given trade boost during busy Easter holiday period
has been given a financial boost with a busy start to the tourist
season, helped by good weather over the Easter holidays.
accommodation providers and attractions reported a busy period,
with large numbers of visitors heading to the Burnham-On-Sea area.
Jefferies, Burnham's Tourism Manager Ian Jefferies at the seafront
tourist information centre, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It has
been a good start to the season for many tourism businesses."
are telling us that their trade in the first quarter is up on last
year. The town seems to have been generally busy too - the bright
weather has no doubt helped."
in Burnham-On-Sea town centre saw mixed trade over the Easter holidays.
The town centre was busy on several days, as pictured here, but
some traders said business had not been as brisk as some previous
Coggins at Sentiments in the High Street told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Our trade was about the same this Easter as last year - it's
Hemming at Home Hardware in the High Street added: "Our trade
is down on last year, but the last couple of months have not been
shops also said they saw an increase in families visiting the town
centre over the Easter holiday to take part in Burnham Chamber of
Trade's popular Easter shop windows competition, which is aimed
at boosting footfall.
pubs and fish and chip shops in the town also reported busy trade
over the peak holiday period thanks to the influx of visitors.
Busy scenes in Burnham-On-Sea High Street over Easter