Clevedon Beach

North Somerset

Clevedon Beach
© Geograph

Water Quality

Annual classification

2018 Good

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Situated just in front of the magnificent Clevedon Hall and south of the Clevedon Pier, this is an old Victorian seaside resort at the mouth of the river Severn.


Fishing and coastal walks are popular here - Poet’s Walk is a recommended route. There is a golf club, bowling club and riding club in the area. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants and easy parking near the seafront.

Wildlife and Walks

Stroll along the promenade and pier. There is a coastal path along the river Severn.

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

2018 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

Forecasts are not available for this location.

More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.


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Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

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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 Clevedon Beach

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There is street parking on the seafront.

Dog restrictions


Restrictions apply 1st May until 30th September.

Beach cleaning

No current information