Dunster Beach

Dunster beach is a large private sand and shingle beach. Recognised as a nature reserve with woods, a large lake, lots of wild life and rare flowers.

Access for day trippers by paying for parking with facilities include food, shops, toilets, picnic areas and putting green.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Dunster Beach has dog restrictions.
Dunster beach has zoned areas and you need to check the signs as an area of the beach is kept dog free.

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

Dunster 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 2.2℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Feb 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.7℃ to 1.6℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Feb 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.2℃ to 3.4℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 12partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (S)
Monday, Feb 13clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.8℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (SSE)

Dunster weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Dunster Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Dunster Beach is at Minehead 3.36 km (2.09 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:52 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 07:27 (Height 9.98m)
   Low Tide at 13:16 (Height 1.92m)
   High Tide at 19:50 (Height 9.79m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:30 (Height 1.84m)
   High Tide at 08:02 (Height 9.93m)
   Low Tide at 13:56 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 20:23 (Height 9.73m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:04 (Height 1.99m)
   High Tide at 08:33 (Height 9.84m)
   Low Tide at 14:22 (Height 2.18m)
   High Tide at 20:52 (Height 9.65m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:27 (Height 2.04m)
   High Tide at 09:02 (Height 9.77m)
   Low Tide at 14:43 (Height 2.16m)
   High Tide at 21:21 (Height 9.57m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:56 (Height 2.01m)
   High Tide at 09:32 (Height 9.67m)
   Low Tide at 15:14 (Height 2.11m)
   High Tide at 21:53 (Height 9.42m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:33 (Height 2.07m)
   High Tide at 10:10 (Height 9.46m)
   Low Tide at 15:53 (Height 2.23m)
   High Tide at 22:32 (Height 9.13m)
Mon 13 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:17 (Height 2.36m)
   High Tide at 10:54 (Height 9.07m)
   Low Tide at 16:42 (Height 2.61m)
   High Tide at 23:19 (Height 8.67m)

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

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