Clevedon pier, Somerset, UK
Clevedon pier, Somerset, UK

Clevedon was a popular seaside resort in the Victorian era, served by a short branch line from the main railway in Yatton. The seafront has an ornamental gardens, Victorian bandstand, lovely promenade and Marine Lake which is currently under going renovations.

Salthouse field has a little café, a light railway that runs around the outside of the field, and donkey rides during the summer. The rocky beach has been designated as the Clevedon Shore geological Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Clevedon Pier opened in 1869 to receive paddle steamer passengers from Devon and Wales, and is one of the earliest surviving examples of a Victorian pier in the UK. The pier is the only Grade I listed pier that you can visit in England.

Well it was an interesting day, can’t say it was one of our favourites and we wont be going back any time soon, but we’re glad we did it. There is parking by Salthouse field for motor homes.