British Beaches

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Brean Beach at Brean Farm Beach

Brean, Somerset

Brean is a seven mile stretch of sand running to Burnham-on-Sea. Also extensive tidal flats favoured by walker and beach sports enthusiasts. There is ample parking both on and off the beach and there are public conveniences and a café at the beach entrance.

Beach Type

Sand and mud flats


Disabled facilities incl access to beach
First aid


Jet skiing

Nature and Wildlife

Extensive mudflats for 7 miles. Visitors should respect the warning notices about the dangers of mud along this beach.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dog walking area.

Tourist Information

WESTON-SUPER-MARE TIC. Beach Lawns. Weston-Super-Mare. Phone: 01934 888800


Nearest town: Brean
County: Somerset
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3207, -3.01038
Postcode: TA8 2RS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Brean, Somerset at Explore Britain.


Access is via the Burnham-on-Sea coast road.

Public Transport

Nearest train station is 6 miles away. but there are plenty of buses and coaches.

Nearest Railway Stations

Weston-super-Mare (Approx. 2 miles away)
Weston Milton (Approx. 4 miles away)
Worle (Approx. 5 miles away)
Highbridge & Burnham (Approx. 7 miles away)
Yatton (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


Parking available. parking charges apply.

Nearby Car Parks

Brean Down, Burnham-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Brean Down Road, Burnham-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Uphill Beach, Weston-Super-Mare (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Uphill Hill, Uphill (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Westfield Road, Weston-Super-Mare (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Royal Sands Beach, Weston-Super-Mare (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Marine Parade, Weston-Super-Mare (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Clifton Sands Beach, Weston-Super-Mare (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Coniston Crescent, Weston-super-Mare (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Oldmixon Playing Fields, Weston-Super-Mare (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Brean