summer gives Burnham traders their 'best-ever September'
in Burnham-On-Sea are enjoying one of their busiest ever Septembers
thanks to the continuing summer weather.
were out in force over the weekend, visiting shops and cafes in
the town, with some accommodation providers also reporting a late
boost in bookings.
Indian Summer conditions saw temperatures on Sunday (September
28th) reach 23.2°C (73°F).
Tourism Information Centre Manager Ian Jefferies told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The good weather has brought many extra visitors into the
town, resulting in late bookings for accommodation providers and
more trade in our shops, which is great for the town."
"The extended summer is very welcome after a slow start to
Manager Louise Parkin confirmed: "It's been our busiest September
on record. The ongoing summer weather has been great for trade.
We have been busy with sales of ice cream and cool drinks, which
would usually be slowing down by now."
a Burnham-On-Sea Chamber of Trade spokesman added that some shops
in the town centre have also benefited, with the extra visitors
giving the town centre a seasonal boost.