Where is Weston-super-Mare
If you haven’t heard of Weston-super-Mare, or if you have and are unsure as to where we are, then hopefully we can help you.
Weston-super-Mare is traditional Victorian seaside town on the Bristol Channel with a population close to 80,000. The resort is twinned with Hildesheim in Germany.
Weston-super-Mare has the second highest tidal range in the world, with the Bay of Bundy in Canada taking first place, and over the years the resort has become affectionately known as “Weston-super-Mud”, as at low tide, the tide recedes out to about one mile from the seafront, leaving a vast expanse of mud. However, the beach itself is sandy and provides a vast expanse of safe golden sands and bathing waters which has been enjoyed by tourists for generations.
To the north are the National Trust sites of Sand Point and Middle Hope, also a designated site of special scientific interest, and to the south, a further National Trust site at Brean Down. From the seafront the south coast of Wales is visible and on a clear day Cardiff and Penarth can be seen clearly.
Along with the rest of the south west, Weston-super-Mare generally has a milder climate.
The resort is easily accessible as it sits just off of Junction 21 of the M5 motorway, which as easy links to the M4, via the Almondsbury Interchange (approx.. 25 miles) and the M48 and M49 giving access to South Wales and the Severn Crossings.
Weston-super-Mare has an excellent rail service, with direct services to many key stations, including Bristol, Cardiff, London Paddington, Exeter, Penzance and Birmingham New Street allowing hassle free rail transport and easy connections across the country.
Weston-super-Mare is just 14 miles from Bristol Airport, with a host if international flights and an increasing number of internal flights from destinations such as Edinburgh, Newcastle, Isle of Man and Glasgow.
A regeneration programme has been undertaken in recent years, with investment continuing in the town each year.
At the gateway to the South West of England, we are an ideal resort for a short break or longer holiday, wherever in the world you are travelling from.
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