Somerset by the Sea

Somerset is a non-metropolitan area in South West England. It is filled with beautiful seaside escapes and amusements for the whole family. Here we list some of the more popular areas of Somerset by the Sea.

  • Berrow is a Somerset town popular for its seaside resorts and summertime amusements. Jet skiing, boat rides and golfing are just a few of the activities you may encounter whilst in Berrow. Make sure to check out the Berrow Marsh, which is comprised mostly of salt.
  • Brean is another lovely seaside village within Somerset that offers sandy beaches and family-time merriment. Located in between the sea and the River Axe, this waterside village has an amusement park, a tropical bird garden, as well as many caravan parks for family to camp along the beach.
  • Burnham-on-Sea offers gorgeous beaches and spectacular ocean views with charming lighthouses that line the beachfront. It is one of the best places to visit in Somerset for a quintessential English seaside holiday and is well known for kite surfing, in addition to other water sports. Burnham-on-Sea also brags the UK’s shortest pier of 274 metres, which was constructed back in 1858.
  • Clevedon is located in North Somerset and has gardens that line the seafront, as well as bandstands, a bowling green, tennis courts, a crazy golf course, ice-cream vendors and other attractions for visitors. Other places of interest include the Walton Castle, the Clevedon Pier and the Clevedon clock tower.
  • Minehead is located in West Somerset not too far from the county of Devon. The main attraction in town is Butlins Resort Minehead, which offers fun and amusements for the entire family. Similar to other Somerset by the Sea locations, Minehead also offers a wide variety of water sports, such as sailing and wind surfing. It is also home to Somerset’s oldest golf course – the Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club.
  • Weston-Super-Mare is located in North Somerset and is one of Somerset’s most popular seaside resort towns. With beaches, museums, a pier, an aquarium, a miniature railway, and a promenade with shops and restaurants, Weston-Super-Mare is super awesome. The Grand Pier is particularly grand, offering a pavilion with fair games, cafes, go kart racing and tasty eats.

What could be more appropriate than summering in Somer-set? Grab your buckets, your spades, your flip-flops and head to the Somerset this year to soak up some rays, enjoy a Flake 99 in the sand and relax on some of the best beaches in Britain. Surfs up!



An overview of the best seaside villages in Somerset