Out and About
The Grand Pier - One of Weston’s two piers, it suffered a devastating fire in 2008, but in October 2010 a £39 million rebuilt pier, based on the original, opened to the public. The Grand Pier includes multiple attractions from arcade games to fun fair rides and bowling.
The Weston Wheel - The Weston Wheel is a 40 metre high observation wheel with 30 pods viewing pods. Each pod can take 8 people offering brilliant views of the surrounding area on a clear day.
North Somerset Museum - The Museum illustrates the history of North Somerset from pre-historic times to the present day. Finds from Worlebury Hill Fort are on display and other exhibits include minerals, natural history, costumes, a chemist shop, dentist and dairy.
Helicopter Museum – The Museum is said to be the largest dedicated helicopter museum in the world. Over 80 rotorcraft from all over the world. Many foreign helicopters are featured, in particular Soviet-era and Eastern European craft and also helicopters from the Queens Flight, including a Wessex.
Sea Life Centre - Over 25 displays allowing visitors to see aquatic life from local waters and regions of the world. An underwater tunnel lets visitors get close to the sharks, rays and other creatures as they swim by.
Here's just some of the things you can explore further afield.
• Cheddar Gorge
Birchfield Hotel, Weston-super-Mare
This family run hotel commands a prime position overlooking the seafront and close to the pier.
All rooms are equipped with full en-suite facilities, direct dial telephones, flat screen digital televisions, hairdryers and hospitality trays, many have level access from the lift.
• Restaurant, bar, first floor lounge and sun terrace • En-suite bedrooms • Free Wi-Fi available • Nightly entertainment • Lift
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