weather gives tourism trade a boost in Burnham-On-Sea
temperatures have given Burnham-On-Sea a welcome financial boost
as the good weather attracts large numbers of visitors.
Temperatures in Burnham peaked over the weekend at 21°C
on Saturday - and the good weather created queues for ice creams
and left High Street shops busier than normal.
Louise Parkin from Burnham Pavilion told Burnham-On-Sea.com sales
of ice creams and cool refreshments had been "marvellous"
throughout the weekend, adding: "The great weather has really
brought out visitors and put people in a good mood."
Sonya Fudge from the Bay View Cafe added: "Our trade was
well up on normal March weekends. It's been a good start to the
Many accommodation providers in Burnham-On-Sea say they too were
boosted by the weather with an upturn in last-minute weekend bookings.
The Met Office says the hot weather is due to continue today
(Monday) with temperatures reaching 20°C during another fine,
dry and very warm day before cooler weather arrives mid-week.