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.

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 2 beaches at Dunster, 21 beaches in Somerset, or check our list of Somerset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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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 18.2℃ to 19.1℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 9.3 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (W)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Oct 10
Expect a temp in the range 15.6℃ to 16.2℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (S)

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. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Tue 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:24 (Height 4.08m)
   High Tide at 12:43 (Height 7.74m)
   Low Tide at 19:02 (Height 4.30m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 01:52 (Height 7.68m)
   Low Tide at 08:25 (Height 4.27m)
   High Tide at 14:38 (Height 8.12m)
   Low Tide at 21:04 (Height 3.49m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 03:18 (Height 8.38m)
   Low Tide at 09:31 (Height 3.17m)
   High Tide at 15:46 (Height 9.04m)
   Low Tide at 21:56 (Height 2.33m)
Fri 07 Oct
   High Tide at 04:17 (Height 9.34m)
   Low Tide at 10:19 (Height 2.07m)
   High Tide at 16:40 (Height 10.02m)
   Low Tide at 22:41 (Height 1.35m)
Sat 08 Oct
   High Tide at 05:06 (Height 10.21m)
   Low Tide at 11:01 (Height 1.23m)
   High Tide at 17:26 (Height 10.79m)
   Low Tide at 23:23 (Height 0.70m)
Sun 09 Oct
   High Tide at 05:49 (Height 10.82m)
   Low Tide at 11:42 (Height 0.73m)
   High Tide at 18:08 (Height 11.23m)
Mon 10 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:02 (Height 0.39m)
   High Tide at 06:28 (Height 11.10m)
   Low Tide at 12:20 (Height 0.56m)
   High Tide at 18:46 (Height 11.35m)

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