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Blue Anchor West Beach

Dunster, Somerset

A sand and shingle beach great for finding fossils. Be aware of the very fast tides.

Beach Type



Local Pub


Searching for fossils

Water Quality




Tourist Information

MINEHEAD TIC 17 Friday Street. Minehead Somerset.TA24 5UB. Tel: +44 (0) 1643 702624


Nearest town: Dunster
County: Somerset
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1819, -3.39797
Postcode: TA24 6LD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Signposted off the A39 coastal road at Carhampton. east of Minehead.


Parking available adjacent to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Blue Anchor Seafront, Blue Anchor (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Dunster Beach, Minehead (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Dunster Steep, Dunster (Long stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Dunster Castle, Dunster (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Park Street, Dunster (Long stay).
About 2.1 miles away
West Pier, Watchet (Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Market Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Anchor Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Nutcombe Bottom, Dunster (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Swain Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Dunster