Porlock Bay beach, Minehead, Somerset
  • About Us

    Porlock Bay beach is about a mile in length consisting of pebbles and is rare in this cliff dominated stretch of coast.

    Behind the shingle ridge you have an inland salt marsh.

    The beach is actually split and to the West you have Porlock Weir.

    Facilities include car parking, toilets and a pub.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Porlock Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Minehead, 21 beaches in Somerset, or check our list of Somerset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Porlock Bay 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.
  • Weather

    Porlock Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures rising to 10°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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       97%  53%   11 mph
      8:10 am    4:08 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 12th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       41%  69%   6 mph
      8:11 am    4:08 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 13th
     Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening, and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       88%  90%   13 mph
      8:12 am    4:08 pm
    Thursday, Dec 14th
     Windy throughout the day and light rain in the morning.
     
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       90%  85%   24 mph
      8:12 am    4:08 pm

    Friday, Dec 15th
     Breezy in the morning and partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       52%  42%   20 mph
      8:13 am    4:08 pm
    Saturday, Dec 16th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       16%  43%   13 mph
      8:14 am    4:08 pm

    Sunday, Dec 17th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       56%  99%   8 mph
      8:15 am    4:08 pm
    Monday, Dec 18th
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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       13%  16%   7 mph
      8:15 am    4:08 pm

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