Porlock Bay beach, Minehead, Somerset
  • About Us

    Porlock Bay Beach Information

    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


    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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today, with high temperatures rising to 24°C next Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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    21
       33%  66%   7 mph
      5:18 am    9:24 pm
    Tuesday, Jul 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       14%  65%   9 mph
      5:20 am    9:23 pm

    Wednesday, Jul 18th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       12%  62%   5 mph
      5:21 am    9:22 pm
    Thursday, Jul 19th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       2%  38%   6 mph
      5:22 am    9:21 pm

    Friday, Jul 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       50%  48%   8 mph
      5:23 am    9:20 pm
    Saturday, Jul 21st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    21
       22%  14%   12 mph
      5:25 am    9:18 pm

    Sunday, Jul 22nd
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    15
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    23
       0%  0%   8 mph
      5:26 am    9:17 pm
    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       3%  7%   4 mph
      5:27 am    9:16 pm

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