Weston-super-Mare formerly Weston is a civil parish and seaside resort town within the unitary authority of North Somerset, ceremonial county of Somerset, South West Region, England, United Kingdom. It lies along the banks of Bristol Channel on the southwestern part of Bristol
and primarily experiences a moderate climate. Based on a number of archaeological findings its earliest history dates back the Iron Age. The town's name itself has its origin traced back from both Anglo-Saxon and Latin meaning "west settlement upon sea". The area today is famous for its picturesque surroundings, cultural heritage and leisure facilities.
The nearest airport from the town is Bristol Airport
, Bridgwater, Chippenham
on the other hand, are the nearest places from the area. Visitors can reach Weston-super-Mare vita the prime road A370 and M5 motorway. Click here
for information on the famous resort town's available parking spaces. Top Attractions within and nearby Weston-super-Mare: Animal Farm Adventure Centre
can be found at Red Road, Berrow, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The centre covers around 23-acres of land that hosts exciting events throughout the year and homes a play barn for kids and a number of animals that its visitors of all ages can observe and pet. The venue is children and family friendly. For more information about the wonderful destination kindly visit its website www.animal-farm.co.uk
. Banwell Castle towers
within Castle Hill of Banwell, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. It is a beautiful castle with Victorian architectural style and history that goes back the Medieval Era. The castle today homes a restaurant and offers bed and breakfast for those who wish to experience living within it. Visiting and or actually staying at the venue opens oneself to a wonderful opportunity of experiencing an English cultural heritage at its finest. Grand Pier
is a certified monument of historic importance that can be found at Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The pier is 1 1/2 miles long and was designed for both leisure and shipping purposes. Its length enables people to ship at all tides and see more scenic views. The venue's official website is www.grandpier.co.uk
. Helicopter Museum
is at Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The museum boasts over seventy marvelous helicopters from many parts of the globe that served as either for military or civilian use. Information about its collections is also featured within the museum. For more information about the venue kindly visit its website www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk
. The SeaQuarium
lies within the town of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. It is a popular aquarium that homes large tanks filled with large number of different marine life forms. The venue is a great place to visit especially for those who wish to observe or learn more about the aquatic animals and or relax. North Somerset Museum
lies along Burlington Street of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The venue features large collection of archaeological findings, fashion pieces since the 1960s and many other historical items that showcases the area and the South West Region's history on a series of magnificent exhibitions. Weston Beach
is one of the longest and naturally occuring beaches in the UK. The golden sand is ideal for sand sculpting and the festival between May to September gives everyone a fantastc opportunity to admire amazing creations. Donkeys have been a part of Weston beach life for decades and are always popular with all ages. A more modern attraction is the Weston observation wheel standing at 40 meters tall, with its 30 pods, allowing amazing views of the local view sometimes as far as Cardiff.