weekend in Burnham-On-Sea as temperatures reach new high
flocked to cool off in Burnham-On-Sea at the weekend when the
town saw its hottest temperatures of the year so far.
hit 25.8C (78.4F) at 4pm on Sunday, exceeding the previous record
for the year which was set on Friday.
beaches and seafront were extra busy on Sunday, as pictured here,
when visitors took
to the sea for a cooling dip.
Chamber of Trade spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was
a busy weekend for local tourism businesses in the Burnham area
with the weather attracting extra visitors. Many firms are hoping
the good weather continues during the school holidays too, which
are now just a month away."
Pavilion manager Louise Parkin added: "It was a busy weekend,
with busy sales of drinks, ice creams and fish and chips. It was
positive, but I think the Weston Air Day may have reduced the
overall number of visitors in Burnham."
good weather is also forecast during the first half of this week.