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Somerset Beach Guide
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Stolford

The beach at Stolford is backed by a storm bank of pebbles, with the lower shore consisting of bands of shale and limestone. There are some small patches of sand and the lower shore consists of extensive mud-flats. It can be good for fossils, and ammonites are common.

The lane through Stolford village ends at a gravelled parking area overlooking the beach. Signs warn of the dangers of treacherous mud.

Fishermen here used to use a unique device known as the Stolford Mud-horse - a kind of wooden sled which would take most of their weight as they pushed it across the mud-flats.

Dogs are allowed at all times. The photos were aken at low tide.

Looking east towards Brent Knoll
Looking east towards Brent Knoll
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