Blue Anchor Beach

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 is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Blue Anchor Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 23.4℃ to 28.4℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (NE)
Saturday, Aug 13
Expect a temp in the range 19.3℃ to 21.2℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Aug 14
Expect a temp in the range 20.8℃ to 21.8℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Aug 15
Expect a temp in the range 20.3℃ to 21.5℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Aug 16
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 18.6℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 18.4℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NNE)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 17.9℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NE)

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

Blue Anchor Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Blue Anchor Beach is at Watchet 4.59 km (2.85 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Fri 12 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:04 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 07:24 (Height 11.15m)
   Low Tide at 13:26 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 19:47 (Height 11.69m)
Sat 13 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:49 (Height 0.79m)
   High Tide at 08:13 (Height 11.54m)
   Low Tide at 14:09 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 20:33 (Height 11.98m)
Sun 14 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:38 (Height 0.51m)
   High Tide at 09:01 (Height 11.68m)
   Low Tide at 15:02 (Height 0.75m)
   High Tide at 21:19 (Height 11.99m)
Mon 15 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:30 (Height 0.56m)
   High Tide at 09:44 (Height 11.56m)
   Low Tide at 15:48 (Height 0.98m)
   High Tide at 22:01 (Height 11.71m)
Tue 16 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:11 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 10:23 (Height 11.19m)
   Low Tide at 16:25 (Height 1.48m)
   High Tide at 22:38 (Height 11.17m)
Wed 17 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:44 (Height 1.55m)
   High Tide at 10:57 (Height 10.61m)
   Low Tide at 16:50 (Height 2.08m)
   High Tide at 23:13 (Height 10.45m)
Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 05:10 (Height 2.16m)
   High Tide at 11:28 (Height 9.94m)
   Low Tide at 17:16 (Height 2.63m)
   High Tide at 23:47 (Height 9.64m)

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