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Weston-super-Mare is a town in North Somerset, situated far enough down the Bristol Channel to be regarded as a seaside resort. It is close to Bristol, Bath and South Wales. Despite being the place where John Cleese grew up, it is considered in some quarters to be the most boring town in England. However, plenty of visitors are putting this to the test, who will most certainly require an answer to the question: Where to park in Weston-super-Mare?
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31 streets in Weston-super-Mare have chargeable on-street parking spaces, which are marked as pay-and-display bays. There are 50 pay-and-display machines and a ticket from one covers parking in any bay, though a ticket issued for on-street parking is not valid in an off-street car park, and vice versa. Charges are levied Monday to Saturday between 08:00 and 18:00 hours, and are as follows:
Short stay car parks in Weston-super-Mare include:
Long stay car parks in Weston-super-Mare include:
Bus services connect Weston-super-Mare to major local towns, including Bath, Bristol, Newport and Cardiff, and also provide services within the town itself. Weston-super-Mare Station grants access to main line services country-wide, frequently involving changing trains at, for example, Bristol Parkway and Newport.
Blue badge holders can park without charge and without a time limit while displaying a valid blue badge (disc clocks are unnecessary), which must be presented for inspection when asked. Blue badge holders may not park at any time on double yellow lines and double kerb marks.
- No multiple tickets; maximum stay periods must be obeyed. Disabled bays can be used without charge subject to time limits. Loading bays are for goods’ vehicles only, and only for loading and unloading within stated time limits. No parking on single yellow lines within stated times. No parking at any time on double yellow lines and double kerb marks.
On-street parking charges apply on all bank holidays, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Drivers may stop to drop off or pick up disabled passengers at places with yellow kerb markings, provided they cause no obstruction, but they may not wait.
The beach and the Grand Pier are notable Weston-super-Mare attractions. The beach is one of the longest unbroken natural stretches of sand in Britain and the promenade is like a trip back in time, with the donkey rides, candy floss and fish and chips that other high class resorts have abandoned. There is also an observation wheel that, from a height of 40 feet, provides amazing views of the Bristol Channel.
The pier has dodgems and a ghost train, as well as go-karts, cafes and eating places.
In complete contrast, Bleadon Levels Nature Reserve contains saltmarshes, grasslands and tidal creeks, and is home to a huge variety of birds and small animals.