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
Tourist Information Centre
The Winter Gardens
Phone 01934 417 117
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Set in an acre of private walled gardens with open country views to the rear, The Old Rectory is 150 yards from sandy beaches and offers free on-site parking. Details...
Offering 70 family activities, sports and live entertainment, Brean Sands Holiday Park features a swimming pool and mini golf. Overlooking Brean Beach, the resort is a 10-minute drive from Burnham-on-Sea. Details...
Situated 2 miles south of Weston-Super-Mare, Old Hall Accommodation is set in a traditional stone building, in the peaceful village of Uphill. It features an on-site Italian restaurant, has ample free parking and free Wi-Fi. Details...
With an indoor pool and sauna, this hotel has a locally acclaimed restaurant and overlooks a golf course and sand dunes, just 300 metres from the sandy beach and promenade. Details...
Situated on the seafront in Weston-super-Mare, the Oak and Glass offers a daytime restaurant serving lunch and luxury rooms. With free on-site parking, Oak and Glass is just 24 miles from Bristol. Details...
Algarve Guest House is a Victorian villa situated 3 minutes’ walk from the beach, in the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare. Free Wi-Fi is provided, as well as limited free off road parking which is on a first-come first-served basis. Details...
Westview is a wonderful lodge, set solely on the ground floor, three miles from Weston-super-Mare, on the former site of the Bleadon railway station. The property has two bedrooms, a king-size double room with an en-suite and a further bedroom with the option of being a twin or a double. Details...
The Old Stable is a splendid, Grade II listed terraced cottage in the village of Hutton near to Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, and can sleep six people in three bedrooms. Details...
The Old Cottage is a charming, Grade II listed cottage, situated in the village of Hutton near Weston-super-Mare in South West England. Details...
Meadowbank Cottage is a semi-detached cottage in Worle village, 4 miles from the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare. The cottage has a double room and a twin room, and a family bathroom. Details...
Wisteria Chalet is a detached property in the village of Watchfield, near the towns of Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset. This single-storey cottage sleeps three people and has a double bedroom, a bathroom and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with double sofa bed. Details...
The Cottage is a delightful cottage, attached to the owner's 18th century Somerset farmhouse, situated just five miles from Cannington and can sleep four people. The cottage has two double bedrooms, a ground floor shower room with underfloor heating, a kitchen, a dining room, a sitting room and an external boot room. Details...