Blue Anchor Beach

Blue Anchor beach, Minehead, Somerset

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Blue Anchor beach is just under a mile long with a view of Minehead Bay. The beach is a mix of sand and shingle and is great for finding fossils.

    This stretch of coast between Blue Anchor and Lilstock is a 742.8 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). If you want a walk there is a sand/gravel path to Dunster and Minehead at the top of the beach.

    At high tide the promenade is a popular place with sea anglers.

    The beach is backed by a promenade and you have parking and toilets.

    Blue Anchor Beach allows dogs. Blue Anchor Beach allows dogs.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Dunster, 21 beaches in Somerset, or check our list of Somerset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Blue Anchor Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Wednesday through next Monday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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    19
       13%  47%   6 mph
      7:05 am    7:07 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    19
       2%  70%   3 mph
      7:07 am    7:04 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 27th
     Rain in the afternoon and evening.
     
    14
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    17
       65%  72%   13 mph
      7:08 am    7:02 pm
    Thursday, Sep 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    17
       52%  77%   7 mph
      7:10 am    7:00 pm

    Friday, Sep 29th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    13
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    16
       34%  89%   8 mph
      7:12 am    6:58 pm
    Saturday, Sep 30th
     Light rain starting in the evening.
     
    13
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    16
       36%  67%   10 mph
      7:13 am    6:55 pm

    Sunday, Oct 1st
     Light rain throughout the day.
     
    13
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    17
       32%  98%   14 mph
      7:15 am    6:53 pm
    Monday, Oct 2nd
     Breezy in the morning and light rain starting in the evening.
     
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    17
       44%  92%   22 mph
      7:16 am    6:51 pm

  • Blue Anchor Beach Tide Times

     

  • Blue Anchor Beach Bathing 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.
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