Berrow North of Unity Farm


Berrow North of Unity Farm
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Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Good

Today's forecast

Pollution forecasts will resume on 1st May

Data provided by the Environment Agency

Long stretch of coastal sand running from Burnham-on-Sea to Brean. There are extensive mud flats here. The beach is favoured by walkers and beach-sports enthusiasts. The Sundowner Cafe Bar is near the entrance to the beach.


Watersports and fishing are popular here - there are restrictions on fishing. There is a golf course behind the beach.

Wildlife and Walks

When the tide goes out it reveals the bones of a long-dead ship. Huntspill River NNR is nearby - have more information.

What's tested here?

Water samples are taken at this designated bathing water by the Environment Agency, during the bathing season, 15th May to 30th September.
Find out more about designated bathing waters.

High levels of bacteria in the water can indicate pollution from sewage treatment works or polluted rain water draining from the land.
Where does pollution comes from and how can you help?

Water quality can be reduced for up to 72 hours after heavy rain. Look out for temporary signs at the beach and on our website.

Annual classification

2017 Good

What does this mean?

At the end of every bathing season the water quality is classified as either:

Excellent — the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest

Good — generally good water quality

Sufficient — meets minimum standards

Poor — You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Today's forecast

Pollution forecasts will resume on 1st May

Data provided by the Environment Agency
More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.


This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office

Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

Strong currents Strong currents
Tidal cut-off Tidal cut-off

Lifeguarded locations - top five safety tips

Non-lifeguarded locations For those who can’t make it to a lifeguarded beach

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Facilities at Berrow North of Unity Farm

Campsite Campsite Food Food Toilets Toilets Shops Shops



The Coast Road will take you to the car park in front of the beach .

Dog restrictions


Dogs are allowed.

Beach cleaning

No current information