Exploring Somerset’s coastal treasures

Written by Naomi Churn
 

Timeless seaside resorts, the country’s only Grade I-listed pier, dune-backed beaches and exhilarating cliff walks ensure that Somerset’s coastline has something for everyone.

Coastal towns and villages

 

Fossil-hunting at Kilve Beach

 

Lovely lighthouses at Burnham

 

An historic treasure at Clevedon

 

Family fun at Weston-super-Mare

Compared with Clevedon’s sedate charm, Weston-super-Mare – an amalgamation of ‘West Tun’ (meaning settlement) and ‘above the sea’ (super mare in Latin) – is a much more brash place altogether.

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