Weston-super-Mare Destination Guide

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Explore Weston-super-Mare Beaches and Coastline

Weston-super-Mare is a Somerset seaside resort on the Bristol Channel coast that retains much of its Victorian history. Weston is a great gateway to a holiday in Somerset with excellent transport links to other areas of the coast and Exmoor, but you don't have to go far as it has miles of sandy beaches and the traditional seaside pier and donkey rides. Partly owing to the large tidal range in the Bristol Channel, the low tide mark in Weston Bay is about 1.6 km (1 mile) from the seafront. Although the beach itself is sandy, low tide uncovers areas of mud. Just to the north of the town is Sand Point, a peninsula which marks the lower limit of the Severn Estuary and the start of the Bristol Channel. It is also the site of the Middle Hope biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Weston-super-Mare Somerset Coast Map


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

King Johns Hunting Lodge

Place Tags: History - Heritage

Weston super Mare Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Marine Lake Beach

Weston-super-Mare pier

Place Tags: Piers

International Helicopter Museum

Place Tags: Museums

Brean Down Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Dog Friendly

Sand Bay Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Birnbeck pier

Place Tags: Piers

Mendip Hills

Place Tags: Outdoors - Nature

Brean Down

Place Tags: Outdoors - Nature

Revo Kitchen & Terrace

Place Tags: Restaurants

Middle Hope Beach

Place Tags: Beaches