April 25, 2011
weather delivers a cracking Easter for Burnham-On-Sea traders
in Burnham-On-Sea have enjoyed one of their busiest Easters for
many years after a weekend of sizzling weather.
crowds of visitors flocked to the town, boosting trade at holiday
parks and tourist attractions over the four day period between
Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday.
Atkinson, Manager of Burnham's Home Farm Holiday Park, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We've had a fantastic weekend - the weather has helped us
addition to many holidaymakers coming to our site, the sales of
caravans over the weekend have far exceeded our expectations."
to the continuing good weather and the Royal wedding, many visitors
are also extending their breaks into next weekend."
And Burnham Pavilion's Managing Director, Louise Parkin, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The beautiful weather and water skiing
championships have been fantastic for Burnham this weekend. Large
crowds of visitors have been visiting the seafront - we've seen
our best April on record for catering sales."
Large crowds were drawn to Burnham on Saturday and Sunday to
watch the first round of the British water skiing championships,
here, while the temperatures in Burnham and the south west
were hotter than many overseas tourist destinations.
Pictured: Top, large numbers of visitors flocked to Burnham's
seafront over the Easter weekend and, above, the popular water