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Doniford Beach

Watchet, Somerset

A Mud and Sand beach with numerous rocks and rock pools. Tides here are fast to rise and the mud can be thick. This is a good place to look for fossils.

Beach Type

Mud and Sand


Camp site
There are toilets pubs
Shops and a slipway in nearby Watchet


Looking for fossils and exploring the rock pools

Nature and Wildlife

A walk to nearby Watchet to explore the town and harbour.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs allowed all year.

Tourist Information

WATCHET TIC The Esplanade. Watchet. TA23 0AJ Tel: 01984 632101


Nearest town: Watchet
County: Somerset
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1991, -3.30974
Postcode: TA23 0UG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Watchet, Somerset at Explore Britain.


Access to the Beach is through Watchet. Drive towards the Haven holiday camp. there is an unmarked turn-off which takes you to a small carpark overlooking the beach.


parking available

Nearby Car Parks

Helwell Bay, Watchet (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
West Pier, Watchet (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Harbour Road, Watchet (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Swain Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Market Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Anchor Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Main Gate, Bridgwater (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Williton Central, Williton (Long stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Staple Plain, Quantocks, West Quantoxhead (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Frog Street, East Quantoxhead (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Watchet