Glastonbury boss says 'unspoilt' Burnham-On-Sea is his favourite
Festival boss Michael Eavis has named Burnham-On-Sea his favourite
place in Somerset and praised the town for being 'laid back and
an article in The Guardian newspaper's travel section on
Saturday, he said he frequently visits Burnham.
pictured on the town's beach four years ago, said: "For me
this place is about the whole history of coming here as a kid,
on the train with Sunday school: sandcastle competitions on the
beach, saying grace before we ate our jam tarts."
later I did all my courting in Burnham. It's a very humble place.
There's no razzmatazz."
laid-back and unspoilt which is why I still love it. I
come back every couple of weeks to walk the dogs out to the lighthouse."
Eavis has featured on Burnham-On-Sea.com several times in recent
years for his visits to the town. In 2008, he was the VIP guest
that turned on Burnham's Christmas lights, as we featured here.
in 2011, he opened the community-run tourist information centre
on The Esplanade, as featured here.