Portishead beach, Portishead, Somerset
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    Portishead Beach Information

    Portishead beach is located on the north Somerset coast within the Severn Estuary and is one of the closest beaches to Bristol at just 5 miles.

    The beach is an estuary beach and so you don’t really get sand, much more mud and rocky beach backed by some grass and salt marsh, adjacent to the beach is a 100-year-old artificial lake and a small park. On a clear day, you get some good views over to the south Wales coast. For sand you will need to head down the coast to the likes of Weston-Super-Mare.

    Although we list this beach as Portishead beach after the town it is also known as Kilkenny Bay or Woodhill Bay.

    Facilities at the beach include a car park and also parking on the road, lido, cafes, toilets at the car park and Lido, either end of the beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Portishead Beach.

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

  • Water Quality

    Beach Bathing Water Quality

    No water quality measurement available for Portishead Beach.

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  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Sunday, with high temperatures rising to 19°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Breezy until evening and mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
       73%  38%   15 mph
      6:56 am    7:14 pm
    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
       78%  96%   3 mph
      6:58 am    7:11 pm

    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Mostly cloudy until evening and windy throughout the day.
       96%  86%   11 mph
      7:00 am    7:09 pm
    Monday, Sep 24th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
       0%  5%   9 mph
      7:01 am    7:07 pm

    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Clear throughout the day.
       0%  4%   4 mph
      7:03 am    7:04 pm
    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
       1%  0%   5 mph
      7:04 am    7:02 pm

    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       0%  26%   4 mph
      7:06 am    7:00 pm
    Friday, Sep 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       0%  81%   6 mph
      7:08 am    6:57 pm

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