Blue Anchor Beach

Blue Anchor beach, Minehead, Somerset

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Blue Anchor beach is just under a mile long with a view of Minehead Bay. The beach is a mix of sand and shingle and is great for finding fossils.

    This stretch of coast between Blue Anchor and Lilstock is a 742.8 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). If you want a walk there is a sand/gravel path to Dunster and Minehead at the top of the beach.

    At high tide the promenade is a popular place with sea anglers.

    The beach is backed by a promenade and you have parking and toilets.

    Blue Anchor Beach allows dogs. Blue Anchor Beach allows dogs.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Dunster, 21 beaches in Somerset, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Blue Anchor Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Saturday and Monday, with temperatures rising to 23°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    17
       16%  83%   4 mph
      5:13 am    9:09 pm
    Wednesday, May 24th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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    21
       0%  49%   2 mph
      5:12 am    9:11 pm

    Thursday, May 25th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    23
       0%  10%   7 mph
      5:11 am    9:12 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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    23
       0%  17%   11 mph
      5:10 am    9:13 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    10
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    21
       69%  58%   6 mph
      5:09 am    9:14 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    8
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    20
       0%  68%   5 mph
      5:08 am    9:16 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    9
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    18
       60%  97%   5 mph
      5:07 am    9:17 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    19
       12%  90%   1 mph
      5:06 am    9:18 pm

  • Blue Anchor Beach Tide Times

     

  • Blue Anchor Beach Water quality

    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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