"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


Brean is a village and civil parish between Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset, England. The name is derived from "Bryn" Brythonic and Modern Welsh for a hill.

Close to the village is Brean Down, a promontory standing 320 feet (98 m) high and extending 1.5 miles (2.4 km) into the Bristol Channel, on which stands Brean Down Fort, marking the end of Weston Bay.

The village is on a strip of land between the sea and the River Axe. It is the home of Brean Leisure Park, a tropical bird garden, other tourist attractions and several caravan parks. The sandy beach has been used for land sailing since 1970. Sometimes, Brean can also be linked with the nearby village, Berrow so the villages can also be called Berrow & Brean.

Local authority: North Somerset Council

OS Grid Reference: ST296561

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Things to see and do in and around Brean

  • Warren Farm Holiday Centre
  • Brean Leisure Park
  • Fun City at Brean Leisure Park
  • Brean Play
  • Animal Farm Adventure Park
  • Animal Farm Adventure Park
  • AJs Laser Tag
  • AJs Karting
  • Premier Leisure Weston Super Mare
  • Seaquarium
  • Weston Miniature Railway
  • Grand Pier
  • Jump N Jackz Indoor Play Centre
  • Weston-Super-Mare Treasure Trail
  • Garra Rufa fish pedicures
  • North Somerset Museum
  • The Grand Pier
  • Crazy Hills Putting
  • Water Adventure Play Park
  • The Helicopter Museum
  • Sea Urchins

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Winter Gardens
Royal Parade
BS23 1AJ

Phone 01934 417 117
Email westontic@parkwood-leisure.co.uk

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