British Beaches

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Berrow - South Beach

Burnham on Sea, Somerset

Long stretch of coastal sand running from Burnham-on-Sea to Brean. Also extensive mud flats. favoured by walkers and beach sports enthusiasts. Popular with fishermen - fishing permitted three hours a day either side of high tide.

Beach Type



Horse riding

Nature and Wildlife

When the tide goes out it revelas the bones of a long dead ship. Ther is local marshland that attracts various seabirds.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs are allowed all year.

Tourist Information

Burnham-on-Sea TIC South Esplanade Burnham-on-Sea TA8 1BU Tel. 01278 787852.


Nearest town: Burnham on Sea
County: Somerset
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2757, -3.018
Postcode: TA8 2QX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Head to Burnham on sea then follow signs to Berrow and Brean. Access is past Berrow on the Berrow-Brean road.

Public Transport

The beach is served by bus and coach services. There is a local railway station 5 miles away.

Nearest Railway Stations

Highbridge & Burnham (Approx. 4 miles away)
Weston-super-Mare (Approx. 5 miles away)
Weston Milton (Approx. 6 miles away)
Worle (Approx. 7 miles away)
Yatton (Approx. 11 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Limited parking at the beach. for longer stays park at Brean.

Nearby Car Parks

Brent Road, Burnham-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Discount Berrow Road, Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Oxford Street, Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Pier Street (West), Burnham-on-Sea (Short stay).
About 3 miles away
Pier Street (East), Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Pier Street (South), Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away
High Street, Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Brean Down, Burnham-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Brent Street, Brent Knoll (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Brean Down Road, Burnham-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Burnham on Sea