Things to do in Brean Sands

All of our Pontins Holiday Parks, including Brean Sands, are close to a variety of local attractions. Whether you are looking for a day-out with the kids, or looking to brush up on some history our Holiday Parks offer you a great ‘jumping point’ to explore the surrounding area.

The Cheddar Gorge

Take an open-top bus journey around The Cheddar Caves and discover the world’s oldest and fully complete skeleton man. If you’re feeling adventurous then you can discover the sights of Somerset on the Gorge walk, taking you to the highest point overlooking The Pinnacles and Horseshoe Bend.
Cheddar Gorge

Longleat Safari Park

Enjoy incredibly close encounters with some of Africa’s magnificent animals as you take a drive around BBC’s Animal Park, Longleat Safari Park. Discover the wonders of the animals close up and witness their extraordinary relationships with each other as they share their habitat with us in front of our very eyes.
Longleat Safari Park

Weston Super Mare SeaQuarium

The Weston-Super-Mare SeaQuarium features an underwater tunnel, live presentations, feeding demonstrations and all things aquatic, allowing visitors to delve into the furthest depths of the Ocean, to see the marine life at work, without so much as getting their feet wet!
WSM SeaQuarium

Glastonbury Abbey

Romantic ruins and peaceful parkland. Snowdrops in winter, daffodils in spring, wildflowers in summer and lots of autumn tree colour. Costumed guides from March to October; family fun in the school holidays and many more events! Take a short day break to visit this historic abbey.
Glastonbury Abbey

Weston Super Mare Beach Race

Every Autumn at Weston Super Mare is one of the UK’s most famous beach Races. The Weston Beach Race feautures quad, sidecar, solo and junior races. Claiming over 1,000 riders and just a 15 minute drive from Pontins Brean Sands your weekend just became a whole lot more exciting.
Beach Race

More Local Amenities:

Taste of the Orient

Grab a quick bite to eat, or bring food back to the park. Either way the Taste of the Orient will provide you with a great dining experiance.

Sand Sculptures

Held Annually from June through August, the Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture Festival will delight and entertain your whole family.

Grand Pier

Rain or shine, the Grand Pier is the ultimate indoor theme park. With world class rides and attractions, entertainment and event space all in one weatherproof arena!

Glastonbury Tor

Dramatic Tor, topped by 15th-century tower, offering spectacular views across three counties. Excavation has revealed plans of two superimposed churches.