Brean is a coastal village situated between Burnham-on-Sea and the National Trust-protected Brean Down...
Visitors flock to Brean during the summer months to enjoy the beautiful beach. Renowned for being a clean, safe environment offering safe bathing, it is a favourite with visiting families and residents alike. Pony rides, children's activities, kite flying, yachting and cycling are all great pastimes to enjoy on your visit.
During your stay you will have a good range of activities and entertainment on hand. Brean Leisure Park is ideal for families, offering exhilarating rides, waterslides and a whole range of fun family activities. The Animal Farm Adventure Park is also a great day out if you're there with your family. History lovers will enjoy a trip to Brean Fort, whilst bird lovers can see a whole array of tropical birds at Brean Down Tropical Bird Garden. A whole host of other recreational activities are on offer, such as fishing, golfing, horse riding, or for the more energetic, the 36-mile long Coleridge Walk. Nearby attractions include the famous Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge, Longleat and Cricket St Thomas.
There is a wide range of accommodation options for travellers on all types of budgets...
Campsites, bed and breakfasts and self-catering accommodation are perfect for those looking for a bargain break and make excellent bases for families and backpackers. Meanwhile, there is also a choice of hotels in Brean, including budget brands such as Travelodge and Premier Inn, plus some larger hotel chains in nearby Taunton and Bristol. As well as those in Brean, hotels and bed and breakfasts are also in abundance in neighbouring Weston-Super-Mare.
Brean is a wonderful destination and superb choice of holiday and to get the best from your break, you want to make sure you are in the right accommodation. Compare the price of hotels in Brean using TravelSupermarket and save money by booking in advance.
Let the beauty of Brean take hold of you as you explore the highlights...
Brean is surrounded by dozens of attractions. Here are our top five to get you started...
Top five attractions
Head for nearby Weston-Super-Mare for a day out the kids will never forget. The SeaQuarium has a mass of ocean adventures, from feeding demonstrations to an impressive underwater tunnel with a unique view of marine life.
Brean Leisure Park
Get into the spirit of a traditional British seaside holiday with a visit to the funfair. The park has more than 30 nail-biting rides to put you on the edge of your seat.
Just a short drive along the coast from Brean lies picturesque Burnham-on-Sea. It has shops, cafes and a splendid beach and is an ideal destination for a day trip. Don't miss the stylish wooden pile lighthouse.
Beach and Grand Pier
Weston-Super-Mare has been a hugely popular destination for family holidays for decades, with the masses drawn to the excellent beach and classic pier.
This stunning promontory, now owned by the National Trust, is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and hugely popular with walkers and wildlife enthusiasts.
Brean and nearby Weston-Super-Mare play host to a tantalising diary of events...
There's fun to be had all year round in Brean. Here are our top three events...
Sand Castle Festival; summer: Close to the pier you'll find artists sculpting things you may not believe could be made out of sand. But, for a small fee, you and your children can join in or even have a lesson in the art of sand sculpting.
Weston Fringe; August: Every form of art imaginable is celebrated at this fun-packed annual festival. Everything from stand-up comedy to face painting goes - the only criteria is that it must be fun.
Weston Beach Race; October: Arguably the most famous beach race in Britain, this thrilling motorbike contest sees more than a thousand riders pit their wits against the sand, and each other.