Brean Down

Promontory of land with dramatic cliffs and Victorian fort

Brean Down is a spectacular location for a day out in Somerset. Enjoy relaxing on the beach at the foot of the Down, building sandcastles and visiting the Cove Café for some yummy food.

Take an exhilarating walk to the top of the Down and venture the 1.5 miles it takes to the end by walking out to sea along Somerset’s greatest natural pier.

The Down stands 97m high and the views from the top are truly spectacular, looking out over the Bristol Channel towards South Wales and over the Somerset Levels and stunning coastline.

Uncover the secrets of Brean Down as you uncover its many layers of history, as you make your way towards The Palmerston Fort to explore its secret rooms. Pop into the Welcome Hut to find out more.