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Watchet Beach

Watchet, Somerset

Watchet is a harbour town fronted by a rocky foreshore, exposed for up to half a mile at low tide.

Beach Type



Cafes and pubs
There is a post office a museum and a turist information centre
There is a slipway and a harbour


Boat trips
Searching for fossils

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Watchet tic 8. The Esplanade Tel 01984 634565 Fax 01984 632932 Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Watchet
County: Somerset
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1827, -3.32359
Postcode: TA23 0DG
(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.


Take the A39 from J23 (bridgwater). Watchet is signposted off the A39 at Williton.

Public Transport

There is a west Somerset railway stop in Watchet.


Parking available in the town

Nearby Car Parks

Helwell Bay, Watchet (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Harbour Road, Watchet (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Swain Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Anchor Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Market Street, Watchet (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
West Pier, Watchet (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Williton Central, Williton (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Main Gate, Bridgwater (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Blue Anchor Seafront, Blue Anchor (Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Staple Plain, Quantocks, West Quantoxhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Watchet