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Blue Anchor Beach

Somerset, England

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Blue Anchor is on the coast of Somerset overlooking the Bristol Channel.

The beach is shingle and sand, and the water has a naturally cloudy colour. The beach has a shallow slope and a very large tidal range so that it can be up to half a kilometre to the sea at low tide. The Pill River and Carhampton Stream cross the beach.

Bay Sand Shingle Mud

Weather and tides for Wednesday 19 June

Chance of rain 16%
Min temp. 8°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph
Tomorrow (Thursday)
Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Blue Anchor Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 2:41 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 9:10 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   14.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Blue Anchor Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Dunster Castle (2.1 miles)
Dunster Yarn Market (2.1 miles)
Dunster Working Watermill (2.1 miles)
The Parish and Priory Church of St. George, Dunster (2.1 miles)
Cleeve Abbey (2.3 miles)
Torre Cider Farm (2.6 miles)
Tropiquaria Zoo (2.7 miles)
Birds Hill Days (2.8 miles)
Market House Museum (2.8 miles)
Ancient Mariner Statue (2.9 miles)

Places to eat near Blue Anchor Beach

Driftwood Cafe (260 yards)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Blue Anchor

Location type: Village

OS Grid: ST025435

County: Somerset

Country: England

Local Authority: West Somerset

Parish: Carhampton

Nearest postcode: TA24 6JT

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Visitor information for Blue Anchor Beach, Somerset, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 21:55:40 +0100