Height 2.71m)
   High Tide at 15:46 (Height 8.06m)
   Low Tide at 22:10 (Height 2.41m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 04:12 (Height 8.27m)
   Low Tide at 10:53 (Height 2.22m)
   High Tide at 16:46 (Height 8.53m)
   Low Tide at 23:15 (Height 1.82m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 05:08 (Height 8.90m)
   Low Tide at 11:47 (Height 1.59m)
   High Tide at 17:37 (Height 9.09m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:07 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 05:56 (Height 9.51m)
   Low Tide at 12:34 (Height 1.10m)
   High Tide at 18:23 (Height 9.58m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:52 (Height 0.81m)
   High Tide at 06:38 (Height 9.95m)
   Low Tide at 13:19 (Height 0.82m)
   High Tide at 19:03 (Height 9.88m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:36 (Height 0.61m)
   High Tide at 07:17 (Height 10.17m)
   Low Tide at 14:01 (Height 0.73m)
   High Tide at 19:41 (Height 10.01m)

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