boosts holiday trade for Burnham-On-Sea tourism businesses
businesses in Burnham-On-Sea have enjoyed a bumper Bank Holiday
week as good weather attracted crowds of visitors.
weather boosted visitor numbers, creating busy scenes on Burnham
beach on Monday, when temperatures reached 23.9C.
Atkinson at Burnham's Home Farm Holiday Park told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's been a very good summer as a whole. We have bookings
for much of September and a good number of early forward bookings
for next year already. The weather has been helpful - at least
we've not had the rain of last summer."
Sonya Fudge at Burnham's Bay View Cafe on the seafront added:
"It's been our best summer for at least three years thanks
to the great weather. It's been a good season for us."
Louise Parkin at Burnham Pavilion agreed that the summer had been
a positive one for trade, although she said the Bank Holiday had
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's been a good weekend, but not
brilliant I would say. The weather was changeable at times in
the weekend and that affected trade, but the summer as a whole
has been good."
Chamber of Trade said many businesses along Burnham High Street
also reported good trade over the Bank Holiday weekend.
were also busy scenes in Brean as well, where holiday parks were
kept busy with high numbers of holidaymakers.
several days of the school holidays remaining, the busy conditions
will continue until the start of September.