Seaside attractions Burnham-on-Sea Somerset


Burnham-On-Ocean offers miles of lovely golden sandy beaches, wonderful viesws, seaside walks and many great value pubs and restuarants to consume.
Although Burnham-On-Ocean Pier has Britain's least pier and comprises a maximum of a brief shoreward finish pavilion on concrete piles, it's still an incredible structure that, unlike lots of its bigger alternatives, still maintains its Edwardian features, looks and magnificence.
Built between 1911-1914, it is among the UK's earliest and finest illuminated seaside piers called the first concrete structure available in United kingdom and Europe. When it was initially built, engineers all around Britain found look and marvel in internet marketing.
Many local people believed that our prime huge tides in Bridgwater Bay would soon sweep it along in to the ocean - however they may be proven very wrong. The concrete is very strong and it is mainly comprised of Granite chippings shipped from Penryn in Cornwall. This very  same material can be used in maintenance work for this verey day.Based on the British Heritage Trust, the intricate style of Burnham-On-Ocean pier has associations using the renowned Bristol engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), showing exactly the same similarity using the railway stations situated at Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Health spa.
The pavilion stands within the center from the esplanade and it is, quite appropriately, greatly the central feature of Burnham-On-Sea's pleasantly uncluttered seafront.
The initial reason for the pavilion and why no promenade deck and landing stage ever found fruition, still remains largely unknown. The majority of the shipping in the region and also the pleasure motorboats used the piers across the coast at Weston-super-Mare or Birnbeck. Some accept is as true was simply an experiment and never was really created for any commercial puropose.
It had been left to say no through the years and also at one stage there have been even calls for this to become drawn lower - but a public outcry saved it for offspring.

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