Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar GorgeBrean is 15 miles by car from Britain’s “second greatest natural wonder” [Radio Times]: Cheddar Gorge, home to the country’s most beautiful caves and oldest complete human skeleton, Cheddar Man.

The Fleet Air Arm

prototype ConcordeThe Fleet Air Arm’s national museum, 34 miles away at Yeovilton, boasts Europe’s largest naval aviation collection, including the first British-built Concorde.


Cider Farm Lakes

tastingCider Farm Lakes offers lakeland, woods, and orchards, fine angling, a farm shop with its own traditional scrumpy cider, and a conference and events centre overlooking the waters.

Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey HoleThere’s much more to Wookey Hole Caves than the spectacular caverns themselves. Enjoy history, mystery, and fun on a complete day out. Check out the lively Website for details.


Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival

Bridgwater CarnivalEvery November, The West Country celebrates the Gunpowder Plot with a series of parades of illuminated floats. The event raises money for charities with dazzling displays—and the original event is the Bridgwater Carnival, held on 16 miles drive from Brean.


baby zebraA leisurely drive away (50 miles) from Brean, you will find the UK’s Number One safari and adventure park Longleat with wildlife, wild rides, shows, events, and the stunning Longleat House, one of the finest examples of high Elizabethan architecture in Britain and a multi-production filmstar in its own right, having appeared most recently in X-Men: First Class


The West Somerset Railway

West Somerset RailwayIf you want to take a trip back to the golden age of steam and learn to pilot a locomotive, participate in a murder mystery, see the snowdrops, or enjoy the Exmoor scenery, then the West Somerset Railway is only 31 miles away in Bishops Lydeard.

Animal Farm

Animal FarmThe Animal Farm Adventure Park, only three miles away, is an all-year-round treat for families with young children and an attraction too for imaginary animals from a range of TV and storybook favourites.

The Somerset Rebels

Somerset RebelsFor those looking for something racier, the Somerset Rebels speedway team is based only eight miles away at the Oak Tree Arena.