2013 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Date and Time:
7.30pm on Monday November 4th, 2013.
Burnham-On-Sea 2013 Carnival Route:
Tesco's Roundabout > Love Lane > Manor Road > Victoria
Street > High Street > Marine Drive > finishes opposite
Burnham Holiday Village in Marine Drive. See
the route map.
Get into Burnham early as many roads in the town close at
6.30pm. Best places for parking are the Oxford Street Car park
and the Somerfield's supermarket car park [map]
although many side streets also have spaces.
Driving to the Burnham-On-Sea Carnival:
Unlike previous years, carnival entries will only line up
along Queens Drive between the Tesco and M5 roundabouts. This
ensures that Frank Foley Way will remain open over the carnival
weekend up until 4pm on Monday 4th November 2013. The Queens Drive
road closure will be in effect from 9pm Saturday 2nd November
2013 until the evening Monday 4th November 2013. Due to this change,
access to Burnham via Edithmead Lane will not be permitted. Access
for Edithmead Lane and Home Farm residents will however be maintained.
with Traffic Management, 2 signed diversion routes will be in
to Burnham via Highbridge (Asda Roundabout)
to Berrow and Brean via East Brent
To aid with
traffic entering Burnham via Highbridge, it has been agreed that
the maintenance works being carried out along Burnham Road will
be cleared from Friday evening 1st November 2013 until Tuesday
morning 5th November 2013.
(B3140) (From M5 roundabout to Tesco Roundabout)
21:00 on Saturday 2nd November 2013 until 01:00 on Tuesday 5th
Parkway Between both Ben Travers Entrances
16:00 on Monday 4th November 2013 until 01:00 on Tuesday 5th November
Main A38 (From
Isleport Roundabout to Burnham Moor Lane)
- From 19:30 on Monday 4th November 2013 until 01:00 on Tuesday
5th November 2013
roads on the Carnival Route
18:30 on Monday 4th November 2013 until 01:00 on Tuesday 5th November
Staying in the Burnham-On-Sea area during the Carnival?
Read our guide to the area's best hotels
and B&Bs. There is also self
Other events at this year's 2013 carnival:
The carnival floats will first arrive in Burnham-On-Sea late on
the Saturday night after completing the Bridgwater Carnival. The
floats will gather along the B3140, between Edithmead and Love
Lane, and will be on display to the public in the daytime throughout
Sunday and Monday (albeit without the dazzling lights, dancers
Disabled parking permit for the Burnham-On-Sea Carnival:
Facilities are available for disabled visitors
to view Burnham's carnival procession from the comfort of their
own car. For the sum of £10 you can enjoy the event from
the comfort of your own vehicle regardless of the weather conditions
at the time. Cheques for disabled parking must be payable to 'Highbridge
& Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Association' and sent to Phil
New, Carnival Event Co-Ordinator, 221 Burnham Road, Highbridge,
Somerset TA9 3EJ. Telephone (01278) 780219.