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Minehead Strand Beach

(The Strand Beach, Minehead East Beach)

Somerset, England

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A wide sand and shingle beach facing across the Bristol Channel to Wales.

Minehead is one of Somerset's busiest holiday resorts, with many amenities. The promenade with its caf├ęs, bars and shops offers access to the sandy beach and spectacular views across to North Hill.


Weather and tides for Sunday 18 April

Chance of rain 1%
Min temp. 3°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph
Tomorrow (Monday)
Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Minehead Strand Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 10:47 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 4:28 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Moderate

Approximate sea surface temperature:   9.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Minehead Strand Beach

Things to do and see in the area

West Somerset Railway (0.4 miles)
Channel Adventure (0.5 miles)
Exmoor Photography Course (0.6 miles)
Dunster Yarn Market (1.8 miles)
The Parish and Priory Church of St. George, Dunster (1.8 miles)
Dunster Castle (1.9 miles)
Dunster Working Watermill (2 miles)
Cleeve Abbey (5.4 miles)
Torre Cider Farm (5.8 miles)
Tropiquaria Zoo (6 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Minehead

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SS980464

County: Somerset

Country: England

Local Authority: West Somerset

Parish: Minehead

Nearest postcode: TA24 6GW

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

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