Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Burnham-on-Sea

Somerset coast hit with “highest tide of the year”

Somerset coast tide
Coastal attractions on the Somerset coast were hit with strong tidal surges on 11 and 12 March, causing significant water damage and prompting 33 flood warnings, and 17 flood alerts.

Burnham Pier named one of the UK’s top ‘tiny attractions’

Burnham-on-Sea Pier
Burnham-on-Sea Pier has been named as one of the UK’s best ‘tiny attractions’ thanks to its amusement arcade. The country’s shortest pier topped The Guardian’s top 10 list of attractions selected from a forthcoming compendium book titled ‘Tiny Britain’. The national newspaper wrote: “Nothing says British seaside like a pier, and as an example of British understatement, Burnham-on-Sea’s, at just 37...