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East Quantoxhead Beach

Watchet, Somerset

A sand and rock beach with interesting rock formations and many fossils. The beach is backed by very unstable cliffs.

Beach Type





Hunting for fossils

Nature and Wildlife

A lovely walk from the village to the beach is just one of many walks in the area.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Watchet
County: Somerset
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1837, -3.23776
Postcode: TA5 1EJ
(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.


The beach is accessible via the A39. but is poorly signposted. If Folow signs for East Quantoxhead and parking is in the village.


The car park is located about half a mile from the coast

Nearby Car Parks

Frog Street, East Quantoxhead (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Kilve Beach, Higher Street (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Kilve Village, Higher Street (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Main Gate, Bridgwater (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Staple Plain, Quantocks, West Quantoxhead (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Holford, Holford (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Cross Elms Hill, Lilstock (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Helwell Bay, Watchet (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Williton Central, Williton (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Harbour Road, Watchet (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Watchet