Beaches in Burnham On Sea, Somerset

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The beach guide has 5 beaches listed in and around the town of Burnham On Sea. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Burnham-on-Sea Beach (0.3 miles)

    Burnham-on-Sea © Chris Leather (somerset Guide)

    Burnham-on-Sea is one of Somerset's classic seaside resorts due to the exceptional stretch of beach here. Complete with promenade lined with Victorian and Edwardian guest houses Burnham was originally envisaged as a rival to nearby Weston-super-Mare. A hundred years on, and whilst Burnham-on-Sea might have lost that competition it is all the better for it.…

  • Burnham-on-Sea Beach (0.5 miles)

    Burnham-on-Sea © Chris Talbot | BY-SA

    The Victorian resort of Burnham offers traditional seaside facilities and entertainments. The resort has a short, elegant pier featuring a cafĂ© and a variety of amusements. The continuous stretch of sand alongside the resorts of Burnham, Berrow and Brean is 7 miles long, making this one of the longest stretches of golden sand in Europe.…

  • Burnham-on-Sea Beach (0.9 miles)

    Burnham-on-Sea © Steve Daniels | BY-SA

    Small stretch of beach featuring some sand near the jetty with pebbles, mudflats and marsh further south towards the mouth of the River Parrett. Pleasant spot for watching the boats come and go when the tide is in. Also plenty of wildlife, including seabirds from Stert and the nearby Apex Wildlife Park.

  • Berrow (South) Beach (2.6 miles)

    Berrow (South) © Chris Talbot | BY-SA

    Berrow South lies towards the southern end of Berrow Flats, a 6-mile stretch of sand and mudflats between Burnham-on-Sea and Brean Down. The beach here is flat and sandy, backed by dunes. Signage warns of dangerous sinking sands at low tide, so care needs to be taken and it is best to avoid going far…

  • Berrow (North) Beach (3 miles)

    Berrow (North) © Lewis Clarke | BY-SA

    This fairly remote, west-facing beach forms part of the vast expanse of sand and mudflats between Brean and Burnham on Sea. This section is found midway between Brean and Berrow South. The area of sand between Brean and Unity Farm is popular with dog walkers and is also used by watersport enthusiasts. The beach is…

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