Sunday, November 28, 2021

Tag: Burnham-on-Sea

Burnham-on-Sea Pier enjoys growing tourist reputation

Burnham on sea pier growing tourism reputation
Burnham-on-Sea Pier is enjoying something of a renaissance this year, with a recent surge in positive reviews on TripAdvisor prompting a re-evaluation of the compact landmark from both residents and holidaymakers.

Burnham-on-Sea Pier back open after fiery blaze

Burnham on sea Pier reopens after blaze
The UK’s shortest pier caught fire on Thursday last week but was back open by Sunday, with owner J Holland and Son crediting a quick response by firefighters as there as on “the whole building didn’t go up” in flames.

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...