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Discover BREAN Beach

Your Somerset Seaside Getaway

Brean beach provides the ultimate seaside experience, with miles of sandy shores ideal for families to indulge in building sandcastles, beach games, and paddling in the sea. Despite its common perception as a single beach, it’s actually divided into two distinct sections: Berrow Beach and Brean Beach.

Brean Beach

Your Seaside Adventure Begins Here

Discover Brean Beach, nestled along the stunning Somerset coast, inviting you to create cherished memories by the sea. Here’s why it’s a must-visit destination for holidaymakers and day visitors alike: In the summer, the beach is a sunbathing hotspot. There’s nothing better than a gentle stroll along the beach with an ice cream in hand, feeling the sand between your toes. Brean Beach is dog-friendly all year round, making it an ideal walk for you and your pets. There’s so much open space – they will love it!

Drone photo of Brean beach with art in the sands

You can walk the 7-mile stretch of beach from Brean Down, through Berrow to Burnham-on-Sea.

Berrow Beach

Embark on a journey to uncover the serene beauty of Berrow Beach, conveniently nestled just south of Brean along the captivating Somerset coastline. With its tranquil shores and unspoiled natural vistas, Berrow Beach offers an idyllic retreat for travelers seeking respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whether you’re looking to unwind, rejuvenate, or simply immerse yourself in the pristine coastal landscape.

Here’s why it’s a hidden gem worth exploring:

  • Endless Sands and Dunes for Relaxation:
  • Explore Maritime History at the Wreck of SS Nornen
  • Tranquil Coastal Walks and Stunning Sunsets
  • Dog-Friendly Environment for Canine Companions
  • Convenient Parking & Accessibility
  • Beach Warden: For inquiries or assistance, call 07385 514540
  • Toilets
  • The Sundowner Beach Cafe Bar

Berrow Beach promises an unforgettable experience. Plan your visit today and discover why this hidden gem is a must-see destination for nature lovers and beach enthusiasts alike.


  • Endless Sandy Shores for Fun and Relaxation
  • Dog-Friendly Haven for Furry Friends
  • Scenic Coastal Walks with Spectacular Views
  • Convenient Parking & Accessibility
  • Toilets
  • Cafes

Some sections of the beach are vehicle-free too – so your little ones can run freely!

Beach Warden: Reach out at 07385 514540 for any inquiries or assistance during your visit.

Escape to serenity at Brean & Berrow Beach: Where every tide brings joy, every step leaves footprints, and every moment is a treasure. Plan your Somerset coastal getaway today!


Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a frequent beachgoer, we strongly advise reviewing the Beach Safety Leaflet provided below. The dedicated Beach Safety Warden Service oversees a 7-mile stretch of beach to ensure your safety. Notably, the beach experiences the second-highest tidal range in the world. During low tide, extensive mud flats are revealed, posing significant hazards to walkers and vehicles.

IN AN EMERGENCY, alert a Beach Safety Warden or dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

  • Read the safety signs
  • Follow all guidance from Beach Wardens
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Do not attempt to enter the water at low tide
Beach Safety Leaflet


Discover the seamless access to Berrow and Brean Beaches, catering to both pedestrians and vehicles. Berrow Beach commences near Berrow Triangle, offering pedestrian access by the Co-Op and extending northward to the Sundowner Beach Cafe Bar, where vehicle access is available. Transitioning seamlessly, Brean Beach stretches to Brean Down, with signposted pedestrian access points along the coastal road through Brean. Convenient vehicular access is also found beyond Wyndham Park. Explore the distinct sections of these breathtaking Somerset beaches.

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Discover Brean Down Fort

Explore Brean Down, a picturesque limestone promontory crowned by Brean Down Fort. With panoramic views of the Bristol Channel, delve into its rich history, including its role in the Palmerston Forts network. Managed by the National Trust, uncover its ancient origins and wartime significance.

  • Historical Significance
  • Palmerston Forts Legacy
  • Dual Purpose Heritage
  • Preservation
  • Film and TV Appearances
  • Ancient Origins
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Drone photo of Brean

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