photos: Stunning scenes of Burnham-On-Sea's coastline from 1,500ft
ever-changing coastline between Burnham-On-Sea and Brean has been
captured on camera from 1,500ft above the town this week.
resident John Woodman took these impressive photos during a microlight
flight along the coast with a friend.
took off from Westonzoyland and flew over Highbridge's River Brue
(right), Burnham and Brean Down.
a frequent sailor, I was intrigued to see our coastline from above
at low tide to see how the mud and sand is shifting over time
in the Burnham area," John told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "We
had perfect conditions - it was a calm day and the cloud cover
was about 2,500ft which meant visibility was superb."
Martyn Willmington, who flew the Skyranger microlight, added:
"I have lived here 55 years and always see something new
or that has changed whenever I go up. It's an impressive sight."
South Esplanade, as seen from 1,500ft above the town
rocky outcrop of Brean Down stretching out into the Bristol Channel
bird's eye view of Brean Down Fort from 1,500ft above
beach and Uphill Marina (left) and Burnham beach (right) seen
through the rotor blades of the microlight