The popular seaside town Weston-super-Mare boasts miles of sandy beach, a pier and is packed with various rides and attractions. Despite its seaside appeal, Weston-super-Mare is steeped in Victorian history, displaying its Victorian roots proudly through its architecture that still stands today.
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Weston-super-Mare is best known for…
Weston-super-Mare is best known for its famous sea front. Its large sandy beach and pleasure pier attracts thousands of tourists every year. It was first built in 1904 and has been subject to various redevelopments since.
Weston-super-Mare is located in the borough of north Somerset.
Weston-super-Mare’s main attraction is of course the renowned sea front. There you can enjoy the various rides and attractions, including a rollercoaster, go-karts, arcade games and its house of horrors. You can also enjoy its selection of seaside food and treats suited for all appetites, such as fish and chips, ice cream and donuts. The Playhouse, built in 1946 is still one of Weston-super-Mare’s major landmarks, offering shows all year round to tourists and residents alike, including opera, ballet, comedy and pantomime. And any avid shopper should be sure to take advantage of what the high street has
to offer, boasting popular high street shops, pubs and restaurants.
Weston-super-Mare is well connected to Bristol, which you can reach by train in less than 30 minutes or by car via the M5 road, which also allows access into Gloucester, Worcester and Exeter. The railway station also offers trains to Cardiff and London.
Sports and leisure facilities
Weston-super-Mare has various sports and facilities for all forms of exercise. Hutton Moor leisure centre boasts a large gym, 25-metre swimming pool, a sports hall, spa, and sports courts. Grove Park and Clarence Park are also both great for runners.
Our favourite places
We love the Old Thatched Cottage on the seafront for fish and chips. We also enjoy Yoji for great Thai food! We also find Weston woods, Brean Down and Sand Point great places for dog walking.
Adam Barrington, Branch Manager for haart Weston-Super-Mare Estate Agents comments:
“Weston super Mare is a fantastic place for families as there is a lovely beach with the Grand Pier and plenty of shops, bars and restaurants nearby. There is easy access to the motorway for commuting to Bristol, ideal for all of the new developments which are currently underway.”
Morgan Wilson, Branch Manager for haart Weston-Super-Mare Letting Agents comments:
“I have lived and grown up in Weston for some 27 years. The locals are friendly; there are some lovely walks and some great places to eat. You're a short drive from the city of Bristol, which is great for a night out or to go shopping!”