Not hard to figure out why this Burnham-on-Sea beach is called Lighthouse beach and the best known and photographed landmark in this part of Somerset.
The Grade II Heritage-listed nine-legged wooden lighthouse is 11m (36ft) tall, was built in 1832 and with care, you can walk out to the lighthouse.
This beach is the continuation of the main beach at Burnham-on-Sea and continues for a further six miles offering wide-open expanses of sand with dunes at the top of the beach.
Take note that at low tide you can get large areas of mud, pay attention to the warning signs.
The beach is warden patrolled in the summer and you have limited parking so one option is to walk from the Burnham seafront.
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Planning your visit to Lighthouse Beach
Lighthouse Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.3℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (SW)
Burnham-on-Sea weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Lighthouse Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Lighthouse Beach is at Burnham-On-Sea 1.73 km (1.07 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Lighthouse Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.
Low Tide at 03:38 (Height 1.13m)
High Tide at 09:27 (Height 9.71m)
Low Tide at 15:53 (Height 1.09m)
High Tide at 21:42 (Height 9.70m)
Low Tide at 04:05 (Height 1.19m)
High Tide at 10:01 (Height 9.37m)
Low Tide at 16:26 (Height 1.31m)
High Tide at 22:21 (Height 9.19m)
Low Tide at 04:42 (Height 1.51m)
High Tide at 10:43 (Height 8.81m)
Low Tide at 17:07 (Height 1.82m)
High Tide at 23:09 (Height 8.47m)
Low Tide at 05:27 (Height 2.13m)
High Tide at 11:40 (Height 8.10m)
Low Tide at 18:04 (Height 2.55m)
High Tide at 00:18 (Height 7.75m)
Low Tide at 06:36 (Height 2.87m)
High Tide at 13:07 (Height 7.63m)
Low Tide at 19:54 (Height 3.08m)
High Tide at 02:13 (Height 7.62m)
Low Tide at 09:18 (Height 3.05m)
High Tide at 15:07 (Height 8.12m)
Low Tide at 22:12 (Height 2.30m)
High Tide at 03:50 (Height 8.50m)
Low Tide at 10:45 (Height 1.98m)
High Tide at 16:21 (Height 9.27m)
Low Tide at 23:15 (Height 1.14m)
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