Porlock Bay beach, Minehead, Somerset
  • About Us

    Porlock Bay Beach Info

    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.

    Porlock Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Porlock Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

    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.
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  • Weather

    Porlock Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 0°C next Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       8%  47%   10 mph
      7:15 am    5:43 pm
    Friday, Feb 23rd
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
       8%  14%   18 mph
      7:13 am    5:45 pm

    Saturday, Feb 24th
     Breezy starting in the evening.
       7%  6%   20 mph
      7:11 am    5:47 pm
    Sunday, Feb 25th
     Breezy in the morning.
       0%  1%   21 mph
      7:09 am    5:48 pm

    Monday, Feb 26th
     Breezy in the morning and partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       9%  11%   19 mph
      7:06 am    5:50 pm
    Tuesday, Feb 27th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       14%  36%   14 mph
      7:04 am    5:52 pm

    Wednesday, Feb 28th
     Partly cloudy in the morning and breezy overnight.
       23%  63%   18 mph
      7:02 am    5:54 pm
    Thursday, Mar 1st
     Windy until evening and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       18%  62%   24 mph
      7:00 am    5:55 pm

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