Weston-super-Mare Holiday Cottages
Did you know...Weston-super-Mare has one of the UK’s longest beaches?
With one of the lengthiest natural beaches in the UK, Weston-super-Mare holidays have been enjoyed by generations – and it’s easy to see why. Under twenty miles from Bristol, this section of Somerset’s coast hums with life as thousands choose the Weston-super-Mare holiday every summer. As well as its extensive sandy beach, Weston-Super-Mare has all kinds of attractions and sights to impress regular and new visitors.
- Weston-super-Mare’s pier was rebuilt after a fire destroyed it in 2008
- Guitarist, Ritchie Blackmore, hails from Weston-Super-Mare
- Weston-super-Mare has some of the world’s highest tidal ranges
Weston-super-Mare Tourist Information
Weston-super-Mare holidays have plenty to keep visitors occupied, although the town is also well-positioned for access to nearby sights and resorts. Bristol, Taunton and Bath are all within easy driving distance for a day exploring.
Weston-super-Mare’s ample promenade is illuminated throughout the year and is the perfect place to spend summer’s evenings by the sea. A selection of close shops, restaurants and bars offer plenty to do both during day and night time. After fire destroyed the derelict Weston-super-Mare pier in 2008, the new Grand Pier recently reopened – and now houses several bars and restaurants, a 4D cinema and children’s play area, as well as the House of Horrors and a Go-Kart track.
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Beach Holidays in Weston-super-Mare
Weston-super-Mare’s vast sandy beach is the perfect place for all kinds of summer events and activities. Often used to host the T4 on the Beach concert, this stretch of sand is also home to a miniature railway, all kinds of water and beach sports and a traditional promenade. Children love the beach’s famous donkey rides and they are available for children between one and fourteen years. Those holidaying in Blue Chip Holidays’ self-catering Weston-super-Mare holiday cottages will be able to take full advantage of the town’s sprawling sands.
Whilst at its busiest during the summer months, Weston-super-Mare’s beach also hosts a range of events and festivals during autumn and winter, including the less traditional Weston Beach Race – an off-road motorbike race held annually in October.
Weston-super-Mare Family Attractions
Weston-super-Mare holidays have plenty to offer for days when the beach isn’t the best choice! The town’s family attractions include the Helicopter Museum, the SeaQuarium, and the Weston-Super-Mare Heritage Centre. Also, a land train runs between Royal Sands and Marine Lake, so it’s easy to get around the town.
For those whose holidays in Weston-Super-Mare wouldn’t be complete without a walk, why not take an amble along the footsteps of Samuel Taylor Coleridge on the Coleridge Way or pick up the South West Coast Path? The Coleridge Way covers 36 miles of the scenery that inspired much of the poet’s romantic works, and can be broken into less challenging strolls.
Dog Friendly Holidays in Weston-super-Mare
Dog friendly holidays in Weston-super-Mare can be made easy with a stay in one of the pet friendly cottages in Blue Chip Holidays’ portfolio. Dogs are welcome on Sand Bay all year round, and on certain areas of Weston-Super-Mare’s main beach, so there will be plenty of coasts available for your dog to let loose on! Also, dogs are welcome on the Grand Pier’s boardwalk but they cannot enter the building.
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