Beach Camping in Somerset

At the heart of the West Country, Somerset is a wonderful destination compromising 40 miles of dramatic coastline and lively seaside resorts. With so much to see and do, there has never been a more perfect opportunity to come camping in Somerset!

The Camping and Caravanning Club has one coastal campsites located in Somerset with varying distances to the sea. Whether you’re looking for a traditional seaside resort, to fossil hunt with the kids or fancy relaxing and exploring the coast then this is the place for you.

Below is information on our coastal campsites in Somerset and some of the popular beaches in and around the campsites. We also include some basic information about the beaches themselves and you can find out a lot more about each beach by following the links.


Quick Links - Beaches near Minehead

Beaches near Minehead

The Beaches

Minehead BeachThere are 4 beaches in and around Minehead, Somerset. Visitors to Minehead Beach can look forward to sampling a variety of activities both on and around the beach – including local arcades to keep the kids occupied.

For those who want to relax and take on a coastal walk then Dunster North West beach will be perfect for you. For families looking to take the kids fossil hunting, Blue Anchor West Beach is the place to go or for those who enjoy water activities you can enjoy fishing, sailing and lots more at Porlock Bay.

You can find out full descriptions of the beaches in and around Minehead by using the links in the table below.

Beach Name Dog friendly (all year) Suitable Disabled Access Toilets Nearby Car Park Drive from Club Site (minutes) Full Listing
Minehead Beach
Green Tick
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8 Beach CTA
Dunster North West green tick

13 Beach CTA
Blue Anchor West green tick

Tick Tick 17 Beach CTA
Porlock Weir - Porlock Bay green tick
Tick green tick
Tick 21 Beach CTA

About Minehead Club Campsite


Our Minehead Club campsite lies close to the beaches of the Exmoor Heritage Coast and a mile-and-a-half from Minehead, Somerset’s largest seaside resort.

Tents, trailer tents and motorhomes are welcome with a mixture of grass only pitches and hardstanding with electric. Pets are welcome at our site and you will also find showers, washing machines and dishwashing facilities.

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Dog friendly Beaches in Somerset

Whilst we only list which beaches accept dogs throughout the whole year, some beaches do allow dogs at certain times. Visit Somerset has created a page about dog friendly beaches.