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Dunster North West

Dunster North West beach, Somerset

A large northeast facing sandy beach, backed by shingle with frequent wooden groynes limiting the movement of sand away from the beach. It is about a mile and a half long with beach chalets running along the back of the beach. There is a small lake here called the Hawn with associated wildlife.

You can swim from the beach but please be aware of strong water currents and the possibility of getting cut off by the tide.

Facilities include food, toilets, disabled toilets and a shop. There is ample pay and display parking as well as Tennis, Mini Golf and Fishing. and there is a large picnic area available. There are also plenty of local coastal walks and a wildlife walk on the nearby camp site.

Dunster North West Beach includes the mouth of the River Avill. It rises on the eastern slopes of Dunkery Beacon and flows north through Timberscombe and Dunster flowing into the Bristol Channel.

Dogs are not allowed on certain areas.

Facilities

 Parking

 Flora and Fauna

 Sandy beach

 Cafe, shop or pub

 Dogs permitted

 Easily accessible

 Family friendly

 Toilets

OS Explorer Map OL9: Exmoor

OS Explorer Map OL9: Exmoor

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Dunster, Minehead, Exmoor and Wheddon Cross.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowDunster

arrowMinehead

arrowWatchet

arrowWiveliscombe

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowDunster

	arrowMinehead

	arrowWatchet

	arrowWithypool

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Blue Anchor, Minehead, Porlock and Dulverton.

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