Weston-super-Mare bay and piers
|Location within Somerset|
|Population||76,143 (2011 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Police||Avon and Somerset|
Weston-super-Mare, sometimes known as just Weston is a sea-side town in Somerset, England. Weston is 18 miles (29 km) from the city of Bristol. It also includes the suburbs of Oldmixon, West Wick and Worle. The beach is a popular tourist destination. The town has many museums and a pier.
Transport[change | change source]
Weston is connected to the M5 motorway by junction 21 where the dual carriageway A370 goes to the town centre.
The main railway station is on a short loop off the Bristol to Exeter line. The station is called Westo-super-Mare. It is close to the town centre and less than ten minutes walk from the sea front.