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 and includes many museums, a pier and an aquarium.
Weston-super-Mare bay and piers
|Weston-super-Mare shown within Somerset|
|Population||76,143 (2011 Census)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Police||Avon and Somerset|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
Transport[change | change source]
Weston is linked to the M5 motorway by junction 21 where the daul carriageway A370 goes to the town centre.
Today, the main railway station, which is on a short loop off the Bristol to Exeter line, is called Westo-super-Mare and is situated close to the town centre and less than ten minutes walk from the sea front.