The Beaches of Somerset
Think of Somerset and you may not immediately think of sandy beaches and rocky coves. You may be surprised to learn that Somerset has 40 miles of coastline with over twenty beaches ranging from Porlock Weir in the west to Clevedon Bay in the east.
For the quintessential British seaside break with sandy beaches head to Brean, Burnham-on-Sea or Weston-super-Mare. Away from the crowds, explore the fossil rich Jurassic limestone at Blue Anchor beach, or the geographically important pebble ridge at Porlock Weir. Which beach has England's shortest pier? Where's the best place to swim or surf? Find out below.