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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Place Category: Beaches

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℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Mar 28rain
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Mar 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SSE)
Thursday, Mar 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Mar 31lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Apr 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Apr 02lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (W)

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.

Mon 27 Mar
   Low Tide at 04:16 (Height 0.76m)
   High Tide at 10:09 (Height 9.62m)
   Low Tide at 16:29 (Height 1.00m)
   High Tide at 22:17 (Height 9.28m)
Tue 28 Mar
   Low Tide at 04:40 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 10:38 (Height 8.69m)
   Low Tide at 16:58 (Height 1.60m)
   High Tide at 22:48 (Height 8.42m)
Wed 29 Mar
   Low Tide at 05:15 (Height 1.95m)
   High Tide at 11:16 (Height 7.74m)
   Low Tide at 17:39 (Height 2.35m)
   High Tide at 23:32 (Height 7.54m)
Thu 30 Mar
   Low Tide at 06:08 (Height 2.74m)
   High Tide at 12:27 (Height 6.92m)
   Low Tide at 18:55 (Height 3.10m)
Fri 31 Mar
   High Tide at 01:26 (Height 6.93m)
   Low Tide at 07:57 (Height 3.24m)
   High Tide at 14:44 (Height 6.95m)
   Low Tide at 20:48 (Height 3.16m)
Sat 01 Apr
   High Tide at 03:13 (Height 7.41m)
   Low Tide at 09:48 (Height 2.79m)
   High Tide at 15:54 (Height 7.72m)
   Low Tide at 22:23 (Height 2.36m)
Sun 02 Apr
   High Tide at 04:15 (Height 8.28m)
   Low Tide at 11:02 (Height 1.84m)
   High Tide at 16:46 (Height 8.64m)
   Low Tide at 23:20 (Height 1.45m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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