7, 2018 Photos:
Sunny Bank Holiday weekend gives Burnham-On-Sea a boost
has been given a boost, thanks to a weekend of warm weather bringing
visitors into the town.
peaked at 25.2°C (77.3°F) in Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday and
also reached 24°C (75.2°F) on Bank Holiday Monday during
two days of blue skies and uninterrupted sunshine.
beach was packed with visitors making the most of the great conditions,
as pictured here.
Manor Gardens were also filled on Sunday with hundreds of people
enjoying Party In
The Park, Burnham's first outdoor music event of the summer
season, as pictured below.
spoke to several businesses during the weekend who reported great
Lewis at The Treasure Chest gift shop on The Esplanade said: "It's
been an exceptional weekend. It's really great to see the sunshine
putting smiles on so many people's faces."
Jones at the Toy Cupboard in Pier Street added: "It's been
a very good weekend for us with a steady stream of visitors."
Gaynor Wright, who runs the seafood stall on the seafront, pictured
below, added: "It's been so busy that we sold out of some
stock - a great weekend." The owner of the ice cream concession
on Burnham beach also said he'd seen his "busiest days in years".
were also busy scenes at Brean, where over 1,500 vehicles were parked
on the beach during Sunday and again on Monday.
seafront car park next to B&M was at capacity on Sunday and
Monday, as pictured here.
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