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Monday, 16 February 2015

Sunday out - Brean Down

After many cold and grey days at last we had dry and quite warm Sunday - good time for a day out at last; somewhere we haven't visited before?
Brean Down is a long peninsula jutting out into the Bristol Channel, between Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare.


After climbing steps to the top (how many? I don't want to count!) my knees feel the hibernation of the last couple of months. There is an option of a road, which we took on the way back.




The sun could not decide if to stay out or not, so some of the picture are much darker.


This is a view from the top of the Down to the beach below.




A view north - outlines of Weston-super-Mare in the mist. You can see which way the wind normally blows here. 
But it was very calm today.


East - across the Levels.


Walking west - you come to the Brean Down Fort at the end of the peninsula. 


Time to explore the fort and its history.

































You can read more about Brean Down here  and  here .



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7 comments:

  1. Wonderful landscape fotos. Weather changes stunningly fast. You had a lovely outing!

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  2. Nádhera Radko!
    Hned bych vyrazila na výlet!
    Hezký večer přeji, Helena

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  3. Wonderful pictures.Sure you had a very nice day and interesting too.
    Hugs Gudrun

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  4. An interesting visit, looks like you really needed a good fine day for such an open spot.

    Spring not far away now - we hope!

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  5. Another stunning place and yes I would take the road down and back lol. That looks a lot of steps!

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  6. Dear Radka,
    What a nice area, thank you for sharing the Pictures, I liked to see them -
    greetings
    Hanna

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  7. Hello Radka, Love the photos of the fort and looking down to the beach, I was looking for a fishing spot!! Wow a lot of steps to manage and uphill .

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