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Burnham-on-Sea - Yacht Club Beach

Burnham on Sea, Somerset

This beach has some sand near the jetty with pebbles, mudflats and marsh further south towards the River Parrett. From the beach you can watch boats come and go and spot seabirds from Stert and the nearby Wildlife Park.

Beach Type



Public toilets and showers are at the Tourist Information Centre
The sea wall steps provide good seats


Watching the boats come and go and bird-watching

Nature and Wildlife

There is an Apex wildlife park nearby.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs are banned from this beach from May 1st to September 30th.

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: 51.2264, -3.00115
Postcode: TA8 1LA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


BurnhamOn-Sea is signposted off Junction 22 of the M5

Nearest Railway Stations

Highbridge & Burnham (About a mile and a half away)
Bridgwater (Approx. 7 miles away)
Weston-super-Mare (Approx. 8 miles away)
Weston Milton (Approx. 9 miles away)
Worle (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Parking is available on the seafront.

Nearby Car Parks

Pier Street (South), Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Pier Street (East), Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Pier Street (West), Burnham-on-Sea (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
High Street, Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Oxford Street, Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Discount Berrow Road, Burnham-on-Sea (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Bank Street, Highbridge (Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Highbridge & Burnham Station, Highbridge (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Brent Road, Burnham-on-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Brent Street, Brent Knoll (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Burnham on Sea