for new cable car service set to lift off on Brean Down
had some of you fooled with this April Fool's Day story! We can
confirm that there are no plans for a cable car service on Brean
Down at this time...
have been drawn up to introduce a new cable car service on Brean
Down to make it easier for walkers to get to the top.
commercial sevice could come into operation for the start of the
2011 summer season to meet new government guidelines on accessibility
in open spaces.
visitors have to walk up more than 150 steps or along a steep
roadway to get to the top.
Stevens, spokeswoman for 1-4 Cable Cars, the company that will
operate the service, says the firm's proposals are already well
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We expect the new cable car service
to quickly become a big tourist attraction in Brean. The total
time for an ascent or descent will be just three minutes. A service
of this kind will be a first for Somerset."